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PhD Projects at SDU UAS Center

Ongoing PhD projects

Cooperative control of multirobot systems in real-world applications

PhD student: Kasper Andreas Grøntved
Principal supervisor: Anders Christensen

Safe BVLOS Operation of Drones for Nature Conservation

PhD student: Guy Maalouf
Principal supervisor:  Kjeld Jensen

Calm Drones

PhD Student: Saadia Afridi
Principal supervisor: Ulrik Pagh Schultz

Design of Cooperative Control for Multi-UAV Systems in Search and Rescue

PhD student: Junaid Anwar  
Principal supervisor: Anders Christensen


PhD Student: Jes Hundevadt Jepsen
Principal supervisor: Ulrik Pagh Schultz
Co-supervisor:  Kjeld Jensen

Concluded PhD projects

Autonomous Service Drones for Safety-Compliant European Operations

PhD Student: Kristian Husum Terkildsen
Principal supervisor: Kjeld Jensen

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Hardware-centric Modular Framework for Continuous Testing of Autonomous Cyber-physical Systems

PhD Student: Martin Skriver
Principal supervisor: Anders Stengaard Sørensen
Co-supervisor:  Ulrik Pagh Schultz

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Power Modeling and Optimization of UAV Software for Heterogeneous Embedded Systems

PhD Student: Adam Seewald
Principal supervisor: Ulrik Pagh Schultz

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An Ethical Drone

PhD student: Dylan Cawthorne
Principal supervisor: Alf Mikael Rehn
Co-Supervisor: Marianne Harbo Frederiksen and Douglas Cairns

Developing a commercial drone based on philosophical, social, and technological considereations.

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Safe Multi-sensor Software Architecture for Autonomous Vehicles

Industrial PhD student: Johann Thor Ingibergsson Mogensen
In cooperation with: CLAAS E-Systems
Supervisor: Ulrik Pagh Schultz

The project aims to design and develop hard- and software adhering to international safety standards and, in particular, the development of a method for automatically integrating sensor data and automatic program generation to ease the integration and verification of sensors and software.

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Machine Vision Based Plant Recognition for Weed Species Identification

PhD student: Mads Dyrmann
Supervisor: Henrik Skov Midtiby

The purpose of the PhD project is to develop a system, which can partly or fully automate the process of weed species identification in images acquired from conventional grown fields.

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SDU UAS Centre University of Southern Denmark

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  • Odense M - DK-5230
  • Phone: +45 6550 9523

Last Updated 01.12.2023