Associate Professor of Aeronautical Science and Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Unmanned Aerial Systems
Aeronautical Science Department
Daytona College of Aviation
Daytona Beach campus

John Robbins is an Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. His research interests include engineering and safety issues currently affecting the aviation community, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) applications, and extension/outreach curriculum development and implementation. John holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geology from the University of Florida, Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Science with Education/Management dual specializations and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from the University of Florida. He is a commercially rated pilot in both fixed-wing and rotor-wing aircraft with a total flight time of 6,000 hours. Additionally, he teaches Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Flight Techniques and Analysis and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Robotics.

 

 


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Geology, University of Florida

  • CPL - Commercial Pilot License
  • AGI - Advanced Ground Instructor
  • GROL - General Radio Operator License

  • AS 221: Instrument Pilot Operations
  • CEUAS 396: Coop Ed Unmanned A/Craft Systm
  • AS 390: Application of UAS Technology
  • MSA 534: Application of Unmanned System



Lehtola, Carol J., Charles M. Brown, and John M. Robbins. Agrochemicals and Security: A Training Module for the Safe and Secure Storage of Pesticides and Fertilizers. 2005. Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Lehtola, Carol J., Charles M. Brown, and John M. Robbins. Agrochemicals and Security: Why
it Matters. 2005. Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Lehtola, Carol J., Ed Drannbauer, and John M. Robbins. Protect the Eyes from Harm. 2005.
Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Lehtola, Carol J., Charles M. Brown, and John M. Robbins. Agrochemicals and Security:
Homeland Security and Fertilizers. 2005. Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Lehtola, Carol J., Charles M. Brown, and John M. Robbins. Agrochemicals and Security:
Homeland Security and Pesticides. 2005. Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Lehtola, Carol J., Charles M. Brown, and John M. Robbins. Agrochemicals and Security:
Security and Anhydrous Ammonia. 2005. Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Lehtola, Carol J., Charles M. Brown, and John M. Robbins. Agrochemicals and Security:
Chemicals and Safety. 2005. Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Haritos, Tom, John M. Robbins. “The Use of High Fidelity Simulators to Train Pilot and
Sensor Operator Skills for Unmanned Aerial Systems.” 2011. Society of Applied Learning Technology.


Total Flight-Time..........5465.3
Single-Engine..............1050.0
Multi-Engine...............2651.8
Rotorcraft.................1757.5
Lighter-Than-Air..............4.0
Turboprop..................2256.0
Turbojet....................204.8
CRJ 200 Simulator.............2.0


Lecturer, Faculty Development Workshop, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. September 2009.

Lecturer, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2010 Conference, Orlando Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. January 2010.

Lecturer, National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, (NASCAR), Charlotte, North Carolina and Daytona beach, Florida. May 2010.

Lecturer, National Business Aircraft Association, (NBAA), Schedulers and Dispatchers Convention, Savannah, Georgia. February 2011.