Plenary sessions

Monday September 17, 2007
Plenary session 1
MAV Design, Aerodynamics & Propulsion
Chaired by : C. BOLLER University of Sheffield, Leeds, UK

Aerodynamics of VTOL Micro Air Vehicles

S. Shkarayev

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

J.-M. Moschetta and B. Bataillé

SUPAERO, Toulouse, France

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Plasma Flow Control at MAV Reynolds Numbers

B. Göksel

Electrofluidsystems Ltd. Holding, Berlin, Germany

D. Greenblatt, I. Rechenberg, R. Bannasch, C. O. Paschereit

Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Presentation of the MAVDEM project

A. Joulia and C. Le Tallec

ONERA, Chatillon, France

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Plenary session 2
MAV Navigation and Mission Planning
Chaired by : P. VÖRSMANN Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

APath Planning for a Fixed Wing Micro Air Vehicle in Fuzzy Quadtree Framework

S. Ghosh, A. Halder and M. Sinha

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India

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A Simple and Robust Fixed- Wing Platform for Outdoor Flying Robot Experiments

T. Krüger, J. Axmann and P. Vörsmann

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany.

L. Krüger

Mavionics, Braunschweig, Germany

A. Kuhn

Andata Development Technologies, Hallein, Austria

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Soaring behaviors in UAVs : 'animat' design methodology and current results

S. Doncieux, G. Tatur, J.-B. Mouret and J.-A. Meyer

Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et Robotique, LIP6, Paris, France

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Tuesday September 18, 2007
Plenary session 3
Flapping-wing MAVs, fluid-structure interaction
Chaired by : C. BOLLER University of Sheffield, Leeds, UK

Experimental Elastic Deformation Characterization of a Flapping-Wing MAV using Visual Image Correlation

K. Stewart, R. Albertani

University of Florida, Shalimar, FL USA

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The Use of Resonant Structures for Miniaturizing FMAVs

C. Bolsman, H. Goosen, R. Munnig Schmidt and F. van Keulen

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

B. Palsson

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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Unsteady Mechanical Aspects of Flexible Wings: an Experimental Investigation Applied to Biologically Inspired MAVs.

R. Albertani, B. Stanford and P. Ifju

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL USA

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Thursday September 20, 2007
Plenary session 4
Sense and Avoid, Autopilots for MAV System
Chaired by : T. HAMEL I3S, UNSA-CNRS, Nice, France

Flight Controller Design and Autonomous Flight Tests of 60cm-sized UAV

J. Fujinaga, H. Tokutake and S. Sunada

Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

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Strategies for the Implementation of a Sense and Avoid System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

J. B. Park and P. Vörsmann

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

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Design concepts for a novel attitude sensor for Micro Aerial Vehicles based on dragonfly ocellar vision

G. Stange, R. Berry and J. van Kleef

Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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Plenary session 5
Flapping-MAVs, Flight Control and Navigation
Chaired by : J. A. MULDER Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

A Dynamic Model and System Identification Procedure for the Autonomous Ornithopter

B. Malladi, R. Krashanitsa, D. Silin and S. Shkarayev

University of Florida, Tucson, FL USA

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Flapping-wing flight in birdsized UAVs for the ROBUR project: from an evolutionary optimization to a real flappingwing mechanism

E. de Margerie, J.-B. Mouret

Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et Robotique, LIP6, Paris

T. Ravasi, P. Martinelli and C. Grand, Institut

Grand, Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Cachan, France

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Experimental investigation on the aft-element flapping of a two-element airfoil at high attack angle

T. Guang-kun, S. Gong-Xin and S. Wen-han

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, China

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Friday September 21, 2007
Plenary session 6
Rotary-wing MAV Systems
Chaired by : P. DOHERTY Linköping University, Sweden

Rotorcraft Using Minimal Sensing For Fully Autonomous Control

J. Roberts, T. Stirling, J.-C. Zufferey and D. Floreano

Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

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Modeling and development of a quadrotor UAV

G. Pradel, K. Benzemrane, G. Damm, N. Azouz

Informatique, Biologie Intégrative et Systèmes Complexes (IBISC), Université d’Evry, Evry, France

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Nonlinear Attitude and Position Control of a Micro Quadrotor using Sliding Mode and Backstepping techniques

P. Adigbli

Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany

J.-B. Mouret, S. Doncieux, J.-A. Arcady

Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et Robotique, LIP6, Paris

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