Brennan Cain

Computer Engineering Student and Robotics Researcher

Category: Trips

Exploration! Yay!

Into the Caves

On Sunday, the lab took a field trip to the Anza-Borrego mud caves to collect data to test a simultaneous localization and mapping algorithm and create a ground truth using LiDAR. I was not on the SLAM team, so I instead went with the rest of the group to have fun and crawl around underground.u00a0

Canyon Day

When I accepted the REU at UCSD, I really did not know what I was getting myself into. I knew that I might be making work trips around to different fields of study, but I never expected to end up hiking through canyons with some of my coworkers just for fun. This morning, we headed

New lab, new state, new project

This week I shipped out to San Diego, California to take part in the NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program hosted by the Engineers for Exploration group at the University of California, San Diego. I am part of a group of 10 undergraduates working on engineering research projects for the next 9 weeks. I am

ASGSR Conference and Presentations

I traveled with several students to Cleveland, Ohio to present our results and posters. This was an amazing experience and I am incredibly honored to have been able to attend. Out of around 10 teams that competed in the Capillary Flow Challenge, my team won first place on the basis of elapsed time to droplet