Post Tagged with: "John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences"

Jason Jensen, Political Science & Public Administration faculty member, and leader of the RIAS policy section, talks about UAS- and autonomous technology-related policy development at the recent RIAS Advisory Board meeting in Robin Hall. Jensen’s department is part of the UND College of Business & Public Administration. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Partnerships on the ‘RIAS’

November 21, 2017

Meeting of corporate and public-sector advisory boards unleashes ideas and opportunities for UAS collaboration

UND alum Adam Caskey has found himself on the Washington Post’s list of the nation’s “coolest” TV meteorologists. His passion for weather and thermometers was stoked at UND, he says. More than 11,000 people have signed up online to win one of Caskey’s coveted designs on “Thermometer Thursday.” Every thermometer he makes "is like a snowflake" – no two are identical. Photo courtesy of Adam Caskey.

Forecast: Rising ‘cool’ factor

November 21, 2017

UND Atmospheric Sciences alum listed among most engaging national weather personalities

Riders on the storm

Riders on the storm

November 16, 2017

Atmospheric Sciences students fit in one last storm chase for 2017 before winter sets in

Nearly 200 students were pilots for a day in Walhalla, N.D., learning how to operate the controls of small unmanned aircraft systems. Image courtesy of Paul Snyder.

Northern exposure

November 2, 2017

UND takes world-class UAS program on the road to small, Canadian border school system for outreach initiative

: l-r Mohsen Riahi Manesh, Isfahan, Iran, PhD student; Michael Mullins, La Grande, OR, research enginee; Kyle Foerster, Pisek, ND, master’s student (Juan Pedraza photo)

On the forefront

November 2, 2017

UND Electrical Engineering team enjoying private-sector and federal support in mission to thwart cyber-attacks

This latest mission features two new research modules for plant production and extravehicular activities, funded with a new NASA grant of $750,000. It began in September 2015 and is scheduled to end in August 2018.

One small step

October 19, 2017

UND Space Studies students confined to Lunar-Mars Habitat for 14 days in one-of-a-kind NASA-funded research mission

Air and Marine Operations Deputy Director for the Northern Region Christopher Wiyda (left) and AMO Executive Director of Operations Dennis Michelini (right) address students gathered in the Arthur P. Anderson Atmospherium on Tuesday.

Pathway to a career

October 19, 2017

All-new program exclusive to UND Aerospace puts students on track for a job in aviation and law enforcement

Helping students soar

Helping students soar

October 5, 2017

New $1.5-million scholarship endowment honors late UND Aerospace benefactor James Ray

Chasing down an eclipse

Chasing down an eclipse

September 28, 2017

Three UND meteorology students travel 1,100 miles and back again to witness cosmic phenomenon

Taken for UND Today story.

Rare air

September 26, 2017

National Merit Scholar Andrew Hollingsworth unintentionally relaunch of high-achieving student program at UND

About 35 students – mostly freshmen – from the UND Department of Aviation -- piled into a bus on Sept. 16 for a daylong journey north of the border. The trip was the first of many “Weekends in Winnipeg” trips organized by the UND International Center as a way to give students an accessible international experience.

Weekends in Winnipeg

September 26, 2017

International Center teams up with UND Colleges to provide a concentrated international experience

Mark Askelson, a UND alumnus, brings a wealth of relevant knowledge and experience to his new position as interim executive director of the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Askelson named interim executive director of RIAS

September 14, 2017

UND alumnus and atmospheric Sciences faculty member specializes in UAS integration research

Up, up and away

Up, up and away

August 31, 2017

The University of North Dakota released a balloon made of 32 garbage bags for a specific reason. Find out why.

UND undergraduate Tyson Berg is wrapping up a summer research experience working with an interdisciplinary team, combining his knowledge of chemistry and unmanned aerial systems. (pictured left to right) UND Chemistry Professor Alena Kubatova, Chemistry Graduate Student Brett Nespor, UND Chemistry/UAS Aviation Student Tyson Berg, UND UAS Lead Flight Instructor James Moe, Ales Kubat. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

High-flying chemistry

August 29, 2017

UND undergraduate combines UAS and chemistry expertise in interdisciplinary research project

Colonel Benjamin Spencer (right) from the Grand Forks Air Force Base flies a small UAS in the UAS Flight Testing Lab in Robin Hall as Associate Dean of UND Aerospace Beth Bjerke (middle) and Assistant Professor of Aviation Philip Brandt (left) watch. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Friends in flight

August 8, 2017

Odegard School, GFAFB leaders hope to build on existing legacy of collaboration