Mr. Rafael Mortensen ErnitsMr. Rafael Mortensen Ernits
University of Bremen, Germany

RESEARCH GOALS: Mr. Mortensen is working to develop an omnidirectional track drive system for off-road applications. His research aims to design, simulate and construct the system.

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MSC RESEARCH ASSIST AWARD: Mr. Mortensen and the University of Bremen have been awarded Adams to simulate and analyze the interaction of the system elements with the surface.

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BIO: Mr. Rafael Mortensen Ernits holds a Master of Science's degree in Systems Engineering with an emphasis in robotics and automation from the University of Bremen. Currently, he is working as a research scientist at BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH.

Mortensen's main research interests include gathering, modeling and analysis of logistics systems to potentially use for automation technology as well as the conception and development of gripper and control systems for industrial and mobile robots.