UAS Working Group at UNLV
This is a meeting among the researchers, developers, and representatives from the UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) industry. It is for exploring new technologies in UAS, discuss the recent issues in the UAS both in the region and nationwide, finding new research and business opportunities, and creating a collaborative environment for funded research.
Monthly Meeting Schedule (Fall 2015)
All meeting are held on Fridays, 4:00pm – 6:00pm this semester.
¯ Dates TBA
The meeting is usually held at SEB 2251 conference room at UNLV, unless indicated otherwise.
The SEB (Science and Engineering Building) is at the north side of the campus. (#58 in the map below)
There are meter parking spots on the first floor of the parking structure (#57) near the SEB.
Parking is free after 1:00pm on Fridays. You can park in any staff or student parking space. (But not reserved parking space)
The 2251 conference room is on the 2nd floor at the East side facing the parking structure.
If you do not have an access card, please check in at the information desk on the 1st floor and get an access card.
For driving directions, click here for Google map.
¯ Invited speaker (30 minutes)
¯ Discussion of recent issues and funding opportunities
Past and Future Guest Speakers / Demonstrations
(If you are interested in giving a presentation or demonstration, please send me an email at Yoohwan.Kim@unlv.edu.)
¯ Oct. 17, 2014
v Vedadatta Gouripeddi, UNLV (www.unlv.edu). Survey of UAS communication and navigation systems
¯ Sep. 19, 2014
v Bill Reynolds, Unmanned Systems, Inc. (http://networkuav.com)
¯ Aug. 15, 2014
v Jerome Simon (http://arbecy.com). Application of ARBECY Prototypes for UAS
¯ July 18, 2014
v Jinger Zeng & Greg Friesmuth, Skyworks Aerial Systems (http://skyworksas.com)
¯ June 20, 2014
v Eric Henderson, AMA (http://www.modelaircraft.org)
¯ May 16, 2014
v Chris Bennett & Tim Houston, Unmanned Systems Business Expo. (http://www.unmannedsystemsbizexpo.com)
¯ May 2, 2014
v Ryan C. Bushnell, Bushnell Aviation (BushnellAviation.com)
¯ Apr 4 (Apr 9), 2014
v Rocco Wall, IMT Solutions (http://www.imt-solutions.com)
¯ Mar 21, 2014
v Brett Kanda, Perfect Shot Production (http://perfectshotproductions.com)
Funding Opportunities in UAS
¯ NSF National Robotics Initiative (NRI)
v Due December 3, 2015
Resources for Collaboration
UAS Events in Nevada
¯ The International Drone Conference and Exposition (InterDrone), September 9-11, 2015 Rio Las Vegas
¯ Commercial UAV Expo, October 5-7, 2015, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
¯ UAS Issues and Integration Conference, November 8-10, 2015. Westin Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Jobs/Internships in UAS Industry
¯ Unmanned Power LLC (Recruiting firm focused on unmanned systems and robotics industry)
¯ Global Robot And Drone Deployment(GRADD)
Yoohwan Kim, Ph.D., CISSP, CISA, CEH, CPT
Department of Computer Science
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Office: SEB 4245, Lab: SEB 4236
(702) 895-5348 Office
(702) 895-2639 Fax