Caltech Faculty Lead Presidential Report on Modernizing Wildland Firefighting

February 22, 2023

When firefighters battle a blaze in a rugged, mountainous region, one of their biggest challenges is simply staying in touch. "The technologies that they're using today are not that different from what their grandparents would've used to put out fires 50 years ago," says John Dabiri, Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering at Caltech and a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). [Caltech story]

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