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AESS Mentorship Program in Action: Team Dronix training in Chennai, India

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Team Dronix training with Dr. Ganesh Subramanian, Summer 2019


(left to right) Mr. Joseph Naveen Kumar, Mr. Jeff Benish, and Dr. Ganesh Subramanian at Drone Conclave


As part of the IEEE/AESS Mentorship program, Dr. Ganesh Subramanian and his mentees Joseph Naveen Kumar, Jeff Benish, Koushik, Lokesh and Tinukannan successfully completed training on Aerial Mapping, Aerial Video graph and Piloting with the help of Vimanam Aeronautical Pvt. Ltd Chennai, India during June to August 2019. They learned Pilot training in Attitude mode where GPS is not available which is essential for majority of drone pilot license programs using Phantom 4. They also learned processing the captured images using industrial software’s  like Pix4D and Agisoft. They created Geo-referenced images such as Orthomosaic, Digital Elevation Model, among others. They further in the process of developing customized drone models using Drone kit and MATLAB. 

Dr. Ganesh Subramanian and his mentees, Mr. Joseph Naveen Kumar and Mr. Jeff Benish, also presented “AI for Indoor Navigation” during Drone Conclave 2019, held at ITI Viniyas, Bengaluru on September 28, 2019.

To view thier experience and to learn more, visit their YouTube Channel, “Team Dronix”.



Field of Interest

“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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