UAV SWARM Health Management Project

Alumni Team Member Information

Dr. Mario Valenti

Team Member


September 2003 to June 2007

Degrees


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, MIT
S.M. in EECS, MIT
B.S. in Elec. Engrg., Temple Univ.
B.S. in Mech. Engrg., Temple Univ.

Research interests


Autonomous / Intelligent Control
Autonomous Vehicle Design
Autonomous Path / Mission Planning
Vehicle / Mission System Health Management

Selected Publications


Refereed Journal Papers

T. Schouwenaars, M. Valenti, E. Feron, J. How, E. Roche Linear Programming and Language Processing for Human/Unmanned-Aerial-Vehicle Team Missions, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 29, No. 2, March-April 2006, pp. 303-313


Refereed Conference Papers

M. Valenti, B. Bethke, G. Fiore, J. How, E. FeronIndoor Multi-Vehicle Flight Testbed for Fault Detection, Isolation, and Recovery, AIAA Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, August 2006, Keystone, CO

G. Tournier, M. Valenti, J. How, E. FeronEstimation and Control of a Quadrotor Vehicle Using Monocular Vision and Moire Patterns, AIAA Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, August 2006, Keystone, CO

T. Schouwenaars, M. Valenti, E. Feron, J. HowImplementation and Flight Test Results of MILP-based UAV Guidance, IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2005, Big Sky, MT

M. Valenti, T. Schouwenaars, Y. Kuwata, E. Feron, J. How, E. Roche, J. PaunickaImplementation of a Manned Vehicle - UAV Mission System, AIAA Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control, August 2004, Providence, RI

News Articles


MIT's Intelligent Aircraft Fly, Cooperate Autonomously
(September 26, 2006)

New Vehicles Will Make Own Decisions Based on Commands
(November 17th, 2004)
 

MIT team guides airplane remotely using spoken English
(November 2nd, 2004)

Interesting Fact


Co-designed mission system allowing a human pilot to communicate with UAV using a natural language interface in real-time (2004)