Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Applications and Emergent Technologies

On April 20, 2015, the Northwestern University Transportation Center and the Center for the Commercialization of Innovative Transportation Technology presented Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Applications and Emergent Technologies. This industry technical workshop, which was co-chaired by Dr. Hani Mahmassani and Mr. Breton Johnson, brought to light the current and future potential of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as "drones." Speakers provided insight into infrastructure monitoring and inspection, package and cargo delivery, the evolution of the UAV market, and policy developments.

Program | Recap

UAV Workshop Program

Speakers (bios)

Joseph Burns
Sensurion Aerospace
Presentation Slides

Michael Drobac
Executive Director
Small UAV Coalition
Presentation Slides

Sean McCann
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