Monday afternoon / 17 September 2007
Session 1      MAV Design, Aerodynamics & Propulsion 

Chaired by :  C. BOLLER, University of Sheffield, Leeds, UK

1430 1455 1520

Aerodynamics of VTOL Micro Air Vehicles

S. Shkarayev, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ ; J.-M. Moschetta and B. Bataillé, SUPAERO, Toulouse, France


Plasma Flow Control at MAV Reynolds Numbers

B. Göksel, Electrofluidsystems Ltd. Holding, Berlin, Germany;

D. Greenblatt, R. Bannasch, I. Rechenberg. O. Paschereit, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Presentation of the MAVDEM project

A. Joulia and C. Le Tallec, ONERA, Chatillon, France

Monday afternoon / 17 September 2007
Session 2      MAV Navigation and Mission Planning 

Chaired by :  P. VÖRSMANN, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

1615 1640 1705

Path Planning for a Fixed Wing Micro Air Vehicle in Fuzzy Quadtree Framework

S. Ghosh, A. Halder and M. Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India


Flight Control for Micro Aerial Vehicles Using Artificial Intelligence

T. Krüger, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany ; L. Krüger, Mavionics, Braunschweig, Germany ;  A. Kuhn, Andata Development Technologies, Hallein, Austria ;

J. Axmann and P. Vörsmann, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany 


Soaring behaviors in UAVs : 'animat' design methodology and current results

S. Doncieux, G. Tatur, J.-B. Mouret and J.-A. Meyer, Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et Robotique, LIP6, Paris, France

Tuesday afternoon / 18 September 2007
Session 3      Flapping-wing MAVs, fluid-structure interaction 

Chaired by :  W. SHYY, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1315 1340 1405

Experimental Elastic Deformation Characterization of a Flapping-Wing MAV using Visual Image Correlation

K. Stewart, R. Albertani, University of Florida, Shalimar, FL


The Use of Resonant Structures for Miniaturizing FMAVs

C. Bolsman, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands ; B. Palsson, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden ; H. Goosen, R. Munnig Schmidt and F. van Keulen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands 


Unsteady Mechanical Aspects of Flexible Wings: an Experimental Investigation Applied to Biologically Inspired MAVs.

R. Albertani, REEF, University of Florida, FL ; B. Stanford and P. Ifju, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Thursday morning / 20 September 2007
Session 4      Sense and Avoid, Autopilots for MAV Systems 

Chaired by :  T. HAMEL, I3S, UNSA-CNRS, Nice, France

0900 0925 0950

Flight Controller Design and Autonomous Flight Tests of 60cm-sized UAV

J. Fujinaga, H. Tokutake and S. Sunada, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan


Strategies for the Implementation of a Sense and Avoid System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

J. B. Park and P. Vörsmann, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany 


Design concepts for a novel attitude sensor for Micro Aerial Vehicles based on dragonfly ocellar vision

G. Stange, R. Berry and J. van Kleef, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Thursday morning / 20 September 2007
Session 5      Flapping-MAVs, Flight Control and Navigation 

Chaired by :  J. A. MULDER, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

1115 1140 1205

A Dynamic Model and System Identification Procedure for the Autonomous Ornithopter

B. Malladi, R. Krashanitsa, D. Silin and S. Shkarayev, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


Flapping-wing flight in bird-sized UAVs for the ROBUR project: from an evolutionary optimization to a real flapping-wing mechanism

E. de Margerie, J.-B. Mouret, Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et Robotique, LIP6, Paris, France ; T. Ravasi, P. Martinelli and C. Grand, Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Cachan, France


Experimental investigation on the aft-element flapping of a two-element airfoil at high attack angle

T. Guang-kun, S. Gong-Xin and S. Wen-han, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, China

Friday morning / 21 September 2007
Session 6      Rotary-wing MAV Systems 

Chaired by :  P. DOHERTY, Linköping University, Sweden

1030 1055 1120

Rotorcraft Using Minimal Sensing For Fully Autonomous Control

J. Roberts, T. Stirling, J.-C. Zufferey and D. Floreano, Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland


Modeling and development of a quadrotor UAV

G. Pradel, K. Benzemrane, G. Damm, N. Azouz, Informatique, Biologie Intégrative et Systèmes Complexes (IBISC), Université d’Evry, Evry, France


Nonlinear Attitude and Position Control of a Micro Quadrotor using Sliding Mode and Backstepping Techniques

P. Adigbli, Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany ; J.-B. Mouret, S. Doncieux, J.-A. Arcady, Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et Robotique, LIP6, Paris