Brian Argrow is Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, founding RECUV director (2004-2012), and former Associate Dean for Education for the College of Engineering and Applied Science (2007-2012). Professor Argrow received his PhD in aerospace engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1989, where he was a NSF Graduate Research Fellow and a GEM Fellow. His current research includes small UAS design and the integration of these aircraft into the National Airspace System. His other areas are research are focused on rarefied gas dynamics and satellite drag, and engineering education. He has received numerous teaching and education awards including the 1995 W.M. Keck Foundation Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, in 2000 he was named a University of Colorado President's Teaching Scholar (a lifetime appointment), and in 2014 he was named an inaugural fellow of the CU Center for STEM Learning. In 2007 Professor Argrow co-chaired the first Symposium for Civilian Applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CAUAS), and he has chaired/co-chaired several workshops on research directions for the integration of UAS into the National Airspace System, sponsored by NSF, FAA, DHS, AIAA, and AUVSI. He is an associate fellow of AIAA and chaired the AIAA Unmanned Systems Program Committee 2009-2012. In 2009 he completed four years of service on the USAF Scientific Advisory Board. He has also served on several NASA and NOAA advisory and review boards, most recently on the NASA Advisory Council Unmanned Aircraft Systems Subcommittee of the Aeronautics Committee (2010-2013).