Bhanderi, D. and McCue, L., “Low cost unmanned surface vehicle swarm formation control using a potential field,” Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore-U.S. Gulf Coast, October 2020.
Check out this great article about Dhawal Bhanderi’s work to help supply Hampton Roads hospitals with PPE: https://volgenau.gmu.edu/news/584831
This is an RC to autonomous conversion done by undergraduate researcher Dhawal Bhanderi. In this video, at 4x speed, it starts off running autonomously, Dhawal takes control as it goes under the dock, then returns it to autonomous waypoint tracking. Check out the video: