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FAA Grants $5.8 Million to Center of Excellence, ASSURE, Led by Mississippi State University

January 14, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced $5.8 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise FAA's Air Transportation Center ...
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Julie Jordan Named MSU’s Chief Research Officer

December 9, 2020 - 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 ...
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Embry-Riddle Studies Hyperlocal Weather Prediction for Drone Operations

November 24, 2020 - A wide variety of services exist for macro weather prediction, but when it comes to how wind and storms impact unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones — namely those meant for drone package delivery ...
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K-State Polytechnic Joins FAA's Collegiate Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Initiative

September 21, 2020 - Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus's unmanned aircraft systems' flight and operations program has been selected for the Federal Aviation Administration's Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training ...
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ASSURE Research Partner Embry-Riddle, Verizon Use Drones for Marine Mammal Rescue

September 9, 2020 - In an effort to safely and humanely rescue marine mammals, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has partnered with marine biologists and a Verizon drone-management platform to monitor animals in distress ...
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ASSURE Research Partner K-State Polytechnic Launches UAS Fire and HAZMAT Response Training

September 8, 2020 - The best ways to use UAS in fire and emergency response activities will be taught in a new four-day UAS training course for firefighters and HAZMAT response personnel offered by Kansas State University ...
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Mississippi State-led ASSURE Receives $7.5 Million More in Grants from FAA for Researching Safe Integration of Drones into National Airspace

September 1, 2020 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced additional grants being awarded to a Mississippi State-led alliance with the goal of continuing the safe and successful integration of drones ...
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FAA Announces an Additional $7.5M in 19 UAS Research Grants to ASSURE Research Universities

August 25, 2020 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5 million in research, education, and training grants to universities that comprise ...
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GPS World Highlights Story about FAA Awarding $3.3M in Drone Grants to Universities

August 12, 2020 - PhonlamaiPhoto/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images The FAA Administration has awarded $3.3 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise ...
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Mississippi State-Led Assure Coalition Receives $3.3 Million In Grants from FAA for Researching Drone Use During Emergencies

August 12, 2020 - A Mississippi State-led alliance with the goal of continuing the safe and successful integration of drones into the nation’s airspace is gaining $3.3 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. Mississippi ...