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MISSION

We use AI to unlock the true potential of UAVs, allowing our partners to perform longer, more reliable, and greener missions.

VISION

We are creating a future where aircrafts can stay in flight endlessly, guided solely by the power of advanced artificial intelligence and wind currents. 

AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards finalist

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Winner of one of two grants for innovative startups in aerospace

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Chosen for aerospace centred acceleration program

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Awarded funding to perform international pilot projects

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FARHAD RAHBARNIA

Farhad Rahbarnia

CO-FOUNDER AND

VP of R&D 

Farhad’s master’s degree from McGill University was focused on Differential Equation estimation at the Electrical Engineering Department. In addition, He holds a bachelor’s degree on Computer hardware Engineering from Guelph University with a minor in computer Science. Farhad has worked in various fields including software development, robotics development, data science and machine learning and now focuses on developing Machine Learning software that will make forever flight a reality.

Alexandre Borowczyk

ALEXANDRE BOROWCZYK

CO-FOUNDER AND

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

Holding a master's degree in aerospace engineering focused on guidance, navigation and controls systems, Alexandre has a proven track record in developing cutting-edge solutions. He has earned multiple wins at the International Aerial Robotics Challenge as well as a position in the 2016 DJI Developer Challenge finals. He strongly believes in the need and the potential of drones for good and is now committed to create technology that rises up to this challenge

JACK W. LANGELAAN

LEAD TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Jack, a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Penn State University, is a worldwide expert in the field of autonomous soaring.
With 93 published papers on autonomous flight, UAVs as well as vehicle dynamics and controls, Jack’s research is the guiding force behind Notos Technology.

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ALANA SHAHBAZIAN

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS  

COORDINATOR

Alana holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and history from McGill University. With her previous experience in administrative work , Alana combines her passion for graphic design, photography, and creative writing in order to head all things sales, marketing, and branding at Notos Technologies.

Jacques Girard

JACQUES GIRARD

SENIOR UAV CONSULTANT

With over 48 years experience building and operating aircrafts, Jacques is our primary UAV consultant. Using his knowledge from a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering as well as a Master of Business Administration, he acted as president of the Montreal Area Thermal Soarers club for 6 years. Jacques now applies his skills helping build and test Notos drones.

JASON BRAVERMAN

Jason Braverman

TECHNICAL ADVISOR

 Having held several executive positions in a multitude of tech companies, most recently at SkyX, Jason brings to the team invaluable experience in both the startup and drone space. As technical advisor for Notos Technologies, Jason provides vital guidance in the development of Notos’ cutting edge UAV technology.

Amir A. Aliabadi

AMIR A. ALIABADI

TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Currently acting as an assistant professor of engineering at the University of Guelph, Dr. Amir A. Aliabadi is an accomplished researcher in environmental engineering, with special interests in the areas of sustainability and atmospheric studies. Dr. Aliabadi has several years of experience conducting research at various institutions including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of British Columbia, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and University of Toronto. He currently functions as the Principal Investigator for the Atmospheric Innovations Research (AIR) Laboratory.

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NICHOLAS RJ LAWRANCE

TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Nicholas is a seasoned academic with upwards of 30 academic publications and over 17 years of research in technology relating to autonomous soaring, unmanned aerial vehicles, machine learning, and robotics. After completing his PhD in aerospace engineering focused on autonomous soaring flight for UAVs at the University of Sydney, he spent time at Oregon State University performing research for the Office of Naval Research and the Department of Energy. Currently, Nicholas acts as a senior researcher at ETH Zürich helping companies such as Intel and Microsoft develop cutting-edge robotics solutions.