15 Aug
2018

PYNQ-copter’s Maiden voyage

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This hexrotor was designed using the Xilinx PYNQ board. The system currently has an open-loop controller, but the other members of my group are working toward integrating an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and barometer for a closed-loop controller.¬†What sets this apart from other small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is that all computation is handled within […]

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30 Jun
2018

New lab, new state, new project

This week I shipped out to San Diego, California to take part in the NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program hosted by the Engineers for Exploration group at the University of California, San Diego. I am part of a group of 10 undergraduates working on engineering research projects for the next 9 weeks. I am […]

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