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UC Merced lab to lead UC system’s drone research

April 19, 2016

UC Merced has been chosen to take the lead in determining how drones should be used and regulated across the University of California system, officials announced Monday.

School of Engineering doctoral student Brandon Stark has been pegged to serve as director of the newly formed Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety, which is funded by the system’s Office of the President. Stark’s appointment begins in May.