April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Jennifer Player

Director, UAS Technologies
Bihrle Applied Research, Inc.


Jennifer Player is Director of UAS Technologies for Bihrle Applied Research, Inc. and has been serving as a Senior Technical Advisor to the BNSF Railway UAS Program since 2014. She has 20 years of experience in the aerospace sector, both in government and in industry, working in engineering, R&D project management, and technology development for organizations including Naval Air systems Command, NASA, Cessna Aircraft Company, and Bihrle. Jenn has been leading UAS related projects since 2011 and is currently managing projects to develop various enabling technologies toward use of UAS for linear infrastructure inspection, including BVLOS operations in the U.S. National Airspace System. Her technical focus includes automated engineering inspection via UAS. Jenn received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. She holds an FAA Private Pilot certificate with ratings in single engine aircraft and gliders.


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