SNAP’s Keith Cunningham is keynote speaker for research and tech development conference

Keith Cunningham and drone

SNAP research faculty member Keith Cunningham will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Research and Technology Development (RTD) conference on September 12 at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. RTD is a venue for researchers and academics to discuss and improve their skills of integrating technology and research.

Cunningham has over 25 years of experience in mapping, geospatial analysis and software engineering.  As keynote, he’ll share his experiences with remote sensing and how he has been able to use his knowledge of working with programming systems to improve science.

Currently, Cunningham is a research assistant professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he teaches remote sensing and geospatial technology. His latest work involves collaborating with the United States Air Force to help predict episodes of airborne volcanic ash, and using unmanned aircraft to monitor essential pipeline structures. Learn more about Keith