Drones: A Tipping Point of Technology
|Date/Time:||Monday, 01 Apr 2013 at 7:00 pm|
|Location:||Sun Room, Memorial Union|
|Channel:||World Affairs Series|
Missy Cummings has a BS in mathematics from the United States Naval Academy, an MS in space systems engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and a PhD in systems engineering from the University of Virginia. A naval officer and military pilot from 1988 to 1999, she was one of the Navy's first female fighter pilots. She is currently an associate professor in the Aeronautics & Astronautics Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests include human interaction with autonomous vehicle systems, modeling human interaction with complex systems, decision support design for time-pressured, uncertain systems, and the ethical and social impact of technology.
NOVA, "Rise of the Drones": www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/military/rise-of-the-drones
Jon Stewart's interview with Missy Cummings on The Daily Show: www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-january-23-2013