College of Engineering Picnic

VIPs visit NaviGator practice on November 6, 2016 at Lake Wauburg
while attending UF’s annual College of Engineering Picnic. From left to right: John Harris, ECE Chair; David Hahn, MAE Chair; Cammy Abernathy, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Dean; Eric Schwartz; Carl Crane III.

They were very impressed as the NaviGator ASV (autonomous surface vehicle) ran through its paces: demonstrating navigation and control (by moving through a cluttered buoy field), identifying symbols on a floating platform, and circumnavigating an illuminated buoy.

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