University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

UTA Professor Gets $800K To Develop Drone Computing Platform for First Responders

by | Aug 21, 2023
Electrical Engineering Professor Yan Wan has received $800,000 in National Science Foundation funding to develop an open-networked airborne computing platform for drones used by first responders. Networking a system of "robots in the air" can help find disaster victims, guide rescuers, and more. Her work could also be used for drone delivery and other commercial applications, UTA says.
Dr. Shengli Fu
North Texas Universities Collaborating on Drone Aerial Computing Platform
by | Aug 21, 2017
The initiative is funded by a nearly $1 million National Science Foundation grant.