Ally Ferguson

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Ally Ferguson

Dr. Ferguson is a statistical physicist skilled in all facets of analysis of large data sets. She brings over 15 years of experience in the use of multivariate statistics and the development of predictive models to the PrecisionHawk team, with an emphasis on extracting actionable results in industrial applications. Her current role in directing PrecisionHawk’s Airspace Safety research efforts leverages her experience to develop data-driven risk assessment of UAS operations in the global airspace, including leading the FAA Pathfinder Focus Area Two Initiative, which resulted in a blueprint for safe BVLOS operations in rural areas. Additional research efforts include participating in the FAA Integration Pilot Program on federally-selected teams in North Carolina and Virginia, and chairing the ASTM F38 Working Group on the development of standards for Detect-And-Avoid Test Methods.