News

07/01/2015

We have been building our capacity and credibility in UAS Training, Certification and Risk Assessment for many years. Check this link for our past efforts.

Events

05/09/2015

Opened from: Monday through Thursday, 9am - 2pm

Location: SSM 209 (Social Sciences and Humanities Building) 

05/08/2015

MESA Lab members were awarded the following this past Spring 2015, big congratulations:

04/21/2015

MESA Lab welcomes new members in Spring 2015.

  • Mr.  Jianhong Wang. Visiting Scholar. Exchange Ph.D. student. Jan. 2015-July 2015. Fractional Order Signal Processing. Nantong University, China
  • Ms. Juan Chen. Exchange Ph.D. student. March-...
03/23/2015

It is exciting to announce that MESA Lab at UC Merced has obtained its ever first, history-making NIGHT FLIGHT FAA COA. Huge amount of efforts has been put to pass the FAA airworthiness requirements for night flight. Thanks to Brandon Stark and Brendan Smith's joint effort since last year.

02/20/2015
  • February 17, 2015. Sacramento, CA. Invited Panelist. Oversight Hearing. Drones:  Is California Law Ready?  A Hearing of the Senate Committee on Judiciary.
02/09/2015

Ph.D. Candidate Tiebiao Zhao gave an invited talk at "Spray Safe" event at Yolo, CA on Feb. 5th, 2015. His talk title as "Spraying Drones and Optimal Integrated Pest Management".

02/01/2015

On Jan 28, 2015, Sacramento Convention Center, Dr. Chen introduced UC Merced, MESA LAB and the research theme of "scientific data drone (SDD)" and name difference in UAV, UAS and SDD. He emphasized the take-home message in the beginning "we need more research" (to make scientific sense of sensed...

01/28/2015

We secured another FAA CoA (8th) for precision ag research using drones.

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