Robotic Autonomy, Visual Perception, and Localizat
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Robotic Autonomy, Visual Perception, and Localization This research project is with the Electronics for Sense and Control (ESC) team at the Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, MD. The ESC team focuses on the development of size, weight, and power constrained electronics, autonomy, and robotic systems to support Soldier effectiveness, including but not limited to: positioning, navigation, and timing estimation and dissemination, situational awareness, and human/agent teaming. This research project specifically covers development of hardware, software, and theory to enable navigation, relative positioning, and inter-agent communications for small unmanned aerial systems. Keywords: robotics, autonomy, navigation, perception, SLAM, target detection, target tracking Click here for more information

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

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