UAS-Enabled Solutions for Bridge Inspection

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Sep 2021: NCDOT awarded our research team from NCA&T and UNCC to employ drones for bridge inspection. Read more ...

March 2020: The researchers in this project presented the paper "A systematic evaluation and selection of UAS-enabled solutions for bridge inspection practices," at 2020 international IEEE Aerospace Conference, with AIAA and PHM Society as technical cosponsors. IEEE Aerospace Conference is organized to promote interdisciplinary understanding of aerospace systems, their underlying science and technology, and their applications to government and commercial endeavors. The annual, weeklong conference, was set in a stimulating and thought provoking environment. The 2020 conference was the 41st. See the presentation video

Nov 2019: The team made two Intel Falcon 8+ operational and did preparation tests at NC A&T Research Park. Excited to see the results of flight performance tests and actual bridge inspection results with these platforms. See the video

October 2019: The project "Developing a Safe and Cost-Effective Flight Control Methodology for a UAV-Enabled Bridge Inspection" was featured at the NCA&T annual research report. Read more ...

October 2019: Dr. Karimoddini attended a panel at the Triangle Smart Cities Summit and discussed “Innovation from Everywhere,” and the role and potential impact of aerial and ground autonomous vehicles on future smart cities. Read more ...

May 2019: NCDOT awarded the project "Developing a Safe and Cost-Effective Flight Control Methodology for a UAV-Enabled Bridge Inspection." Read more ...

May 2019: Drones Prove an Agile, Affordable Mechanism to Inspect Aging Civil Infrastructure. Read more ...

May 2019: N.C. A&T professor to help NCDOT examine how UAS can be used to inspect bridges. Read more ...

May 2019: Drones Prove an Agile, Affordable Mechanism to Inspect Aging Civil Infrastructure. Read more ...