THE TEAM

WHO IS TAR?

We are a team composed of about 40 members spread out through five sub-teams: Hardware, Computer Vision, Controls, Simulations, and Business. Currently, all sub-teams are working towards making Mission 9 a success!

President

 Archer Hasbany

Vice President

Ben Miller

HARDWARE

The hardware team is responsible for designing and manufacturing the drone, including any mission-specific add-ons,  and any props needed for physical testing 

Team Leads

 John Sherar & Ishani Narwankar

COMPUTER VISION

Everything to do with how the drone visualizes it's surrounding. The computer vision team is constantly researching new AI methods for optimizing drone visuals 

Team Lead

 Gauraang Dhamankar

CONTROLS

The controls team writes all of the code involved in flight path management using ROS. Controls "controls" how the drone maneuvers to reach different locations

Team Lead

 Brian Menezes

SIMULATIONS

The simulations subteam runs all of the simulations used for testing the computer vision and flight planning code - a pivotal part of diagnosing bugs before physical testing 

Team Lead

 Preston Hart

BUSINESS

Business is in charge of everything from industry sponsorship to event planning to social media 

Team Lead

 Enrique Leo-Lim

CONTACT US

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