Each year, an Awards Committee chaired by Professor Fulvia Quagliotti evaluates candidate papers to choose the best paper in terms of originality, novelty, technical soundness and presentation. An Awards Certificate is presented to the winners at the next conference.
Winners since 2014
The list of best papers since 2014 (in reverse chronological order):
Rubio, Matthias; Naef, Joshua; Buehlmann, Franz; Brigger, Philippe; Huesser, Moritz; Inauen, Martin; Ospelt, Nicole; Gisler, Daniel; Tognon, Marco; Siegwart, Roland Y., Design of PrisMAV: An Omnidirectional Aerial Manipulator Based on a 3-PUU Parallel Mechanism
J. A. Moreno, C. Ruiz, A. Satué, J. Á. Acosta, and A. Ollero, Design, Development and Testing of a Hybrid Fixed-Flapping Wing UAV
2021 (two papers)
Sabrina Carroll, Michail Kalaitzakis, Nikolaos Vitzilaios: UAS Sensor Deployment and Retrieval to the Underside of Structures
Steffen Holter, Athanasios Tsoukalas, Nikolaos Evangeliou, Nikolaos Giakoumidis, Anthony Tzes: Relative Spherical-Visual Localization for Cooperative Unmanned Aerial Systems
Not awarded due to CoVID-19 pandemic.
Brady Anderson, Jaron Ellingson, Michael Eyler, David Buck, Cameron Peterson, Timothy W. McLain, Karl Warnick: Networked Radar Systems for Cooperative Tracking of UAVs
Christoph Briese, Andreas Seel, Franz Andert: Vision-based Detection of Non-cooperative UAVs Using Frame Differencing and Temporal Filter
Wenxin Chen, Zhenhai Duan, Yingfei Dong: False Data Injection on EKF-Based Navigation Control
Zhuming Ai, Mark Livingston, I. S. Moskowitz: Real-Time Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 3D Environment Exploration in a Mixed Reality Environment
Brandon Stark, Matthew McGee, YangQuan Chen: Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Imaging Systems Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)
Satyanarayana Gupta Manyam, Sivakumar Rathinam, Swaroop Darbha, Phil Chandler, David Casbeer: Routing of Two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Communication Constraints
Where to find the awarded papers
The awarded papers are available in the respective year’s conference proceedings.