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Michael Olaya sheds light on the technical world

Michael Olaya sheds light on the technical world

Oscar Cindo

October 2, 2017


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During a sunny Monday afternoon, a crowd of about 75 listened to a mechanical engineering senior discuss how flying robots will give them super powers. But his talk went well beyond how to use drones. Mechanical engineering senior Michael Olaya discussed how advances in drone technology as well as...

From student engineer to superhero

From student engineer to superhero

Tyler Manning, Reporter

September 26, 2017


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To stress the importance of drive and technology in social media, mechanical engineering and physics senior Michael Olaya conducted the session "How Flying Robots Will Give You Superpowers" as part of Social Media Day, on Sept. 25 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. However, his 60-minute session,...

Engineers use drone to map trees on campus

Engineers use drone to map trees on campus

Sarah Graves

April 5, 2017


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The Engineers for a Sustainable World started a campus drone mapping project on March 30 to discover the number of trees on campus. The drone took off at McCoy Engineering Hall to map the entire campus on a pre-programmed flight. Suman Bhandari, mechanical engineering senior and ESW president, said...

Possibility for drone testing

Rachel Johnson

December 5, 2015


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Students all over can relate to the struggle with having to learn to balance being a full-time student, having a job, and learning how to budget their money as they step into this chapter of life that is adulthood. Every year, each student is tasked with finding their books for classes, and of course,...

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