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Mastering Autonomous Parking using Simulink and ROS

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

 

Today’s guest post is by Maximilian Mühlbauer. Maximilian was head of autonomous driving at TUfast Eco for the last season and will share their autonomous journey for the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Autonomous UrbanConcept challenge.

Back in 2016, we started developing a speed controller to assist the driver in our efficiency challenges which… read more >>

Getting Started with the Virtual Maritime RobotX Challenge

Posted by Sebastian Castro,

So, we hear you are competing in a boat competition in Hawaii? Really cool location for a competition! But wow, that’s a hard environment to replicate! Waves, ocean winds, transporting a 16-foot-long boat, not a great situation to be in! As a result, most teams have a hard time doing… read more >>

Flying Drones Using Simulink 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today’s guest post is by Maitreyee Mordekar. Maitreyee is in charge of the MathWorks student drone competitions. She’ll be sharing first hand experience from an event where students were progamming the Parrot Mambo Minidrone using Simulink.

You like using Simulink? –  or need an opportunity to learn the software better? You… read more >>

Government, Industry, and Academia Shaping the Next Generation of Engineers

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today’s guest post is by Swarooph Seshadri. Swarooph is MathWorks’ liaison to EcoCar Mobility Challenge which aims to educate the next generation of automotive engineers.

Student competitions have a unique benefit of teaching students, real-world concepts to be successful in a professional environment, such as project management, communication, teamwork etc. A… read more >>

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