Centre for Intelligent Transport

Electroadhesion for Perching and Resting Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on Various Surfaces

Principal investigator:Ketao ZHANG
Funding source(s):Royal Society
 Start: 31-03-2022  /  End: 30-03-2024
 Amount: £12000
Research Centre:
In this collaborative project, we propose to develop enabling technologies based on electroactive mechanisms for aiding small UAVs to effectively anchor on various surfaces in challenging environments. The novel technology and strategy can find a wide range of industrial applications and has the potential of revolutionizing aerial photography, infrastructure inspection, and surveillance.