Autonomous Systems Rsrch Spec, RIAS
- Unmanned Systems, Autonomous Systems, Stratospheric & Long Endurance Operations, BVLOS Operations
- Email: ryan.blakeney@UND.edu
Tech Accelerator Room 1103
4201 James Ray Drive Stop 8367
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8637
Mr. Ryan Blakeney is an Autonomous Systems Research Specialist for the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems (RIAS) at the University of North Dakota (UND). His personal and professional studies focus on autonomous systems, machine learning, human factors for Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), and military strategy.
While serving in multiple levels of leadership with various organizations consisting of over 500 people, he has coordinated and led global flight operations across numerous international borders. He has flight experience in large multi-engine aircraft and unmanned high-altitude aircraft. Throughout his professional work, he has worked in human factors research, stratospheric operations, logistics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, U.S. National Airspace and International Airspace requirements, and autonomous Unmanned Systems.
Ryan possesses a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aviation, with a minor in Aviation Management, and a Master of Science in Unmanned Systems. He holds FAA multi-engine commercial and instrument certificates and has over 700 hours in manned aircraft and over 1300 hours in unmanned aircraft.
A systematic review of current adaptive human-machine interface research (2020)
Workload Analysis of Menu Layering in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Control Stations (2020)