Eric Frew

Associate Professor, H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow, Director of RECUV
Contact Information:
frew@colorado.edu
303-735-1285, 303-735-2116 (lab)

Office Location: ECAE 181

Personal Website: http://recuv.colorado.edu/~frew/

Focus Area

Vehicle Systems

Education

Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2003
M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1996
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1995

Professional Experience

2012-present, Director, Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV)
2011-present, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2004-2011, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2003-2004, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Center for Collaborative Control of Unmanned Vehicles, University of California, Berkeley

Awards (selected)

H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow, 2014
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Associate Fellow, 2013
Provost's Faculty Achievement Award, 2009
NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2009
The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in STEM Education, 2009-2010
Dean's Faculty Fellowship, Spring 2009
Young Engineer of the Year, AIAA Rocky Mountain Section, 2006

Research Interests

Networked heterogeneous unmanned aircraft systems, optimal distributed sensing by mobile robots, controlled mobility in ad-hoc sensor networks, miniature self-deploying systems, guidance and control of unmanned aircraft in complex atmospheric phenomena.