NSHE Aerospace and UAV Research & Programs

NSHE Aerospace / UAV Research & Programs
The Nevada System of Higher Education’s ongoing goal is to continue to drive innovation and economic development, while aligning with a highly-skilled workforce. One of those key sectors is aerospace technology and the rapidly growing field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
Desert Research Institute UAS Fact Sheet
Scientists and engineers at the Desert Research Institute have utilized manned and unmanned aerial acquisitions since the early 1970’s to meet research goals associated with atmospheric and ecological assessment and monitoring. Many of the Institute’s early unmanned efforts employed various balloon platforms to measure a number of atmospheric properties along a vertical profile.
Truckee Meadows Community College UAS Fact Sheet
Information on TMCC’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Certificate Program.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas UAS Fact Sheet
UNLV is committed to high quality research and programs in robotics and unmanned autonomous system, and is quickly becoming a hub for this burgeoning industry. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, policy and legal experts are active partners with state research and economic development agencies.
University of Nevada, Reno NAASIC Fact Sheet
Information on UNR’s Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center.