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June 3, 2013
The International Miniature Aircraft Association (IMAA) put together a giant scale (80” wingspan min.) festival during Memorial Day Weekend. MESA Lab was invited to occupy a booth to educate and learn from passersby about UAVs and sUAS. MESA Lab displayed the Print’N’Fly 3D...
June 2, 2013
Making Headlines Dr. YangQuan Chen and Brandon Stark made some news this past week while attending the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS 13).   http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/drone-scientists-hope-change-public-image-124633937.html http://news.yahoo.com/blogs...
June 2, 2013
6/1/2013, the 4th Robots and Ribs (R&R) is held successfully in MESA Lab. Click the link bellow to see more.
May 21, 2013
May 23rd, 2013, 2-3PM @ MESA LAB, Mechatronics, Embedded Systems and Automation (MESA) Lab,4225 N. Hospital Rd., Atwater, CA 95301. T:209-2284398 Contact: Professor YangQuan Chen, Email: yqchen@ieee.org Title: Battery Model-Based Thrust Controller for a Small, Low Cost Multirotor Unmanned...
May 6, 2013
MESA LAB welcomes new member: Mr. Taizi Lyu. Taizhi will arrive May 10th and stay for one year as an exchange Ph.D. student. His home university is Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China. Research interests: SLAM(simultaneous localization and mapping); Multi-sensor Data...
April 23, 2013
Apr/20/2013 (Saturday), the 3rd Robots and Ribs (R&R = Research&Related in grants.gov) monthly envent was held successfully in MESA Lab. We have more robots this time, and of course, more ribs! 53 attendants.
April 17, 2013
MESA LAB welcomes Mr. Tobias Fromm, Ph.D. student, Robotics Group, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany. His MEAM Graduate Seminar info (4/19/2013, 2-3PM, Friday, room SE1-138) Title: Intelligent Robots For The Win: Selected Topics in Applied Machine Learning  Abstract:  For various...
April 11, 2013
http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/371/1990.toc Theme Issue published @ Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences Theme Issue ‘Fractional calculus and its applications’ compiled and edited by Changpin Li, YangQuan...
April 11, 2013
Congratulations to Peter Ferrell! MESA LAB member's story: Engineering a Garden Takes a Campus Community  
April 11, 2013
Dr. Jiaguo Liu arrived today from Shandong University. He will be visiting MESA LAB for one year. Dr. Liu's expertise is on fractional calculus and its applications. Dr. Liu will work with Dr. Chen closely on fractional order mechanics. We will offer ME280 "Fractional Order Mechanics...

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