Anil Nanduri, the vice president and general manager of the Drone Group at Intel Corporation, has been appointed to the NASA Advisory Council Aeronautics Committee.
He has led the Intel drone group since its inception, established the drone group strategy and is responsible for the business and growing opportunities in this segment.
Under his leadership, this group provides end-to-end solutions for commercial applications, including the Intel Insight platform for drone data analytics and processing, 3D terrain-based mission planning and drone hardware platforms.
Nanduri’s team has led new usages, such as the drone light shows, which have entertained audiences worldwide.
This group also brings new technologies to the ecosystem, including indoor location technology, flight controls for Volocopter, and obstacle avoidance solutions and open source platforms for drone developers.
Nanduri, who served on the FAA’s Micro UAS Aviation Rulemaking Committee, is one of the most influential leaders in the commercial drone industry and has made keynote presentations and represented in key panels at various marquee events.
He also serves on the advisory board of the Commercial UAV Expo Conference. Nanduri received his bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, in India; and his master’s degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.