Just Don't Call It a Drone

Wednesday, April 01 | 2:50PM–3:40PM | West Prefunction Area
Session Type: Professional Development
ITS at Colgate, a leading liberal arts institution, has teamed up with faculty to use commercial hobbyist quadcopters and Arduino technology to assist in student research programs to capture photography and other environmental observations, capabilities previously only available to large research universities, with amazing results for both learners and researchers.

OUTCOMES: Understand ways to capitalize on emerging and consumerized technology * Learn how technologies can be brought to bear to help expand learning and research * Learn about safely operating UAS in the context of a small institution


  • Ahmad Khazaee

    Director of Creative Services, Engagement and Support, Colgate University