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November 23, 2014
Dr. Calvin Coopmans of AggieAir @ USU will present an invited seminar on "Research and Operations at Utah State University AggieAir: Cyberphysical Unmanned Remote Sensing."  (Flyer.docx)   MESA LAB @ UC Merced Research Seminar     Presents   Research and...
November 10, 2014
MESA Lab was invited to contribute to ASPRS MRS-4 project Congratulations. Professor Chen and MESA Lab was invited by Prof. Costas Armenakis to contribute to ASPRS MRS-4 project. The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) has initiated development of the fourth edition of...
November 1, 2014
07 November 2014 - CIC AUVSI Micro Symposium The Channel Islands Chapter of AUVSI will be holding a half day “Micro” Symposium in November 7, 2014.  The Micro symposium will be held on the California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) campus. The event will include panel...
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) 2018 News AIAA Region IV Student Conference 4/7/2018. Program PDF file. DBF again 2018.   2017 News Final...
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....

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