OPTIMATOR Lab

Flight Simulator

Our UAV flight simulator provides an immersive experience, with 144 square feet of screen space. We use this setup for flight training and for visualization of complex vehicle routing problems.

Lab Members

  • Adam Behrendt, undergraduate.
  • Courtney Burris, Ph.D. student.
  • Jeffrey Mitchell, undergraduate.
  • Ritwik Raj, Ph.D. student.
  • Zach Steever, Ph.D. student.
  • McKenzie Worden, Ph.D. student.  McKenzie’s research focuses on dynamic UAV routing and sensor tasking.

Former Members

  • Hung-Yu (Jack) Lee, Ph.D. (Auburn University, 2017).  Jack studied facility layout problems and vehicle routing for autonomous material handling systems.  He now has a position in industry.

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