Automation Federation News Release
Automation Federation co-sponsoring 15 May 2013 webinar, “Exploring Unmanned Vehicles,” spotlighting innovations in unmanned systems
Free presentation offers unique opportunity to interact with a leading innovator
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (9 May 2013) – The Automation Federation is co-sponsoring, along with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) and Product Design & Development magazine, a complimentary webinar on unmanned vehicles to be held 15 May 2013 at 11 a.m., eastern standard time.
The webinar, part of the IET Great Minds on Innovation Webinar series, will be presented by COL (RET) Jerry LeMieux, Ph.D, the President of Unmanned Vehicles University (UVU) who was recently featured on ABC’s 'Nightline' television news program. UVU is the only university in the world licensed to grant degrees in unmanned systems engineering.
To register for this free, one-hour webinar, visit https://vts.inxpo.com/Launch/QReg.htm?ShowKey=12248
The new market of unmanned systems education, including advanced engineering degrees, courses, certificates and handbooks, also will be explored. Additionally, Dr. LeMieux will review the cutting-edge areas of:
Dr. LeMieux’s extensive research, experience and interest in unmanned vehicle technology prompted him to train unmanned systems engineers and launch Unmanned Vehicles University. Graduates of the Unmanned Vehicles University enter career fields in the areas of R&D, vehicle design, sensor development, vehicle communications and data links, sense and avoid systems, human machine interfaces, autonomous control, vehicle navigation, alternative power and operations.
Dr. LeMieux received bachelor of science, master of science, and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering. He has 40 years of flying experience, including many as a USAF fighter pilot/Top Gun and 20 years as a commercial pilot at Delta airlines.
If you would like more information about this topic, IET and/or the IET Great Minds on Innovation webinar series, contact Nisa White at +1 732-321-5579, extension 205, or by email at email@example.com.
About IET Great Minds on Innovation
IET Great Minds on Innovation is a webinar series offering a unique opportunity for sci-tech professionals to interact with today's top thought leaders and innovators.
About the Institution of Engineering and Technology
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is a world-leading professional organization with more than 150,000 members worldwide in 127 countries. IET is a renowned publisher in science, engineering and technology. IET’s highly specialized publishing products and resources include the Inspec database, eBooks and Digital Library. Please visit http://www.theiet.org/ for additional information on the IET and our full publishing product line.
About Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) is a global umbrella organization under which is an association composed of heads or chairs of departments offering accredited programs in electrical and/or computer engineering whose purpose is to help advance the field; facilitate member interaction and idea exchange; and improve communication with the profession, industry, government, and others. Please visit www.ecedha.org/ for more information.
About Product Design and Development magazine
Product Design and Development (PD&D) has provided design engineers with the information they need to be successful. PD&D’s mission is to furnish comprehensive coverage of new technologies, trends, systems, materials and components that design engineers require in order to assemble their build lists, complete their design projects and reach production more quickly. Please visit www.pddnet.com/ for more information.
About the Automation Federation
The Automation Federation is a global umbrella organization under which member associations and societies engaged in manufacturing and process automation activities can work more effectively to fulfill their missions, advance the science and engineering of automation technologies and applications and develop the workforce needed to capitalize on the benefits of automation. The Automation Federation is working to become the “Voice of Automation.” For more information about the Automation Federation, visit www.automationfederation.org.