Completed Projects


Liver Fibrosis Staging by dMRI Texture Analysis

The problem of liver fibrosis is widespread, and the need for objective tools for fibrosis detection and evaluation is obvious. In this research project, we are trying to provide tools for robust liver fibrosis staging, based on diffusion MRI image analysis. The...

Long-Range Solar UAV for Humanitarian Aid

We develop long-range UAVs that can carry small payloads of 4 pounds and fly 200-300 miles without recharging. The aircraft can be assembled on the fly and has a self-destruction mechanism for an emergency landing in hostile areas. We are collaborating with “Uplift...

Long-Range Multirotor Drone for 3D Mapping

BLAZER III and BLAZER III Pro drones are designed for 3D mapping and tasks that require a stable platform and flight time up to 40-50 min.  BLAZER III Pro is in the prototyping phase and will run Raspbian Linux and sensor fusion with Kalman filter for improved...

On-Water Search and Rescue UAV

The Blazer-Marine is a prototype of a waterproof UAV that can be used in situations for river and sea.Its unique portable hardware design enables it to execute tasks in harsh environments. UABCL is designing an amphibian drone that can submerge in the water and...

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