2024 Finalist Teams

Boston University
Deployable Unmanned Aerial System to Detect and Map Volcanic Ash Clouds
Advisor: James Geiger

Boston University
Rapid Evaluation, Coordination, Observation, Verification & Environmental Reporting (RECOVER)
Advisor: Dr. Anthony Linn

Bowie State
Enhancing Earthquake Disaster Relief with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Advisor: Dr. Haydar Teymourlouei

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Aero-Quake Emergency Response Network
Advisor: Mark Gonda

Cerritos College
F.I.R.E. (Fire Intervention Retardant Expeller)
Advisor: Janet McLarty-Schroeder

Columbia University
AVATARS: Aerial Vehicles for Avalanche Terrain Assessment and Reporting Systems
Advisors: Dr. Mike Massimino, Nicholas Frearson

North Carolina State University
Reconnaissance and Emergency Aircraft for Critical Hurricane Relief (REACHR)
Advisor: Dr. Felix Ewere

University of Texas at Austin
Data Integrated UAV for Wildfire Management
Advisor: Dr. Christian Claudel