CASCADE is looking for an experienced software engineer to build an advanced unmanned traffic simulation environment

Position: Principal/Senior Research Fellow (Software Engineer)Location:  Boldrewood Campus, University of SouthamptonSalary: £38,460 to £50,132 Per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 3 yearsClosing Date:  Friday 13 September 2019Interview Date: To be confirmedReference:  1171019DA Apply for this job CASCADE (Complex Autonomous Systems Configuration and Design Exploratory) is a large EPSRC funded programme grant. It is a … More CASCADE is looking for an experienced software engineer to build an advanced unmanned traffic simulation environment

Highlights from the CASCADE Collaboration Workshop, Llanbedr June 2019

On the week commencing the 17th June 2019, CASCADE held its first weeklong airfield workshop. The event brought together the entire CASCADE team, along with external collaborators and representatives from industry. Flight testing, collaboration and knowledge sharing were the focus of the event. Several platforms and technologies which have been developed by the CASCADE project … More Highlights from the CASCADE Collaboration Workshop, Llanbedr June 2019

CASCADE develops a smartphone app to automate drones for good

CASCADE has developed a smartphone app which can connect with off-the-shelf drones and send them to autonomously inspect multiple locations using coordinates received by SMS text message. The project was part of a case study led by Cranfield University aiming at automating control and facilitating communication between multiple drones so they can work on tasks … More CASCADE develops a smartphone app to automate drones for good

CASCADE representative at the Science and Technology Parliamentary Committee discussing the future of commercial drones in UK

Professor Jim Scanlan of the University of Southampton participated in the meeting of the Science and Technology Committee and Defence Committee discussing the future of civilian drone use in the UK on Tuesday 11 June 2019. CASCADE was joined by representatives of the Civil Aviation Authority, the Royal Aeronautical Society, and Association of Remotely Piloted … More CASCADE representative at the Science and Technology Parliamentary Committee discussing the future of commercial drones in UK

Autonomy for UAVs

Cranfield University is leading the development of new autonomous UAV technology as part of the CASCADE EPSRC project. Autonomy is a fundamental enabling factor in achieving the wider adoption of UAVs in the UK’s airspace. Initially CASCADE is focusing on demonstrating the benefits that multiple autonomous UAVs can have within a precision agriculture environment. Other … More Autonomy for UAVs