The 2019 International Workshop on Research, Education and Development on Unmanned Aerial Systems, RED-UAS 2019, will be held in Cranfield, UK. The first RED-UAS workshop was held in Sevilla, Spain in 2011.

Please register to attend the workshop using our online registration and payment forms. The workshop programme can be viewed on the conference programme webpage.

Please read the event conduct and safety statement.

RED-UAS 2019 aims to bring together representatives from academia, industry or government agencies working in the rapidly expanding research area of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Focused interests of diverse groups involved in UAS research and development will be discussed. Special emphasis will be given to current and future research opportunities.

Conference topics include but are not limited to:

Airspace Control
Levels of Safety
Sensor Fusion
Airspace Management
Manned/Unmanned Aviation
Micro- and Mini-UAS
Smart Sensors
Air Vehicle Operations
UAS Testbeds
Networked Swarms
Biologically Inspired UAS
Path Planning
Control Architectures
Energy Efficient UAS
Reliability of UAS
Environmental Issues
See-and-Avoid Systems
Fail-Safe Systems

Local organising committee

Dr Hyo-Sang Shin - general chair
Dr Argyrios Zolotas - publications chair
Dr Juhyeon Hong - experimental facilities
Min-Guk Seo - local arrangements
Dr Ivan Petrunin - receptions
Dr Luca Zanotti Fragonara - exhibits and industrial partners

RED-UAS Association Advisory Committee

Paul Oh, University of Las Vegas (USA)
Anibal Ollero, University of Sevilla (Spain)
Kimon Valavanis, University of Denver (USA)
Hyo-Sang Shin, Cranfield University (UK)
YangQuan Chen, University of California, Merced (USA)
Antonios Tsourdos, Cranfield University (UK)

International Programme Committee

Guillermo Heredia, University of Sevilla (Spain)
Konstantin Kondak, DLR (Germany)
Iván Maza, University of Sevilla (Spain)
João Sousa, Universidade do Porto (Portugal)
Salah Sukkarieh, University of Sydney (Australia)
Antonios Tsourdos, Cranfield University (UK)
Ilkay Yavrucuk, Middle East Technical Univ. (Turkey)
Antidio Viguria, FADA-CATEC (Spain)
Pascual Campoy, Univ. Politécnica Madrid (Spain)
Mohamed Boutayeb, CRAN CNRS Nancy (France)
Nicolas Marchand, GIPSA Lab CNRS, Grenoble (France)
Tarek Hamel, I3S CNRS Nice (France)
Yasmina Bestaoui, Université of ’Evry (France)
Claude Pegard, UPJV Amiens (France)
Nicolas Petit, CAS Mines Paris (France)
Bruno Patin, Dassault Aviation (France)
Patrick Fabiani, ONERA Toulouse (France)
Isabelle Fantoni, Heudiasyc CNRS Compiegne (France)
Patrick Gnemmi, Institut Saint Louis (France)
Sergio Salazar, UMI LAFMIA CNRS (Mexico)
Pedro Castillo, UMI LAFMIA CNRS (Mexico)
Hugo Romero, UMI LAFMIA CNRS (Mexico)
Chang-Hun Lee, KAIST (South Korea)
Han-Lim Choi KAIST (South Korea)
Kenzo Nonami, Chiba University (Japan)
Lorenzo Marconi, University of Bologna (Italy)
KC Wong, University of Sydney (Australia)
Peter Corke, Queensland University of Technology (AUS)
Rob Mahony, ANU, Canberra (Australia)
A. Annaswamy, MIT (USA)
N. Kemal Ure, MIT (USA)
FU-Yuen Hsiao, Tamkang University (Taiwan)
Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Hyon Lim, Seoul National University (South Korea)
Antonio Franchi, Max Planck Institute (Germany)
Teodor Tomic, DLR (Germany)
Ivana Palunko, University of New Mexico (USA)
Samir Bouabdallah, ETH, Zurich (Switzerland)
Roland Siegwart, ETH, Zurich (Switzerland)
Hao Liu, Chiba University (Japan)
Fulvia Quagliotti, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
George Vachtsevanos, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)
Camille-Alain Rabbath, Defense R&D, Concordia U (CA)
James Morrison, KAIST, (South Korea)
Azar Ali, USA Air Force Research Laboratory (USA)
Simone Duranti, Alenia Aermacchi (Italy)
Ali Haydar Goktogan, USYD – Ctr for Field Robotics (AUS)
Kai Goebel, NASA (USA)
Jean-Christophe Zufferey, EPFL (Switzerland)
Johan Wiklund, Linköping University (Sweden)
Franck Ruffier, University of Marseille (France)
Vaios Lappas, University of Patras (Greece)

Location and travel details

Vincent Building,
Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL

Cranfield University is located at the very heart of the UK – within the innovation triangle between London and the cities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Our central location provides easy access from the M1, excellent main line rail service as well as proximity to key international airports. Set in rolling countryside, Cranfield offers a rich, rural landscape complemented by thriving towns and picturesque villages.

Road: We are just 10 minutes from Junctions 13 and 14 of the M1 motorway. There is free parking on campus.
Rail: Milton Keynes or Bedford.
Air: London Luton (22 miles), Heathrow (50 miles) or Birmingham (70 miles).

For further travel details please visit our location page.

Who should attend

Those involved in UAS research, education and development.


£550 for standard registrations (includes submission of up to 2 paper contributions)
£300 for students (includes submission of 1 paper contribution)
£150 additional paper submissions (maximum of 2 additional papers can be submitted)

How to register

To register please complete our registration form and make your payment online.