Description: The Drone Recharging Operational Payload System (DROPS) aims to standardize autonomous cargo delivery units for both military and commercial applications. The development of a docking interface between class 2 UAVs and cargo units will permit mechanical alignment and connection with subsequent power and data transmission. The system will ease the process of transporting necessary items to potentially hazardous military environments with future operations encompassing the commercial sector as well.
Sponsor: TB2 Aerospace
Advisor: Jade Morton
PM: Cody Watson
Team Roster: Ben Capeloto, Alex Karas, Cody Watson, Nate Kuczun, Daniel GutierrezMendoza, Joshua Schmitz, Ian Chakraborty, Caroline Dixon, Sid Arora, Mia Abouhamad, Dominic Dougherty, Rafael Figueroa