Unmanned aircraft systems offer numerous possibilities in the academic environment, from creating programs aimed at UAS design and construction to finding ways to use them in traditional research across academic disciplines.
BiographyDr. Timothy M. Chester is Vice President for Information Technology at the University of Georgia. In this capacity, he is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the University's information technology resources and services. Dr. Chester has published and advocates in the areas of leadership strategy and promotion of organizational change for information technology organizations in higher education. He also has extensive experience with application integration in complex enterprise environments and in the implementation of technology services for international campuses and emergency operations. His writings and commentary are numerous and have been published by the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, CIO Magazine, Campus Technology, and EDUCAUSE Quarterly.
Tim Chester is vice president for information technology at the University of Georgia.
Diana Oblinger's most enduring legacy will be the profound effect and influence that she has had on the lives of higher education IT professionals.