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July 16, 2013
7/13/2013, the 5th Robots and Ribs (R&R) is held successfully in MESA Lab. Click the link bellow to see more.
June 15, 2013
MESA LAB had group meeting on June 14th, 2013. Dr. Mac McKee, Director of  met the members of MESA LAB and gave an inspirational speech. Then at 2:30, Dr. McKee presented a seminar at SE1-200. Please refer to the flyer (snri_seminar_flyer_-_prof._mckee_-_june_14th.pdf) for more information....
June 12, 2013
MESA Lab Presents Fractional Calculus Day @ UCMerced Fractional calculus (FC) is about differentiation or integration of non-integer orders. The concept of fractional calculus has tremendous potential to change the way we see, model, and control the nature around us. Using integer order calculus,...
June 3, 2013
At the Merced River Fair we provided outreach to the ecological science community as well as the general public by showing many of the functions unmanned aerial systems can perform in an agricultural or ecological setting. The main display was the AquaCopter, a waterproof quad-rotor perfect for...
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.

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