Drones : Helping The Environmental Industry
April 17, 2018
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
9000 Parkview Dr., Haverford , PA
What do drone opportunities look like within your company?
Case Study: Enhanced Site Assessment, Skybernetics.
Dr. Helmke is a hydrogeologist with over 20 years experience as an educator and environmental consultant. Before joining West Chester University, he taught at Dickinson College, Iowa State University, Antioch College, and Directed the Geology Field Camp for Iowa State University and University of Nebraska in Shell, Wyoming. He has worked for the U.S. Geological Survey, Versar, HydroLog, Boyden Caverns, and Aquadrill. Graduate and undergraduate students are the foundation of Dr. Helmke's research program. Dr. Helmke employs service-learning in most of his upper-level courses by encouraging his students to apply their geologic skills to assist the community with real-world, geologic issues and projects. He also serves the community alongside his students as a member of the Chester County Hazardous Materials Team, the Pennsylvania Company 2 Natural-Disaster Response Team, the Fame Fire Company, and the WCU QRS Medical Service.
Dan Bochicchio is a geologist, drone pilot, and entrepreneur. He first received his bachelors in environmental geoscience from Appalachian State University and has aimed his research, field work, and consulting career towards putting innovative technology in the hands of fellow geoscientists. In December 2017 Dan finished his masters at West Chester University and promptly started his environmental drone services company to expand the use of drones in environmental consulting, government research, and citizen science activities.