by Gilbert Lai

Systems, Control & Software Engineer | Quanser

In the previous blog post, we introduced the computation and communication software architecture of the Autonomous Vehicles Research Studio and showed how it could be applied in a swarm configuration.   From homogeneous to heterogeneous vehicles with the same control architecture...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

The challenge for many professors and instructors teaching a control systems course is to find practical, easy-to-use, and well-documented hands-on devices that could help make the theoretical concepts more concrete. In the introductory control system courses, the analysis is typically...

by Murtaza Bohra

Unmanned Systems Engineer | Quanser Consulting Inc.

A couple of months ago, I co-authored a whitepaper presenting why thinking (computation) and talking (communication) are two vital tenets of a swarm ecosystem. Furthermore, the whitepaper provided some common approaches to implementing computation as well as communication frameworks within...

by Zuzana Fabusova

Applications Marketing Specialist | Quanser

Working at Quanser for a long time, drones became an everyday thing to me, long before they started appearing in the hobby-stores, on the daily news, or in the parks. But watching a recent presentation by the company founder and...

by John Pineros

Jr.Engineer | Quanser

Over the past eight months, I’ve worked on the development of the Autonomous Vehicles Research Studio as part of the mechanical engineering team. We engineers design, test, and then constantly improve our work by iterating on the design at hand....

by Murtaza Bohra

Unmanned Systems Engineer | Quanser Consulting Inc.

For the past year, I've been developing the software and control architecture for drones as an Unmanned Systems Engineer at Quanser. When I started, I only had one concept down right - the mapping between the motors and the degrees...

by Heidi Wight

Electronics Engineer | Quanser

What is an engineer? What does it mean to design? How do you build a robot? The students in my daughter’s kindergarten class can tell you! Derek and I visited her class last week to share our passion for engineering....

by Simon Whitmell

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

When I was a child, one of my favourite pass-times was to acquire a piece of electronic waste and take it apart into its component pieces. There is something fascinating about taking something complex like a computer or VCR and...

by Gilbert Lai

Systems, Control & Software Engineer | Quanser

A couple of weeks ago, we invited a group of researchers from all across Canada to Quanser's Markham headquarters for a roundtable discussion on autonomous vehicles. While we gave them a sneak peek of our new (and by now already...

by Tom Lee

Chief Education Officer | Quanser

Over the past five decades, the engineering education community has explored and established effective techniques to teach design. In the emerging world of transformational technologies of IoT, sustainable energy, machine intelligence, etc., the question of whether the existing successes can...