Shane Kyi Hla Win, PhD
26 May 2022
Shane’s co-authored research titled ‘Cooperative Modular Single Actuator Monocopters capable of Controlled Passive Separation’ wins the ‘Outstanding Dynamics and Control Award’ at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2022!
18 Nov 2021
Shane’s research work on Foldable Single Actuator Monocopter (F-SAM) gets featured on Popular Science as article titled Watch this tiny spinning drone fly like a samara seed.
In the past week, it is also featured on several technology news sites in various countries including Drone DJ, Mashable, Nazology (Japan), Jiqizhixin (Chinese), 3D News (Russia), PortalTele (Ukraine), and DroneWatch (Netherlands).
11 Nov 2021
Shane’s research work on Foldable Single Actuator Monocopter (F-SAM) gets featured on IEEE Spectrum as article titled Flexible monocopter drone can be completely rolled up.
It is also featured on hackster.io as an article titled Seed-inspired monocopter drone folds up tiny for transit then flies autonomously with a single rotor.
1 Nov 2021
Journal titled Design and control of the first foldable single-actuator rotary wing micro aerial vehicle goes online in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics Latest Articles.
9 Sep 2021
Journal titled ‘Design and control of the first foldable single-actuator rotary wing micro aerial vehicle’ gets formal acceptance to be published in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics.
7 Aug 2021
13 Jul 2021
Co-chairing Aerial Robots 1 session on IEEE/ASME Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics 2021.
12 Jul 2021
Research journal on An Agile Samara-Inspired Single-Actuator Aerial Robot capable of Autorotation and Diving is published online on IEEE Transactions on Robotics in Early Access. Watch video.
12 Apr 2021
PhD Thesis titled Design, Development and Control of Samara-inspired Autorotating Wings for Aerial Payload Deployment receives Design Practice Award in Best Thesis Award 2020, SUTD.
2 Dec 2020
Research journal on Design, modelling and control of collaborative samara autorotating wings (SAW) gets awarded as Finalist, Best Paper Awards 2020 on International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications.
8 Jul 2019
Shane’s research work on Samara Autorotating Wing (SAW) is featured on IEEE Spectrum as an article titled Watch this drone explode in to maple seed microdrones in midair.
The same work is also featured on hackster.io as an article titled Samara-inspired drone can break into smaller drones for increased travel distance.
Also on dronebelow as article titled Bio-inspired drone splits into five mini-drones mid-air.