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Frew, Eric W



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research overview

  • Dr. Frew's research interests are in the area of autonomous vehicles and field robotics, with an emphasis on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Primary focuses are autonomous flight of heterogeneous unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), guidance and control of unmanned aircraft in complex atmospheric phenomena, optimal distributed sensing by mobile robots, dynamic data-driven application systems, miniature self-deploying systems, and integrated remote and in situ sensing.


  • unmanned aircraft systems, robotics, autonomy, atmospheric science applications, networked robotics, integrated remote and in situ sensing


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courses taught

  • ASEN 2003 - Aerospace 3: Introduction to Dynamics and Systems
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Introduces the principles of particle and planar rigid body dynamics, systems, and controls. Topics include kinematics, kinetics, momentum and energy methods, system modeling, and simple feedback control. Class includes experimental and design laboratory exercises for aerospace applications of dynamic principles.
  • ASEN 3128 - Aircraft Dynamics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Develops the fundamental concepts of aircraft dynamics. Covers flight mechanics, performance, dynamics and control of aircraft and how they impact aircraft design.
  • ASEN 6519 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2022
    Reflects upon specialized aspects of aerospace engineering sciences. Course content is indicated in the online Schedule Planner. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: varies.


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