Yearly Archives: 2018


Nimbus in the news

We have recently had some good local news coverage of some of the goings on in the lab, including a couple of stories on Adam who joined us after a career in the Navy: https://www.1011now.com/video?vid=500542701 https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/retired-navy-pilot-charts-next-career-in-nebraska-drone-lab/ There is also a nice story about Daniel in the UNL Annual Research Report (click the resilience tab): http://research.unl.edu/annualreport/2018/ […]


IROS Papers and Awards

We just got back from presenting a number of papers at IROS, which took place in Madrid. Congratulations to Evan and Carl. Their paper was awarded the Best Paper on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics out of over 1200 papers presented at IROS! The papers we presented are: Y. Sun, A. Plowcha, M. Nail, S. […]


SRP Week 10

Blog 10: Week of 8/10/18   Andrew Brown again. This is actually the last time I will be reporting. It is currently 6:09 on Wednesday morning. I have been up since 2:15 because the bus to Omaha left at 3:00 a.m. I am sitting on my flight back to Sacramento! There will be about a […]


REU Tenth Week

The last and final week came to a close. We had a short week of only two days. Monday was a nervous one as we had a our first poster session where I and all the other engineering REU students at UNL came together to present our posters. This was the first time that I […]


Week 9 & a Few Days of Week 10

Hi everyone! I realized that I forgot to write my blog (yet again), so keep reading if you want an update on the past 3 weeks of my life. I’m home now, and it’s really great. I missed my family and friends, but I’m really missing UNL right now. Traveling home was rough. No one slept […]


Network Connections in Room 218

To HC4 VM Editor: bridged to VM net 1 // I210 GB Adapter VM Settings: Network Adapter 5, Custom: VMnet 1   Vicon Related On Windows: Renamed to “Vicon LAN” I217-LM On VM: Network Editor: VMnet 8, bridged VM settings: Network adapter 2, custom, VMnet 8 Eth0 on Linux (192.168.10.20) Vicon is at 10.1, cameras […]


Crazyflie and Networking Related Procedures

Crazyflie setup process Overview: NIMBUS Lab operates the crazflie 2.0 using the work of Whoenig and his associates from USC ACT Lab. Their documentation can be found at http://crazyswarm.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html. However, there are some wholes in this documentation. The purpose of this document is to walk the Crazyflie operator through the setup of the Crazyflie system, […]


SRP Week 9

Blog 9: Week of 8/3/18 Andrew Brown reporting in once again and this time for the last time. This week was the wrapping up week. It has been relaxing as stressful all at the same time. On Monday I worked all day putting the final touches on my poster. It was due at 5:00 p.m., […]


REU Ninth Week

The poster sessions are approaching as we near the tenth and final week. I put the finishing touches on my poster on Monday and sent it off to print at the Pixel Lab on campus. Then it was time to start my first research paper. It was tough getting started and finding the motivation to […]


A nifty nine

This is my last week at Nimbus and I’m pretty bummed I won’t be working with a lot of the people I met here again. We gave practice presentations earlier this week and I was pretty impressed by all the work the other REU students got done and how nice their presentations are. The people […]