With tropical storms starting to rev up in the Atlantic Ocean, the timing of the University of Delaware’s Autonomous Systems Bootcamp was ideal and experts from UD and around the world converged at the Lewes campus to make the most of it. Teams fanned out to gather images and other data that would be used to analyze and map the area of Broadkill Beach, focusing on a recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging and replenishment program where scientists could see – in close proximity - both a natural beach and a replenished beach. At their disposal were a fleet of robotic devices for surface, underwater and aerial surveys, two research vessels, several kayaks, assorted cameras and sonar sensors and lots of other gear.
Did you know that women are more likely than men to suffer an ACL injury? What are the shoulder mechanics behind a badminton swing? University of Delaware athletes, researchers and faculty team up to analyze the science behind some of the sports being played in Rio.