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UMKC receives largest non-health research funding

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research has awarded a $7.2 million grant and a $7.7 million contract to UMKC to develop technologies to reduce national security threats from drones. These are the largest non-health research awards received at UMKC. The team of investigators also includes researchers from the Missouri University of Science … Continue reading UMKC receives largest non-health research funding

Up, up and away

For Travis Fields, Ph.D., drones are more than last year’s holiday gift craze; they are a way of life. As an assistant professor of mechanical engineering in the School of Computing and Engineering, he is excited to be taking research with drones and unmanned aircraft to new heights. “I am a private pilot and have … Continue reading Up, up and away