Media invited to STEM aviation event at Drone America
RENO– Media are invited to attend a special STEM aviation event on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 hosted by the Desert Research Institute and Reno-based unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer Drone America.
DRI’s GreenPower K-12 Outreach Program will introduce students from Dilworth STEM Academy to Drone America’s newest drone platforms and their unique applications for environmental science and research happening at the Desert Research Institute.
Scientists from the Desert Research Institute will be on hand to showcase their latest UAS projects and Drone America engineers and staff will guide students through their drone manufacturing facility and micro-drone flight test simulator.
When: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
Time: 10:00am – Noon
Where: Drone America, 3555 Airway Dr, Suite 109, Reno, Nev.
Who: Desert Research Institute and Drone America
- Adam Watts, DRI Fire Ecologist and UAS lead scientist
- Mike Richards, CEO of Drone America
- Kyle Pruett, Engineering Manager of Drone America
- Craig Rosen, Education Administrator and Community Relations for DRI’s GreenPower K-12 Outreach Program