Embry-Riddle, an ASSURE Research University, and AIRT Partner to Study Public Safety and Emergency Services Use of Drones

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a premier aviation and aerospace institution has announced a partnership with the Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting the use of unmanned systems for public safety and disaster response to collaborate on education and research exploring how first responders are deploying small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) within the …

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FAA Awards $2.8 Million in Drone Research Grants to ASSURE’s Five Research Universities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced $2.8 million in drone research, education and training grants to five universities. Research will focus on three areas: Advanced material, right-of-way rules, and flight data recorder requirements. The universities receiving grants are Mississippi State University, Wichita State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the University of Kansas and …

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ASSURE’s Research Partner, RFRL at Mississippi State, Works with ARM Aerial Facility Testing Instrument Configuration in Skies Above Mississippi

ASSURE’s Research Partner, RFRL at Mississippi State, Works with ARM Aerial Facility Testing Instrument Configuration in Skies Above Mississippi.Photo by Chris Bryant High above the pastoral landscape of Greenwood, Mississippi, flights of an uncrewed aerial system (UAS) tested the configuration of instrumentation for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Aerial Facility (AAF). This recent series of “payload …

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Mississippi State University, ASSURE’s Lead University and Kansas State University Partner to Lead First Responder UAS Competition

Photo submitted by GCN To advance the capabilities of unmanned aircraft systems for search and rescue, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has launched the First Responder UAS Triple Challenge. The competition offers more than $700,000 in prize money and features three challenges aimed at advancing UAS technology: The FastFind: UAS Search Optimized Challenge calls …

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Reuters’ Story Highlights How ASSURE, WiBotic and University of Montana Collaborate to Upgrade UAS Battery Power, Recharging Technology to Use Drones to Help Fight Wildfires

Chief pilot Bart Bauer and operator Jim Seielstad of Autonomous Aerial Systems Office at the University of Montana go through a safety check prior to flying a drone at the Lubrecht Experimental Forest outside Missoula, Montana.Picture by REUTERS/Nathan Frandino In a grassy meadow outside Missoula, Montana, Jennifer Fowler eyes two drones high in the sky …

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ASSURE Research Partner, MSU Raspet Flight Research Lab, Makes History in Unmanned Aviation at State’s Busiest Airport

Researchers at Mississippi State University are breaking new ground in aviation by flying an unmanned aircraft at Mississippi’s busiest airport. Experts say this technology could revolutionize emergency response in the state. This is the first time a non-military drone has flown in class c controlled airspace. Tom Brooks is Director of the Raspet Flight Research …

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Julie Jordan Named MSU’s Chief Research Officer

Julie Jordan has been named Mississippi State’s vice president for research and economic development, MSU President Mark E. Keenum announced today. Jordan has served in the role on an interim basis since July 2019, providing leadership for the Office of Research and Economic Development, strategic vision for the university research enterprise, and administrative oversight of …

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