How We Operate
This division allows us to maximize each of our team members' efforts and potential to fulfill our goal to inspire, educate, and innovate solutions to solve real-world issues. Depending on which department you are applying to, your subsequent sub-team(s) will differ. A full breakdown of what teams are available are listed below.
We have open positions in Board, Leads, and Business Department. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your portfolio and the team(s) you're interested in for more information!
Help develop UCR UAS's mission to inspire, educate, and innovate. Establish and maintain connections with local communities including schools, small businesses, and large corporations.
The Business Department was founded to ensure the progression of UCR UAS as an organization and innovators of autonomous technologies. Our department divides into several specialist roles: Operations, Outreach and Marketing.
Keep UCR-UAS as a streamlined organization that allows the mutual growth of itself and its members through clear communication and management.
To establish, maintain, and growth relations beyond active members of UCR-UAS such as Alumni, Students, Faculty, Businesses, Corporations, and research laboratories.
Manage the UCR-UAS branding and image.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is the core of the entire unmanned aerial system and is the aerial platform for imaging and the deployment of the UGV. The UAV will also be tasked with flying a planned way point route while avoiding obstacles in its path.
Unmanned Ground Vehicle
The Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) is responsible for autonomously driving to a given destination once dropped out of the UAV. It focuses on object, location, and orientation detection in order to safely navigate towards its final destination while maintaining communication with the GCS..
Ground Control Station
The Ground Control Station (GCS) manages all communication with other systems and personnel. GCS manages competition interoperability server download and upload, manual and automatic object recognition of images sent by our drone, safety precautions, and transportation.