About Guest Blogger Jessica Chan

Jessica Chan is a second year student investigating structural engineering with an aerospace focus at the University of San Diego. She is a current airframe team lead for Triton UAS. Feel free to contact her at jyc125 [at] ucsd [dot] edu.

Triton UAS Team is Flying with ANSYS

Triton UAS (unmanned aerial systems) is a project team from the sunny campus of the University of California, San Diego. We are a student-run team that uses ANSYS CFD solutions to help in designing, building, testing and flying our UAV to compete each year in the Student UAS Competition hosted by the AUVSI Seafarer Chapter against teams from around the world. The goal of the competition is to promote autonomous flight. Despite the fact that the 2017 competition coincided with finals week, our team placed ninth overall out of 42 teams.

Team heading out to the flying field during competition

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