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"ME 143: Unmanned Aircraft Systems" approved!

October 20, 2017

ME 143: Unmanned Aircraft Systems


It is offical and regular as of Oct. 19, 2017 approved by UGC. It is to be offered in Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 and so on. As an official, regualr Technical Elective (TE) course in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (ME), it is usually offered initially as a course under ME190 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering as an alpha or beta test.

ME143 UAS will be first offerred in Summer 2018 (first 6 weeks session Monday, May 21 - Friday, June 29, 2018) and then in Fall 2018 as a normal semester (16 weeks) course. Click here for one-page course flyer (PDF). Make sure that you understand the time commitment to earn 4 credits in this lab-intensive course in 6 weeks.

For ME190 offers in Fall 2016 (By Prof. Chen), Summer 2017 (By Prof. Chen, 1st 6 weeks of summer), Fall 2017 (by Dr. Brandon Stark, Director of UCOP EHS COE UAS Safety), please see this link for more details:

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Last updated 10/20/2017 by Prof. YangQuan Chen (