Professor Snyder is an Assistant Chair / Director of UAS Program for the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences and Lead for Autonomous Platforms at the University of North Dakota (UND). He continues to be active in aviation education with experience as an FAA Designated Pilot and Instructor Examiner, an OEM certified Insitu ScanEagle UAS pilot, Chief Flight Instructor, Associate Professor, and Safety Consultant for various aviation organizations. As a DOT-certified SMS trainer, Professor Snyder is a member of UND SMS Committee and Events Review Team (ERT), analyzing flight data and conducting safety risk assessments to reduce risk within the organization. He has worked with the FAA to assist UND Aerospace in being recognized as meeting active conformance for UND’s Part 141 Pilot School and Part 145 Maintenance Repair Station under the FAA SMS Voluntary Program. Professor Snyder also actively teaches safety management systems, aviation safety, unmanned aircraft systems, and various advanced flight courses for the UND.
A sample of Professor Snyder’s recent research activities include: Identifying Models for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)/Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Safe Automation, developing UAS Right-of-Way Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations and Safety, identifying Safety Risk and Mitigations for UAS Operations On and Around Airports, conducting counter-UAS Drone Mitigation Demonstration and Test and Evaluation, and UAS Parameters, Exceedance, and Recording Rates for ASIAS.
Published author of Practical Safety Management Systems Edition 2, Aviation High School Facilitator Guide, and Aviation High School Student Notebook; Professor Snyder holds a degree in Aeronautical Studies and Master of Science in Educational Leadership.
Due to the security situation in Israel,
the committee has decided to postpone the conference.
The conference is now scheduled to take place on
March 17-19, 2024
The Conference will remain in its original format.
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