Associate Professor of Practice
Mechanical Engineering Department,College Station, TX
UAS Research Objective
Applied research and development of UASs for a wide variety of commercial and civil applications, such as crop assessments, infrastructure inspections, and livestock/wildlife management, focusing on the use of UASs for remote sensing in order to gather actionable information
BS/MS/PhD in Aerospace Engineering with specialty in aircraft structural integrity analysis. Currently, a small business owner and ‘Vetrepreneur’ developing commercial applications for using unmanned aircraft systems to conduct aerial diagnostics. Over 25 years industry experience as principal investigator, laboratory director, and program manager. Retired Air Force officer as an aerospace engineer and aircraft maintenance officer.