UB debuts drone testing facility

Published October 1, 2021


WIVB-TV reported on the official opening of UB’s 24,000 square foot Structure for Outdoor Autonomy Research (SOAR). SOAR is thought to be one of the largest enclosed drone-testing facilities in the nation.

“The advantage with this netted enclosure is that we don’t have to worry about FAA regulations in terms of licensure or waivers to be able to fly at night or over people,” said Chase Murray, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.

Read the story here.