A few of our Speakers' Bios / Abstracts

Major General Lee Tafanelli, Kansas Adjutant General

High-Resolution Agriculture Image Analysis by Mark Lanning, Goldfinch Technologies, LLC

Qualification and Structural Design Guidelines for Military Unmanned Air Systems by Charles Saff (Ret), Boeing Company

UASs in Disaster Response and Recovery, Redefining the Model by Wayne Tolosa, Future Concepts

9x2050 - The Unmanned Systems Industry in Support of Precision Agriculture and "Global Challenges" by Joel D. Anderson, Kansas State University

 

 

Poster Titles / Abstracts

A Snapshot of the Kansas Infrastructure in Response to the AUVSI Economic Report by Dale Wunderlich and Joel Anderson, Kansas State University

Challenges in Autonomy by Joel D. Anderson, Kansas State University

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) Applications in the Agriculture Sector by Kurt Barnhart, Kansas State University

About the BEST - UAS by Jeff Burkholder

Controller Design for a Nonlinear Morphing UAV by Animesh Chakravarthy, Wichita State University

When is a Drone not a Drone?  Performing Meaningful Scientific Work with the AggieAir Unmanned Aerial System by Calvin Coopmans

AggieAir is not a Drone! - Performing Meaningful Scientific Work with an Unmanned Aerial System by Austin Jensen, Utah State University

High-Resolution Agriculture Image Analysis by Mark Lanning, Goldfinches Technologies, LLC

Environmental Testing and Protection Schemes of Unmanned Aerial Systems and Associated Components by Harlan Sharpe

Comparing Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) with Modified NDVI Cameras Values to GreenSeeker NDVI Values and Estimating Corn Yields by Huan Wang

Complex Meteorological Support System for UAVs: a Hungarian Statistical Numerical Approach in the Practice by Zsolt Bottyan, National University of Public Service

 

 

Presentation Abstracts

           Airspace/Policy/Infrastructure (Big Basin Room)

Airspace Considerations for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) within the State of Kansas by Joel D. Anderson, Kansas State University

A Hybrid Partnership for Comprehensive Aviation and Unmanned Systems Lifelong Education in Support of Government, Industry and Academia by Joel D. Anderson, Kansas State University

The Human Factor Challenges of Operating a UAV by Traci Hart, Wichita State University

Air-Traffic Management and Control of Manned and Unmanned Aircraft in the National Airspace by J. Garth Thompson, Kansas State University

Engineering and Re-Engineering Infrastructure for the Unmanned Systems Industry within the State of Kansas by Joel D. Anderson, Kansas State University 

           Applications (McDowel Room)

Applications of Photogrammetry and 3D Modelling Techniques for Plant/Crop High-Throughput Phenotyping using Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) by Nan An, Kansas State University

Evaluating Bioenergy Potential of Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana L.) Stands Using a Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) by David Burchfield, Kansas State University

Using Small Unmanned Systems for High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Characterizations of Harmful Algal Blooms by Deon van der Merwe, Kansas State University

Modeling Tallgrass Prairie Above-Ground Biomass in the Central Great Plains Using Ultra-High Spatial Resolution Multispectral Imagery by Chuyuan Wang, Kansas State University

Recent Testing Activities at the National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita State University by Harlan Sharpe, WSU National Institute for Aviation Research

           Design/Development (Tuttle Room)

Big Data/High Performance Computing Perspectives for Unmanned Systems by Dan Andresen, Kansas State University

Design of a Modern Human-Machine Interface for a UAS by Alex Chaparro, Wichita State University

System Identification of Meridian Unmanned Aerial Systems by Shawn Keshmiri, University of Kansas

Real-Time Collision and Obstacle Avoidance in Unmanned Aerial Systems by Thomas J. Stastny, University of Kansas

Comparing Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) with Modified NDVI Cameras Values to GreenSeeker NDVI Values and Estimating Corn Yields by Huan Wang, Kansas State University

           Industry (Alcove Room)

Bio-inspired Underwater Robots Powered by Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscles by Zheng Chen, Wichita State University 

Design, Development and Operation of UAVs for Remote Sensing by Mark Ewing, Flight Research Lab, University of Kansas

Recent UAS Aerodynamics Testing Activities at the National Institute for Aviation Research by Kevin Kelly, WSU National Institute for Aviation Research

An Overview of Small Aircraft Design at Wichita State University by L. Scott Miller, Wichita State University

Composite and Advanced Materials Testing Relative to UAS at the National Institute for Aviation Research by Matt Opliger, WSU National Institute for Aviation Research