shane

Shane Kyi Hla Win, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Aerial Innovation Research Lab
Engineering Product Development Pillar
Singapore University of Technology and Design

News

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

Shane’s research work on diving Samara Autorotating Wing (dSAW) gets featured on Hackaday as article titled Helicopter seed robot can also drop like a rock.

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.