Posts By: Stafan Leutenegger

RSS 2020 Paper on Aerial Writing!

Excited about this RSS 2020 paper with Dimos Tzoumanikas, Felix Graule, Cheryl Yan, Dhruv Shah and Marija Popovic. We propose a hybrid force and position Nonlinear Model-Predictive Controller (NMPC) for aerial manipulation showcased by a drone writing on a whiteboard. Paper: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2006.02116.pdf

ICRA 2020 papers

The Smart Robotics Lab will be presenting two ICRA 2020 papers: Nonlinear MPC with Motor Failure Identification and Recovery forSafe and Aggressive Multicopter Flight paper | video Fast Frontier-based Information-driven Autonomous Exploration with an MAV paper | video Also, with the Dyson Robotics Lab, there are two more ICRA papers and

Welcome Masha!

We are very happy to welcome Masha Popovic to the team, joining us after finishing her PhD at ETH Zurich’s ASL!

3DV paper on adaptive-resolution volumetric SLAM

I am excited about our 3DV paper on adaptive-resolution octree-based volumetric SLAM (Emanuele Vespa, Nils Funk, Paul H. J. Kelly, and Stefan Leutenegger): in both the tracking step (ICP) as well as the map fusion, we can choose the voxel resolution adaptively to match the pixel size, whereby the representations at different scales are kept… Read more »

MBZIRC 2017 Abu Dhabi

We participated in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) 2017 in Abu Dhabi — together with some of the most well-known robotics groups from all over the world, we were admitted to the finals. Together with members from Imperial’s Aerial Robotics Lab, we entered the Challenge 1, consisting of trying to land our… Read more »

ECCV best paper award!

We are very proud to announce that we received the ECCV’16 best paper award with Real-Time 3D Reconstruction and 6-DoF Tracking with an Event Camera. Congratulations, Hanme Kim!!

Welcome Wenbin Li!

We’re very excited having Wenbin Li starting as a postdoctoral researcher today, working on Additive Aerial Building Manufacturing (AABM)!

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