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The Ubiquitous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle – UAVs for Infrastructure Monitoring

March 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

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The Transportation Research Board will host a webinar on March 16, 2021 that will explore the use of UAVs for the purposes of monitoring geotechnical infrastructure.

Presenters will discuss Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines, UAV platforms, and their infrastructure monitoring applications.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. FAA guidelines: Michael O’Shea, FAA
  2. Different UAV platforms and sensors: Thomas Oommen, Michigan Tech University
  3. Case studies: applications of unmanned aerial vehicles in monitoring geotechnical assets, Surya Sarat Chandra Congress, Texas A&M University (TAMU)
  4. Question and answer session: Khalid Mohamed, Federal Highway Administration

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Geotechnical Instrumentation and Modeling.


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