Autonomous water drone takes first place in Spring 2020 Capstone Design Showcase

May 21, 2020

By Emilie Rusch
Colorado School of Mines Newsroom

A water vehicle capable of autonomously collecting ecological data from freshwater reservoirs is the winner of the Spring 2020 Capstone Design Showcase.

TheĀ Autonomous Surface Vehicle, a twin-propeller, battery-powered catamaran capable of being programmed or manually controlled via radio, would ferry a sensor payload between user-defined waypoints in a water reservoir… Read more…