Education and Outreach
New Course on UAS Mission Planning and Execution
UAS Flight Coordinator Course (ENGR 471/671) is being offered in the Spring 2017 semester. The objectives of the course are to prepare students with no aviation or pilot experience to successfully coordinate, execute and command and control a UAS platform in a military or civilian operational environment.
New Course on Robotics
Autonomous Mobile Robot Design, offered in the Fall of 2016 by Dr. Kostas Alexis. The goal of this course will be to introduce students to the holistic design of autonomous robots - from the mechatronic design to sensors and intelligence.
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to education and outreach programs that develop a technologically advanced workforce. Two of our newest programs focus on the rapidly growing field of autonomous systems.
This minor, open to select majors within the College of Engineering, trains graduates for careers in companies working with autonomous systems.
The College of Engineering's newest summer camp offering, Jumpstart to UAS, introduces high school students to the field of UAS through age-appropriate lessons and demonstrations.
The TMCC UAS Certificate program will enable the student to gain knowledge of how unmanned aircraft systems operate and prepare for a future in the aerospace industry.