|Loughborough University Centre for Autonomous Systems|
Loughborough University Centre for Autonomous Systems (LUCAS)
specialises in the research and development of autonomous ground
and air vehicles.
The Centre focuses on postgraduate research and is also involved in
the supervision of ongoing undergraduate projects.
LUCAS is a multi-disciplinary research centre bridging the fields of aeronautics with control and robotics. Based in Holywell Park at Loughborough University, the centre has access to numerous facilities, allowing for both indoor and outdoor flight testing.
LUCAS aims to further the capabilities of unmanned aircraft. Research areas of note include multi-vehicle aerial manoeuvres, high definition aerial photography, surveying for civil and mapping applications, integration of UAVs into civilian airspace and long endurance unmanned operations.