Dr. Tulinda Larsen is currently serving as the Executive Director for UAMMI. She is also the CEO and Founder of Skylark Drone Research where she has turned her research from commercial aviation to the emerging Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS/drones) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industries.
She specifically is analyzing the large unmanned aviation vehicle (UAV) and urban air mobility (UAM) markets. She is also private pilot and an insured and licensed Part 107 Remote Pilot in Command. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus.
Dr. Larsen previously served as an advisor to Deseret UAS, a nonprofit in Utah focused on the large UAV and emerging UAM market. Deseret UAS mission is to facilitate rural economic development in Utah through unmanned aircraft systems. Deseret UAS is establishing multiple test sites in Utah for UAM market, providing UAS and UAM education programs, facilitating applied research and advocating to evaluate Utah in the UAM industry. Deseret UAS was launched in October 2018. Dr. Larsen successfully secured a second year of funding from the Utah state legislature. Successes in the first year include selected as part of the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), Deseret UAS is on the NASA TCL-4 and FAA UPP project teams.
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