by Gilbert Lai

Systems, Control & Software Engineer | Quanser

When attending this year's American Control Conference (ACC), one of the special sessions caught my attention. The National Science Foundation (NSF) invited junior faculty and researchers to a presentation titled “Getting Funded by NSF: Proposal Preparation and the Merit Review Process”...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

In introductory control system courses, the analysis is typically done in the S-domain using transfer functions, and the advanced control courses introduce students to the state-space modeling and state-feedback control techniques. But quite often, instructors are caught in the mid-range...

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...