Graduate Space

Introducing AUTalks

Feb. 17, 2020

AUTalks is a new seminar series brought to you by the researchers in RECUV, IRISS, and other Autonomous Systems initiatives. The purpose of the series is to encourage collaboration and idea-sharing. This will be done through a series of short presentations introducing the work done by the different AUT groups...

RECUV student awarded 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

March 23, 2017

Congratulations to RECUV graduate student Katherine Glasheen for being awarded the 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Katherine's research focuses on network enabled-autonomy for aerial robots - using cloud robotics in the clouds. The goal of Katherine's work is to expand the autonomous capabilities of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) through...

Dan Szafir

RECUV faculty named one of Forbes 30 Under 30.

Feb. 3, 2017

RECUV faculty member Daniel Szafir was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 for his work on human-robot interaction and human-computer interaction. Dan runs the A TLAS Interactive Robotics and Novel Technologies ( IRON ) Lab . Since joining the University of Colorado in 2015, he has quickly grown the...

RECUV student wins Best Paper award

Jan. 10, 2017

RECUV student Brett Israelsen won the AIAA Intelligent Systems Best Student Paper Award at the 2016 AIAA SciTech Forum for his work “Towards Adaptive Training of Agent-based Sparring Partners for Fighter Pilots” (B.Israelsen, N.Ahmed, K. Center, R. Green, and W. Bennett Jr.). The work was conducted as part of the...


The Integrated Remote and In Situ Sensing Initiative

April 19, 2016

We live in a four-dimensional universe of space and time, continuously seeking “high ground” for the otherwise unobtainable clarity that comes with seeing from above. Mobility enabled by flight extends spatial reach and provides temporal presence—to be at the right place at the right time—for critical applications that might include...

RECUV students awarded NSF fellowships

April 5, 2016

Congratulations to RECUV graduate students Andrew Mills and Joseph Straccia for being awarded 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Of the 25 students awarded fellowships in Aerospace Engineering, four are from the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at CU with two from RECUV!


RECUV work highlighted in GPS World

April 5, 2016

Work performed by RECUV faculty member Dennis Akos and student Joshua Tubbs is the focus of a new article in GPS World. Their work takes a look at how radio-frequency interference can impact GNSS equipment on unmanned aircraft systems and how robustly the equipment can navigate those systems. The article...

CU Tempest UAS

RECUV research highlighted by NSF, NBC News, and the Weather Channel

Oct. 2, 2015

The National Science Foundation, NBC News, and the Weather Channel included RECUV research with collaborator Adam Houston from the University of Nebraska in a 10-part video series that explores the science of natural disasters and research to avert their human and economic toll. " When Nature Strikes: Science of Natural...

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RECUV hosts the IAB meeting for the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Aug. 19, 2015

RECUV hosted Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting for the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) on August 5-6, 2015. This two day event included over 75 participants from academia, industry, and government agencies. The purpose of the meeting was to present results from last year's projects and to select the...

RECUV researchers deployed to Arctic to perform persistent sampling

Aug. 4, 2015

RECUV researchers have deployed to Oliktok Point, AK as part of the Department of Energy project "Evaluation of Routine Atmospheric Sounding Measurements using Unmanned Systems (ERASMUS)." The RECUV team will fly the Datahawk 2 UAS for 12 hours continually every day for two weeks in order to acquire persistent sounding...