Joseph S. Cerreta, Assistant Professor, Department of Flight, College of Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Dr. Joseph Cerreta is an Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide. He has 23 years of UAS experience as an instructor, manager, and director with UAS programs for the Department of Defense, Public Safety, and Academia.
Dr. Cerreta developed a UAS emergency management response capability with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, which also resulted in the National Weather Service’s use of UAS live-stream data specifically for tornado damage assessment for the first time in NWS history. He developed courses for building UAS flightcrew standardization programs for Public Safety Agencies. He is also certified as a Trusted Operator Program TM (TOP) Level 3 Remote Pilot Instructor and co-developed the TOP certification course for Embry-Riddle as the first University to obtain this certification.