Congratulations! Mark Mueller has received the ETH Medal for his excellent Doctoral Thesis "Increased autonomy for quadrocopter systems: trajectory generation, fail-safe strategies, and state estimation".
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the 2T5 Mid-Career Achievement Award for his significant achievements within 25 years of graduation.
Congratulations! Mark Mueller has been appointed Assistant Professor with tenure track at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley starting Fall 2016. Mark Mueller completed his PhD in engineering with Professor Raffaello D’Andrea at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control (IDSC) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Congratulations! Weixuan Zhang won the Willi Studer Prize for best Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Congratulations! Fabian Byland won the Willi Studer Prize for best Master's degree in Robotic Systems and Control.
Congratulations! Matthias Hofer won the ETH Medal for his excellent Master Thesis "Parametric Model Predictive Control of the Flying Platform".
Congratulations! Maximilian Schulz won the ETH Medal for his excellent Master Thesis "High-Speed Flight of a Tethered Quadrocopter".
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea received the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation at the Award Ceremony held during ICRA 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden from 16-21 May 2016.
Check out the latest Flying Machine Arena Video of the "Monospinner" and Weixuan Zhang's Robohub article:"The Monospinner: world's mechanically simplest controllable flying machine".
Congratulations! Mark Müller won the 2016 George Giralt PhD award for his thesis "Increased autonomy for quadrocopter systems: trajectory generation, fail-safe strategies, and state estimation". The Georges Giralt PhD Award is an annual award given by the European Robotics Research Network for the best robotics PhD thesis in Europe.
Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea presented various flying machines at TED2016 in Vancouver. Check out the latest video.
Check out the latest Flying Machine Arena Video of the "Flying Platform" and Michael Mühlebach's new Robohub article: "This flying machine uses ducted fans for propulsion and control".
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation, which is the most prestigious award presented by the IEEE in the field of robotics and automation.
Congratulations! Anton Ledergerber won the ETEL Award for his Master thesis "A Robot Self-Localization System using One-Way Ultra-Wideband Communication".
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea received the robotics industry’s highest honor, the Engelberger Robotics Award.
Congratulations! Dr. Sebastian Trimpe, former PHD student of Prof. D'Andrea and currently Research Scientist at the Autonomous Motion Department of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, Germany, has been awarded the "Klaus Tschira award for achievements in public understanding of science." His award-winning article "Only if there is something to say" describes his PhD research and appeared in the German popular science magazine "Bild der Wissenschaft."