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

Kevin Kochersberger

Associate Professor
Virginia Tech


Kevin Kochersberger is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, and the Director of the Unmanned Systems Lab which supports aerial autonomy in the areas of vehicle design, collaborative control and perception. Customers of the lab include DOD, DOE, commercial and non-profit sectors in applications ranging from precision agriculture to nuclear materials detection. Working with UNICEF, the lab has demonstrated the feasibility of remote sensing and delivery using drones in Malawi. Dr. Kochersberger has also advised numerous international senior design projects in Africa and South America, mainly in water, sanitation and medicine. Kevin is an avid private pilot and aircraft owner, and commercial glider flight instructor.


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