The first workshop for the Center for UAS propulsion (CUP) took place on May 1-May 2, 2019 at the University of Illinois Chicago. The first Industry-Academia Connection Days event for the Center saw representatives from industry, government labs, academia, gathered together to share ideas and form a roadmap for development of next generation UAS propulsion units. Dr. Jaret Riddick (ARL VTD Director), and Dr. Mike Kweon (VTD Propulsion Chief) were on hand to participate in the discussion sessions in terms of both technology and development and to reiterate the importance of building an industry base can be established in the US to support these efforts. Principal investigators from the CUP research partners as well as distinguished scientists and industry pioneers actively participated in the workshop discussions.
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University of Illinois Chicago – Center for UAS Propulsion Industry-Academia Connection Days