“In physics, math, computer science drones are the best you can use to actually bring these fascinating topics and the workforce of the future. And to really enable students to understand things from the very beginning“
This Week’s Key Question
“What are the current trends in academia related to drones?”
This Week’s Guests
Christian Janke is Assistant Professor in the College of Aeronautics at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University is the largest accredited university system specializing in aviation and aerospace programs, with its main campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. It also has numerous online programs and academic programs offered at satellite locations. In addition to being Assistant Professor, Chris is also Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Systems Applications program. Following his assignments as a helicopter pilot in the German Armed Forces, he moved into research where he coordinated national and international research projects in the aerospace field. He is a trainer for Human Factors & Crew Resource Management, Instructor for Safety Management and Risk Assessment in Aviation and Auditor for Quality Management. He has ten years of first-hand market experience advising industrial clients in the fields of aviation, electromobility and security technology. He supports startups in the founding phase and is a member of the Dronemasters Academy platform, which teaches STEM topics to children and young people using small drones and robots.
What We Learn
In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Christian talks about the use of small drones in education, the safe integration of uavs into the airspace, the potentials of Urban Air Mobility, and the prevention of drone misuse.
- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (www.erau.edu)