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November 1, 2014
http://uasreno.org/ (news coverage) 530 attendants, among them, 200 ASPRS members. (ARPRS: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) MESA Lab Director Prof. YangQuan Chen and Ph.D. candidate Tiebiao Zhao,  attended this important event with two research posters presented for two...
October 5, 2014
On Sept. 20th, 2014, Saturday, on the campus of The Da Vinci Center for Innovative Learning of SJCOE, Stockton, CA, Dr. Chen gave 4 sessions of lectures, each with 45 min. to a group of nearly 60 elementary school teachers on "The Age of Data-Drones: Wright Brothers 2.0". This outreach...
October 5, 2014
MESA Lab Manager Brandon Stark was invited to serve a panel at the event  "Connecting the Dots in Unmanned Aerial Systems & Cyber Security" to be held on Friday, December 12, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PST), Pomona, CA. The invitation was extended by Professor Subodh Bhandari...
October 5, 2014
MESA Lab Welcomes Three New Visiting Scholars. Professor. Dr. Jianxin Liu is a full professor of School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Xihua University, China. He got his Ph.D. in Chongqing University, P. R. China, December 1997. His research covers measurement-control theory and its...
August 14, 2014
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) UC Merced Student Branch is now officially established! We also got a nice frame from AIAA. (photo) 2015 News 4/30/15. Congratulations! AIAA UC Merced Student Branch were in finalists for two awards for the Annual UC Merced...
August 14, 2014
8/14/2014. Merced, California. We would like to announce our successful flights of missions today at Vernal Pool and Grassland Reserve, UC Merced's scientific data-drone flight test site approved by FAA under COA-2014-WSA-29 (PDF). The most interesting features of these history making flights...
July 9, 2014
We are very pleased to share that, our second FAA COA was approved today 7/9/2014. The COA site is UC Merced's new Natural Reserve http://vernalpools.ucmerced.edu/  (MAP). The full text of the FAA COA in PDF is here. Out first FAA COA was approved Nov. 11, 2013. Site map is here....
July 9, 2014
Service website (http://mechatronics.ucmerced.edu/MADbook) for the textbook "Modeling, Analysis and Design of Control Systems in MATLAB and Simulink" (World Scientific 2014) By Dingyu Xue, Northeastern University, Shenyang, P R China, and YangQuan Chen, University of California,...
June 3, 2014
MESA Lab Manager Brandon Stark Attended FAA UAS COE Public Meeting May 28-29 in Washington DC.   COE for UAS Public Meeting May 28-29 Download the Agenda (PDF) Download the Announcement In accordance with Public Law 101-508, the FAA plans to competitively select a Center of...
June 3, 2014
MESA Lab Manager Brandon Stark Will Attend UAS Summit on Challenges and Opportunities on the Road to Integration on June 10th, San Diego. http://www.auvsisandiego.com/uploads/CoE_UAS_Summit_Save_the_Date_6102014.pdf or this website http://www.unmannedcoe.com/ Brandon Stark serves as an invited...

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