University at Buffalo builds massive outdoor drone testing facility

Published November 20, 2020


WKBW and WGRZ reported that UB has constructed a 24,000 square-foot research complex to test drones. The facility, called Structure for Outdoor Autonomy Research (SOAR) is located on the North Campus.

“The University at Buffalo is committed to addressing society’s most challenging issues. By creating a research complex dedicated to exploring the tremendous potential of uncrewed aerial vehicles, UB researchers, students and our partners will advance cutting-edge solutions that can help global food security challenges, disaster response, and anti-terrorism,” said Kemper Lewis, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Read the story here: WKBW and WGRZ