Oct. 4 colloquium to discuss Ascending Technologies, flying robots


Daniel Gurdan and Jan Stumpf, founders and chief executives of Ascending Technologies, will present the design of a highly flexible quadcopter platform during a colloquium at 4 p.m., Oct. 4 in 115 Avery Hall. A reception will precede the colloquium at 3:30 p.m. in 348 Avery Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Gurdan and Stumpf will discuss the quadcopter's mechanical design as well as the flight control system architecture, which is built for easy adaption to a variety of experiments. They will also discuss the founding of their company Ascending Technologies in January 2007.

More details at: http://www.asctec.de/home-en