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August 14, 2014
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) UC Merced Student Branch is now officially established! We also got a nice frame from AIAA. (photo) 2015 News 4/30/15. Congratulations! AIAA UC Merced Student Branch were in finalists for two awards for the Annual UC Merced...
August 14, 2014
8/14/2014. Merced, California. We would like to announce our successful flights of missions today at Vernal Pool and Grassland Reserve, UC Merced's scientific data-drone flight test site approved by FAA under COA-2014-WSA-29 (PDF). The most interesting features of these history making flights...
July 9, 2014
We are very pleased to share that, our second FAA COA was approved today 7/9/2014. The COA site is UC Merced's new Natural Reserve http://vernalpools.ucmerced.edu/  (MAP). The full text of the FAA COA in PDF is here. Out first FAA COA was approved Nov. 11, 2013. Site map is here....
July 9, 2014
Service website (http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/MADbook) for the textbook "Modeling, Analysis and Design of Control Systems in MATLAB and Simulink" (World Scientific 2014) By Dingyu Xue, Northeastern University, Shenyang, P R China, and YangQuan Chen, University of California,...
June 3, 2014
MESA Lab Manager Brandon Stark Attended FAA UAS COE Public Meeting May 28-29 in Washington DC.   COE for UAS Public Meeting May 28-29 Download the Agenda (PDF) Download the Announcement In accordance with Public Law 101-508, the FAA plans to competitively select a Center of...
June 3, 2014
MESA Lab Manager Brandon Stark Will Attend UAS Summit on Challenges and Opportunities on the Road to Integration on June 10th, San Diego. http://www.auvsisandiego.com/uploads/CoE_UAS_Summit_Save_the_Date_6102014.pdf or this website http://www.unmannedcoe.com/ Brandon Stark serves as an invited...
May 25, 2014
The details of this pre-conference tutorial can be found at http://uasconferences.com/ICUAS14_T1.pdf (5/27/2014, Orlando, FL) (Local PDF copy is here) http://www.icuas.com/committee.html The ICUAS14 webiste is http://uasconferences.com/ and the final program is at https://controls.papercept.net/...
May 25, 2014
June 2nd, 2014. Fractional Calculus Day at UC Merced 2014 Edition cum The Fourth AFC Workshop (Series) @ MESA LAB @ UC MERCED [Please see event flyer.doc] (Our 2013 FC Day at UC Merced is documented here http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/node/68) 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 FC Day events can be...
May 13, 2014
http://citris-uc.org/event/groundtruth-and-airwaves-sensor-networks-and-emerging-technology-for-environmental-journalism-apr-30/ Dr. Chen's recorded talk: The Era of Robotic Environmental Co-Journalists  
May 13, 2014
http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/AFC We target 100 seminars per year on AFC! Our research page on AFC is at http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/research/applied-fractional-calculus

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