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Shuji Nagasaki Last modified date:2017.08.01

Assistant Professor / Space Utilization Science and Technology
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Faculty of Engineering


Graduate School


E-Mail
Phone
092-802-3056
Fax
092-802-3056
Academic Degree
Master of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Flight Dynamics
Outline Activities
1. Research and development of an observation system of the aerosol using an autonomous gliding UAV separated from an observation balloon
2. Research on the automatic design of the UAVs, mainly conceptual design by using the evolutionary algorithms
3. Research and development of the autonomous flight systems of the small UAVs
4. Online estimation of the speed and direction of the wind encountered on the small UAVs inflight
5. Students seminars on the flight dynamics, for example, the experiments of the gliding paperplane, and the experience of the flight simulator
6. Public lecture on designing and flying the paperplane to the elementary school students and those parents
Research
Research Interests
  • An Observation System of the Aerosol Using an Autonomous Gliding UAV Separated an Observation Balloon
    keyword : UAV Gliding Flight, Low-Reynolds Number Aerodynamics, Wind Tunnel Testing, Mathematical Modeling
    2012.04~2017.03.
  • A Formulating of Mathematical Models of the Tailsitter UAVs Aiming for the Design of the Controller by Using Wind Tunnel Testing
    keyword : UAV, Tailsitter, Wind Tunnel Testing
    2012.09~2015.03.
  • An Observation System of the Aerosol Using an Autonomous Gliding UAV Separated an Observation Balloon
    keyword : UAV Gliding Flight
    2010.04~2013.03.
  • Research on the autonomous flight system of Powered Parafoil Glider, PPG
    keyword : Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Parafoil, Wind Tunnel Testing, Free Flight Testing, Embedded System
    2007.04~2010.03.
  • Research and development of the guidance and control of the vertical take-off and landing miniaturized aerial vehicle, VTOL-MAV
    keyword : Vertical Take-off and Landing Miniaturized Aerial Vehicle (VTOL-MAV), Helicopter, Autonomous Flight, Range Finder, Embedded System
    2007.04~2010.03.
  • Research on the multidisciplinary optimum design of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV by using Evolutionary Algorithm, EA
    keyword : Evolutionary Algorithm (EA), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Multidisciplinary Optimum Design Method
    2000.04.
  • Research and development of the autonomous flight system of the small-sized UAVs
    keyword : Unmanned Aerial Vehicl (UAV), Autonomous Flight System, Flight Testing, Embedded System Technology into the Miniaturized Onboard Equipment
    2000.04.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Shuji Nagasaki, Shin-Ichiro Higashino, and Akira Sakurai, Automatic Generation of UAV Configuration by Using Evolutionary Algorithm, Infotech@Aerospace2005, 26-29 Sep. 2005, AIAA Paper 2005-7080, 2005.09.
Educational
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
Explaination and discussion on the autonomous system of UAVs when Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Roser visit Kyushu University. He has studied the system of the small satellite in Stuttgart University, Germany..