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March 22, 2017
The Second Biochar Meeting @ UC Merced. Agenda.  5/3/2017 All talks were recorded. Available upon request. The First Biochar Meeting @ UC Merced. Agenda. 2/14/2017 University of California, Merced 4225 N. Hospital Rd., Atwater, CA 95301 UCM1200 Conf Room 4 -...
March 18, 2017
Prof. Chen's #UAS4STEM talk at 2nd AgTechFair @ CITRIS@UCMERCED Title: Drone Educational Ecosystem at UC Merced (#UAS4STEM) Slides (PDF 6.4Mb) (PPT 21Mb)   P.S.  On 3/10/17the whole Friday, this UC Merced Extension course (ENGR.830.1 Introduction to Drone/UAS/...
March 7, 2017
A List of FAA Certified Drone Pilots @ UC Merced Congratulations to all who successfully passed the FAA UAS Knowledge Test and obtained the FAA drone pilot licenses. We feel very proud of you! Click here for the list. This list will get longer as time goes because of our #UAS4STEM educations...
February 24, 2017
UAS4STEM: Unmanned Aerial Systems for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Education @ UC Merced (#UAS4STEM) Other related programs: USDA AFRI ELI NSF REU (e.g. MAS-net 2010) ED HSI STEM STEM-TRACKS and TEAM-E UAS4STEM @ UC MERCED (#UAS4STEM...
February 24, 2017
Congratulations!   FEATURE Unmanned aerial systems for agriculture and natural resources by Sean D. Hogan, Maggi Kelly, Brandon Stark, YangQuan Chen Full text HTML  | PDF       CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE,  January-March 2017  Volume 71,...
February 23, 2017
Summer 2017 ME190 "Unmanned Aerial Systems" course now open for registration. Professor YangQuan Chen will offer this course for the first time in the first session of Summer in 2017. It was first offered in Fall 2016 with 45 students registered and all passed. More than 10 students...
February 7, 2017
Congratulations to MESA LAB Ph.D. students Guoxiang Zhang and Derek Hollenbeck, and undergraduate researcher Moataz Dahabra for travel awards to IEEE RAS Winter School at UNLV and attending CES2017 (http://www.ces.tech/) from Jan. 4 to 7, 2017, Las Vegas. More details are found in the...
February 6, 2017
Only two were awarded in this year across USA. Congratulations Tiebiao!! http://me.ucmerced.edu/news/2016/me-grad-student-awarded-yara-n-america-almond-fellowship Background info:  http://snri.ucmerced.edu/news/global-company-partners-uc-merced-almond-research Call for nominations (PDF)...
February 6, 2017
Congratulations to Derek Hollenbeck for winning NSF NRT (National Research Traineeship Award) Fellowship in IAS topic. IAS stands for "Intelligent Adaptive Systems". The NSF NRT on IAS program has a website at http://www.nrt-ias.org/ News release: http://www.ucmerced....
June 24, 2016
Ph.D. Candidate Tiebiao Zhao was invited to speak at CAPCA ED Modesto CE Seminar Stanislaus County Harvest Hall - Room ABC Wednesday June 22, 2016 On June 22, 2016 the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) held its annual seminar. The purpose of CAPCA ED is to...

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