Ephraim Nowak

Email: ephraim.nowak@alumni.ubc.ca

Research Interests:

My research interest is in the development of vision-based autopilots for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. My research has included developing vision- and infrared-based UAV autopilots, designing a novel airborne camera gimbal for an industry client, and a broad range of commercial UAV applications.

Academic Background:

  • Sept. 2015 – present, University of British Columbia
    Master of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering
    Supervisor: Dr. Homayoun Najjaran
  • Sept. 2011 – April 2015, University of British Columbia
    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    Title of Capstone Project: “Development of Terrain-aware Flight Planning Software for UAV Photogrammetry”
    Supervisor: Dr. James Yu

Selected Published Papers:

  • Nikolai Kummer, Craig Jee, Jamie Garbowski, Ephraim Nowak, Homayoun Najjaran. (2014). Design and Development of the Hardware for a Vision- based UAV Autopilot. Proceedings of The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2014. Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) International Congress 2014, 2014-06-01