Nathaniel has been building (and crashing) drones since he was a high school students. He holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Notre Dame where he was a proud member of the Band of the Fighting Irish. In college, he researched software architectures for safe drone communication and developed new network configurations to enable beyond visual line of sight for drones. He continues to research the application of technology to humanitarian problems at MIT. In his free time he enjoys biking and skiing.
He is also pursuing a PhD in Computer Engineering at Northeastern University where his research is centered on perception, data fusion, and spectral imaging for robotic applications.
Courses taught by Nathaniel Hanson
Welcome to the Beaver Works Summer Institute Autonomous Air Vehicle Racing course online pre-requisite materials. These components are designed to prepare students for the 4 week summer course, and are to be completed before arrival on campus this summer. This online . . .