Advanced Course on
Multi UAV Communication Technologies

Date: 3-9 January, 2024

Duration: 42Hrs (6days)

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As the field of UAV technology continues to expand in India, with numerous institutes delving into various aspects of aerial robotics, there is a growing interest in the more advanced third dimension of this domain: Multi UAV Coordinated Control. This course, "Advanced Multi UAV Communication Technologies," offered by IIT Kanpur, is ideally positioned to bridge this gap. It is tailored for those seeking a deeper understanding of both the hardware and software aspects of multi UAV systems, with a special focus on coordinated communication architecture. This makes it an invaluable resource for professionals, researchers, and educators aiming to advance their skills in the cutting-edge field of aerial robotics, specifically in the context of multi UAV coordination and communication.

Broad Topics to be Covered

  • Introduction to UAVs: Overview of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their applications.
  • Types of Communication & Challenges in UAV Communication: Exploring various communication methods and addressing specific challenges in UAV communication systems.
  • Basics of Wireless Communication & OSI Architecture: Understanding fundamental concepts of wireless communication and the OSI model.
  • Autonomous UAV- Hardware Tools: In-depth exploration of Flight Controllers, Onboard Computers, Communication Modules with hands-on sessions.
  • Autonomous UAV - Software Tools: Detailed study of UAV Simulation Tools, Introduction to Robot Operating System (ROS), and Gazebo with practical sessions
  • Advanced Network Analyzing Tools: Utilization of tools like Wireshark and Tshark for network analysis
  • Bandwidth Optimization for Multi-UAV Communication: Techniques and strategies for optimizing bandwidth in multi-UAV communication systems.
  • Swarm Setup and Configuration: Interactive session with the IIT Kanpur Swarm Research Team, focusing on practical aspects of swarm UAV management.
  • Standard Operating Procedure for Multi UAV Operations

Course Organizers.

Prof. Ketan Rajawat

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Phone: 0512-259-7337

Prof. Abhishek

Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Phone: 0512-259-7515

Registration Procedure
Open for all the institutes, including those involved in the capacity building project (RC and PI).

The faculty and research scholars can enter their details by filling the google form at:

The nominations are accepted on first come first served basis and first 20 nominations (those from participating institutes) is - Free (only for faculty and Ph.D. scholars). For the subsequent nominations from PI (after 20) - Rs. 5,000/- + GST per participant.

Registration fee is non-refundable.

Travel and accommodation expenses must be borne by the participants themselves. Guesthouse accommodation may be available on a payment basis.

Communicate the nominations (including self-nomination) latest by 20th December 2023 (Friday).

Course Details

Course Code: 78
Course Title: Multi UAV Communication
Course Duration: 03.01.2024 to 09.01.2024
Instructions to pay Fees:

Registration Fees

Category Fee (Including GST)
Personnel from Industry / R & D Organizations 17700/-
(15000 + 2700 GST)
Non IITK Faculty 17700/-
(15000 + 2700 GST)
IITK Faculty 5000/-
(No GST required)
Non IITK Student 5900/-
(5000 + 900 GST)
IITK Student 5000/-
(No GST required)