19 December 2020
Online Talk on “Drone Application in Industry”


Date: Saturday, 19th December 2020
Time:9.00 a.m.-12.45 p.m.
Venue: ZOOM Application Details of Online Login ID will be provided after registration
Speaker: Assoc . Prof. Dr. Zamri Omar, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia


In the last decade where we have witnessed several advancements in Drone Technology, cost and weight reduction and wider access to the components have caused drones to be easily found in various industrial and business applications. Small drones are currently used for Aerial Photography, Geographic Mapping and Surveying, Building Monitoring and Inspection, Patrolling, Precision Agriculture and Deliver Small Packages. Recently, there are substantial growing interest from investors and manufacturers in the development of Big Drone that can carry much bigger Cargo Payload than a typical small consumer drone. Industrial expert released a ten-year forecast that projected global drones spending would grow from $6.4 billion to $11.5 billion. It is also predicted that he global air freight cost will be reduced to 50% with large autonomous drones. This course is aimed at academicians, practicing engineers and to anyone who desires to know the drone application in industry.

About Speaker

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zamri Omar, received the Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautics) and Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1995 and 2003 respectively. He started his career as a Project Engineer with Lion Group and later with OSV Hazair Engineering. Few years working experience in the steel mill and offshore ventilation industry laid the foundation for him to start his career as an academician in 2000. Then he went to RMIT University Australia to further his study and graduated with PhD in Aerospace Engineering in 2010. He is currently an Associate Professor of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering at the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. His teaching, research and consultation experience span over fifteen years. Among of his research interests are in aircraft design and manufacturing, solar powered vehicle, unmanned aerial vehicle design and control. Particularly, he has a strong interest in aircraft design, build and test. In the university, he devotes much of his time on teaching and research activities related to aircraft design and manufacturing. He holds a Malaysia Private Pilot License and actively flying general aviation aircraft and microlight aircraft.

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