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Drone Infrastructure Inspection and Interaction (DIII)”


Project objectives

Energy Harvesting
The project aims at building a light-weight energy harvester to tap energy from the powerline cables to charge the drones without modifying the power grid’s infrastructure.

Artificial Intelligence Algorithms
The project will improve the state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to optimize the inspection results thereby it is possible to only store the relevant inspection data on-board of the drone.

Swarm System
The project will reduce the inspection time and improve its accuracy by building a collaborative drone system to fly along the cables to inspect all of the sides of the cables at once.

Harsh environment operations
The project aims at building a resilient drone system that is capable to overcome the electromagnetic interferences of the high-voltage cables on the drone electrical components.



Grad Solutions Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD), 2018-2021

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Prof. Emad Samuel Malki Ebeid, Head of Digital and High-Frequency Electronics


Last Updated 30.08.2023