Dr. Ryan Wallace is an Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He holds an Ed.D. in Applied Education Studies (Aviation Sciences option), a M.S. in Aviation, and a B.S. in Aeronautics. His research focuses on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) safety, security, human factors, and public policy. Dr. Wallace co-chairs the UAS-Enabled Security Operations Team for the Department of Homeland Security’s Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC), UAS Security Working Group. He is also a representative on the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST). He was elected as an Educator Trustee for the University Aviation Association, and serves as Editor for the organization’s journal, the Collegiate Aviation Review International. He previously worked as a Customer Training Specialist at the Boeing Company on the E-7T Airborne Early Warning & Control program. An Air Force veteran, he was a rated Air Battle Manager on the E-3 AWACS, where he accumulated more than 1,500 flight hours.