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Sensurion Aerospace and University of North Dakota collaborate to create new UAS Pipeline Program


A new jobs pipeline program is the result of an innovative collaboration between Sensurion Aerospace (Sensurion) and the University of North Dakota (UND). The Sensurion UAS Pipeline Program is designed to provide career-building opportunities for graduates of UND's John D. Odegard School of Aerospace.

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"We are thrilled to have access to top graduates from the country's preeminent aerospace training program," noted Captain Joe Burns, Sensurion CEO. "Our goal is to train and develop employees, retain top talent and grow future leaders."

"This will generate some tremendous opportunities for both UND and Sensurion," added Mark Hastings, Chief UAS Pilot, UND Aerospace. "We are excited to be at the forefront of the burgeoning field related to Unmanned Aircraft Systems."

In addition to providing UND graduates with employment opportunities at Sensurion, the Pipeline Program establishes a framework for broader collaborative efforts in the UAS arena. A joint working group comprised of the Sensurion Aerospace Training Department and UND Aerospace will team together on future curriculum recommendations, stay abreast of regulatory issues and partner on new education, training and internship programs.

About Sensurion Aerospace
Minnesota-based Sensurion Aerospace specializes in UAS technologies and developed and manufactures one of the first FAA certified small UAS aircraft, the MAGPIE MP-1. The company employs a team of engineers, certification experts, pilots and business professionals to develop innovative UAS systems and work closely with customers to integrate specialized payloads for a wide variety of Unmanned Aircraft missions. For more information, contact Dan Johnson, Vice President at or via the website

About UND Aerospace
The John D. Odegard School Of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota is a world-renowned center for aerospace learning, nationally acclaimed for our achievements in collegiate aviation education, atmospheric research, space studies, and computer science applications. With over 500 faculty and staff members, over 1,500 students from around the world, and myriad programs and projects, the John D. Odegard School Of Aerospace Sciences is setting the pace for the future of flight.

SOURCE Sensurion Aerospace

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