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Swarming UAVs could be used to save lives at sea

By Damir Beciri
12 July 2012

unsw-monica-chiInspired by the swarming patterns of animals in nature, an aerospace engineering PhD student from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, is using biomimicry to develop an algorithm which simulates novel and chaotic flight formations of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The results could be used in order to improve their performance in marine… »


Sunswift IVy sets the world record for the fastest solar car

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments7 January 2011

sunswift-ivyUniversity of New South Wales (UNSW) Sunswift solar car has been developed for almost 15 years, and its current version – Sunswift IVy – managed to set a new Guinness World Record as the world’s fastest vehicle powered by the sun. The car smashed the world solar car speed record at the HMAS Albatross navy… »