With the latest FAA relaxation on UAS flight regulations (FAA Part 107), the mapping industry are taking a serious look at practicality and usefulness of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in complementing or completely replacing some current mapping approaches. These relaxed rules have occurred in concert with noticeable advances in image processing algorithms, implemented in low... Read More
TKDA Awards Two U of M Scholarships
TKDA, a Saint Paul based engineering, architecture and planning firm, recently awarded two scholarships to help fund the education of University of Minnesota students pursuing a degree in engineering or architecture. One of this year’s recipients of the TKDA scholarship is Rachelle Hallberg, an architecture student from Lindstrom, Minn., and a freshman at the University …
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How Engineers Shaped the Las Vegas Pool Scene
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