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Patrick Nolan

Software Engineer

Patrick Nolan received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering in 2012 and an M.E. in Robotics in 2017, both from the University of Maryland, College Park. He has been with Heron Systems, Inc. for approximately 5 years. He has been a part of numerous Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) projects and several IR&D projects pertaining to practical applications of unmanned systems. In addition to software engineering, Mr. Nolan provides Robotics and Aerospace Engineering subject matter expertise to various Heron Systems projects.

Research Interests

  • Multi-vehicle path planning and control for use in real world scenarios
  • Computer vision applications to robotics
  • Novel human-machine interface

Publications & Outreach

  • Nolan, Patrick, Derek A. Paley, and Kenneth Kroeger. “Multi-UAS path planning for non-uniform data collection in precision agriculture.” Aerospace Conference, 2017 IEEE. IEEE, 2017.
  • P. Mohl, P. Nolan, and W. Ouyang. “Feedback Control Applied to Multi-vehicle Cooperative Leaf Collecting.” AIAA Region I-MA Student Conference, Penn. State Univ., April 2012
  • N. Sydney, S. Napora, S. Beal, P. Mohl, P. Nolan, S. Sherman, A. Leishman, S. Butail, and D. Paley. “A Micro UUV Testbed for Bio-Inspired Motion Coordination.” International Symposium Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, University of New Hampshire, 2009