Cal Coopmans

AggieAir Director

Research Assistant Professor


Cal  Coopmans

Contact Information

Office Location: EL 254
Email: cal.coopmans@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Electrical Engineering, Utah State University, 2014
Cyber-Physical Systems Enabled By Unmanned Aerial System-Based Personal Remote Sensing : Data Mission Quality-Centric Design Architectures
MS, Electrical Engineering, Utah State University, 2010
Architecture, inertial navigation, and payload designs for low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle-based personal remote sensing
BS, Computer Engineering, (Mathematics, Computer Science), Montana State University, 2004

Licensures & Certifications

Amateur Radio License, US Federal Communications Commission, 1998

Biography

Dr. Coopmans holds a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University where he researches drone and robotic applications for real-world science. He has deep experience in aerospace, hardware, software, and networking technologies as well as sensors, control systems, and autonomous systems.

Teaching Interests

Uncrewed systems, aerial systems, control systems, sensors, guidance, autonomous systems, real-time systems, embedded hardware and software, mechatronics

Research Interests

Aerial remote sensing, cyberphysical systems, image processing, lidar/ladar, systems engineering, mechatronics, uncrewed systems

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

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Publications | MultiMedia

Software

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Publications | Other

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

ECE 5930, 6930 - Special Topics in Electrical Engineering, Spring 2018

Graduate Students Mentored

Stockton Gerald Slack, Electrical & Computer Engr, October 2021