Episode: Season 2: Audio Journey #3- Discovering Drones: STEM Careers & The Rise of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

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Season 2: Audio Journey #3- Discovering Drones: STEM Careers & The Rise of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

In this episode of The STEM Brothers podcast we take a look at Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related career opportunities that have been created as a result of the proliferation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, being used for commercial/non-military applications. More and more drones are being used for an array of purposes ranging from the delivery of crucial medical supplies, to pest control, to surveying buildings and landscapes for construction purposes. From small farms to big budget Hollywood movie sets, drones are an increasingly popular technological tool, and the demand and opportunity for STEM professionals who can design, build, and operate drones is steadily growing as well. Joining us for this conversation is our special guest, Ms. Taylor Mitcham, who is the founder and Chief Drone Operator of the drone services company SkyNinja.

SkyNinja: https://skyninja.co/

Fortune Article on FAA and Drone Regulations: http://fortune.com/2017/10/30/drones-delivery-faa-emergency/

Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) drone related regulations: https://www.faa.gov/uas/

Drone 360 blog:  http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/drone360/#.WgLk6hNSyt8

Matternet company website: https://mttr.net/

3D Robotics company website: https://3dr.com/

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