ASSOCIATIONS, ORGANIZATIONS, UNIVERSITIES, COMPANIES
EurOcean – Centre for Marine Science and Technology maintains an on-line searchable info-base on the Underwater Vehicles used in Europe for Scientific research.
OceanPortal is a high-level directory of Ocean Data and Information related web sites. Its objective is to help scientists and other ocean experts in locating such data & information.
EurOcean Centre for Marine Science and Technology maintains an on-line searchable info-base on the Underwater Vehicles used in Europe for Scientific research.
International Ship & Submarine Construction Companies
GERMANY - Also see Marine Research Institutions in Germany
Norwegian University of Science and Technology -Department of Engineering Cybernetics - NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway - Professor Thor I. Fossen with dissertations and thesis from his students.
The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) was established in November 1993 as an autonomous society under the Department of Ocean Development (DOD), Government of India with the support of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras , (IITM) with its Head Quarters inside the IITM Campus. NIOT is managed by a Governing Council and the Director is the head of the Institute.
School of Robotics, Villa Nobel, Sanremo
International School on AUVs/ROVs => Lerici (La Spezia), The Italian Interuniversity Centre of Integrated Systems for the Marine Environment and the Lerici Ocean Science & Technology Association are jointly organizing an international school on autonomous and remotely operated vehicles. The purpose of the school, according to Professor Andrea Caiti at the University of Siena, is to give a comprehensive account of the technological developments, scientific issues, and research trends in the field of underwater robotics. "By gathering together leading international experts in these fields, all involved in theoretical and experimental research with AUV/ROV systems, the school will provide a unique opportunity to summarize the current state-of-the-art and the most promising research trends in the field."
URA Lab., University of Tokyo, Japan (English version)
Seoul National University
Institute of Systems and Robotics,
The Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR) is a portuguese private, non-profit research institution that promotes advanced multidisciplinary R&D in the areas of Robotics, Automation and Control, CIM, Signal Processing, Aeronautics, Physical Acoustics and Energy Production and Management.
Istanbul Technical University - Faculty of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
Bauman's Moscow State Technical University - good summary on world ROVs, AUVs
Dynamics and Optimization of Controlled Mechanical Systems Department, Dr. Petko Kiriazov, Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria. Recent talk: On Design and Control of Underwater Robots for Their Best Dynamic Performance.
SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN THE AUVSI COMPETITION
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