Day: June 5, 2014

Toward Smarter Underwater Drones

Nina Mahmoudian, second from right, and her team of student researchers on the Michigan Tech waterfront, prepare to launch their underwater drone, ROUGHIE, in Portage Lake.
With better brains, underwater drones would spend less time searching and more time finding what they’re looking for, including missing airliners believed lost at the bottom of the ocean.  If Michigan Tech’s Nina Mahmoudian has her way, the next generation of autonomous underwater vehicles will have a much better chance of getting it right.

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Published in Tech Today by Marcia Goodrich, senior content specialist


LCA Post Doc at Argonne National Lab

Argonne National Lab (ANL) announces position in Vehicle Materials Life Cycle Analysis. ANL has been conducting assessments of advanced vehicle technologies and new transportation fuels over the last 25 years.  In recent years, ANL has worked closely with auto,and energy industries, as well as governmental agencies, to evaluate energy and environmental effects ofadvanced vehicle technologies and new transportation fuels.