UAV / Drone Pilot + Builder - Industrial Engineering and Management Systems


We have a number of UAVs in our lab, many which are custom made. We are looking for students interested in building, programming, or flying the UAV for research projects.

If you have a part 107a license, great! If not, we will provide time for you to study for the exam, however, we will not be able to fund the exam fee.

Students who have worked in this role previously have gone on to internships and jobs with UAVs companies or started their own company!

Project Dates

Start Date: 1/10/2022 - End Date: 4/27/2022

Students Needed

Type of Project

Individual

Student Responsibilities

Learn to build, program, or fly UAVs.

Time Commitment

10 hrs/week hour(s)

Student Requirements

If building UAVs, prior experience building RC models or working with electronics is required (esp. soldiering skills). If programming UAVs, then programming skills are required.

Interested in Working With the Following Programs

For EXCEL URE Students Only
Honors Undergraduate Thesis
Independent Research Credit (4912)
McNair Scholars
Research and Mentoring Program
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Additional Notes

Work study students highly encouraged.

Position Overview

  • Date Posted: 09-18-2019
  • Research Categories:
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering
  • Location:
    • Orlando (Main Campus)
  • Paid: Yes