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Professor Encourages Industry Certification and Support for the Next Generation

December 12, 2018 - Kristy Kiernan, Ph.D., is transforming her passion for aviation safety and education into new opportunities for aspiring aviators. A former U.S. Coast Guard aviation safety officer, Kiernan dedicates ...
KSUBVLOS

UAS Degree at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus First in the Nation to Offer BVLOS Flight Operations to Students

December 12, 2018 - Students studying unmanned aircraft systems at the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus are receiving a rare flight experience in some of their courses that is positioning them at the forefront of ...
Lux

UAS Veteran Luxion Named ASSURE Director

October 4, 2018 - After a national search, Stephen “Lux” Luxion is the new director of the Mississippi State-led Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE). A graduate of the U.S. ...
UC Davis

ASSURE Supports UAS Research Partner UC Davis in Launching Drone Academy for High-Schoolers

September 20, 2018 - UC Davis launched its inaugural Summer Drone Academy for 10th and 11th graders in the Sacramento region in July. The weeklong program was co-sponsored by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, ...
Card

Deana Card, a Research Security Professional Returns to MSU as Director

September 18, 2018 - A longtime research security professional has returned to Mississippi State, where she started her career in the field nearly 20 years ago. Deana Card, MSU’s director of research security, began ...
Flinthills

Kansas State University Researchers are part of a Large Collaborative Project that is Using Unmanned Aircraft to Improve the Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan

September 18, 2018 - Kansas State University researchers are part of a large collaborative project that is using unmanned aircraft to improve the Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan. The three-year project is funded ...
BLOS

Kansas State Polytechnic Receives FAA's First Waiver to a University to Fly UAS Beyond Line of Sight

June 25, 2018 - Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus has received a waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly unmanned aircraft systems beyond the line of sight. It's the first such waiver granted to ...
kstate

ASSURE Research Partner KState Polytechnic Adds Graduate Certificate in UAS Information Assurance to Online Offerings

June 20, 2018 - Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its program options with a new offering for individuals interested in cybersecurity of unmanned aircraft systems. A graduate certificate in unmanned ...
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Mississippi State Joins ‘The Conversation’ Website for Expert Commentary and Analysis

June 11, 2018 - Mississippi State is joining a leading national commentary and analysis program in which university researchers contribute articles and collaborate with journalists to produce timely content on topics ...
msu

Mississippi State University #UAS Partnerships with DHS, U.S. Coast Guard Big Steps Forward

June 11, 2018 - Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, have proven useful both for the military and the public. They can be relatively inexpensive devices with a variety of capabilities which includes ...