Each year, an Awards Committee chaired by Prof. 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.

Winners since 2014

The list of best papers since 2014 is presented next:

2014

Satyanarayana Gupta Manyam, Sivakumar Rathinam, Swaroop Darbha, Phil Chandler, David Casbeer, Routing of Two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Communication Constraints

2015

Brandon Stark, Matthew McGee, YangQuan Chen, Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Imaging Systems Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)

2016

Zhuming Ai, Mark Livingston, I. S. Moskowitz, Real-Time Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 3D Environment Exploration in a Mixed Reality Environment

2017

Chen, Wenxin, Duan, Zhenhai, Dong, Yingfei, False Data Injection on EKF-Based Navigation Control

2018

Christoph Briese, Andreas Seel, Franz Andert, Vision-based Detection of Non-cooperative UAVs Using Frame Differencing and Temporal Filter

2019

Anderson, Brady, Ellingson, Jaron, Eyler, Michael, Buck, David, Peterson, Cameron, McLain, Timothy W., Warnick, Karl, Networked Radar Systems for Cooperative Tracking of UAVs

2020

To be announced.

Where to find the awarded papers

The awarded papers are available in the respective year’s conference proceedings.