International Student Speaker Series ft. Ricardo Saborio

Fri Mar 04 2022 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Guggenheim 442 and BlueJeans

The School of Aerospace Engineering Student Advisory Council (SAESAC) invites you to attend the

International Student Speaker Series

talk with


Ricardo Saborio

Flight Test Engineer at Pyka


Friday, March 4
3 - 4 PM (EST)
Guggenheim 442


About the Speaker
Ricardo Saborio is a Flight Test Engineer at Pyka, a Bay Area startup focusing on developing autonomous electric crop dusting aircraft. Mr. Saborio obtained his bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Minnesota and his master's degree at Georgia Tech. During his undergraduate studies, his work focused on developing flight software for two small satellite missions; one of which was deployed from the ISS in February 2020. At Georgia Tech, Mr. Saborio worked under Dr. Glenn Lightsey developing firmware for an open-source UHF radio to be used by Georgia Tech small satellite missions. In his current position at Pyka, Mr. Saborio is responsible for bringing-up software and hardware on newly manufactured aircraft, flight testing software changes on a weekly basis, preparing airfields for newly deployed aircraft, and training customers on how to operate the system.  

About the Series
Once a month international students and professionals from all over the world will share their journey and advice with current international students. This is your chance to gain support and insight in your journey at Georgia Tech.


Guggenheim 442 and BlueJeans