Mr. Scott Kroeber, Faculty Research Assistant, has been a part of the University of North Dakota (UND) for over 29 years. He is experienced in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing and is involved in teaching and operational research.
Past activities include involvement with the FAA’s Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) research as a Doppler weather radar operator. He has been involved in teaching as the Atmospheric Sciences department meteorological lab coordinator. He worked in the UND Regional Weather Information Centers and was involved in surface transportation weather research. He was involved in the geospatial activities for #SAFE which was used as the model for the national “511” Road Weather Information System.
Current activities include research, education, and training involving UND, and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), 711th Human Performance Wing, Warfighter Readiness Research Division. This research examines the latest technology, practices, and standards to create an education and training program for pilots and sensor operators to acquire the knowledge, skills, and essential competencies. He assists with the Limited Deployment – Cooperative Airspace Project (LD-CAP) in distributing and logging ADS-B equipment for installation into 70 North Dakota general aviation aircraft. He is involved in two Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) projects. Those being the “Small UAS Detect and Avoid Requirements Necessary for Limited Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Operations” and “Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Human Factors Considerations. He currently instructs UND’s Aviation 333 UAS Remote Sensing class.