Novel UAV Development

Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Course 16.82


Potential projects for upcoming capstone design courses include:

Air Launched UAVs for Surveillance Operations

  • Deploy from mothership, ingress to mission area
  • Autonomously coordinate distributed operations
  • Combine powered flight and glide to extend endurance


Water Sampling and Treatment Delivery

  • Collect water samples for testing to prevent spread of disease (e.g. cholera)
  • Distribute medication to remote communities (e.g. antibiotics)