About Us

Who We Are

UCR Unmanned Aerial Systems is a highly-motivated and interdisciplinary group of students designing, constructing and programming an autonomous aerial vehicle to compete in the annual  Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Student Unmanned Aerial Systems Competition (AUVSI-SUAS) hosted in Maryland.

Despite the 2020-2021 competition's cancellation due to COVID-19, we are still creating opportunities for our own students to strive and apply their in-class knowledge in practical and educational environments. We have expanded our project's scope to include diverse educational and professional opportunities to push our students and the students of Riverside, in general, to pursue their passions and hone their skills in the field of aerospace.

Mission Statement

UCR Unmanned Aerial Systems' mission is to foster a professional environment that inspires innovative and practical solutions in autonomous technologies.

Specializing in the design, development, and deployment of Unmanned Aerial System, our multidisciplinary team serves to inspire, educate, and innovate these solution in our community while participating in annual competitions.

What We Do


  We share our passion with our community and students. We firmly believe that Unmanned Aerial Systems is our future.


Autonomous technologies are rapidly expanding everyday. We keep our community in the know of these advancements and educate the youth on how they can get involved!


Our student innovated solutions solve are advancing technology by solving real world issues.

Student-Innovated Solutions