Facts & Figures

UMD’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site stands at the forefront of the UAS design and system integration, disaster response, aerial mapping and data evaluation, and transportation of sensitive payload.

Key partners: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Defense, Naval Air Systems Command, state and local governments, hospitals and commercial organizations.

Maryland Robotics Center unites 40 researchers and 26 labs developing innovations in medical, miniature, bio-inspired, extreme, autonomous, cognitive robotics, and multirobot systems.

Key partners: National Science Foundation, Army Research Office, Army Research laboratory, Office of Naval Research,  Air Force Research Laboratory, National Institute of Health, DARPA, NASA, and NIST.

Amazon Lab126 Robotics and Diversity Initiative

UAS Test Engineer Josh Gaus launches a Puma/RQ-20A aircraft