UCARE Opportunity

Apply for a UCARE project
Apply for a UCARE project

Bret Betnar, assistant professor of landscape architecture, has an available UCARE position.

A student researcher will work alongside a landscape architecture professor and National Park Service staff to develop a smartphone app for use in outdoor recreation. The app will test the viability of electronic trails as a recreation management tool for public lands. As these trails are not associated with physical trails, the e-trails will guide trail users through a series of GPS data points. The route will be viewable in either topographical map format or through an augmented reality image. The student researcher will need to be capable of developing a proof of concept level application for beta testing at Scotts Bluff National Monument in western Nebraska.

Interested students should have 3.5 gpa and have completed CSCE 310. The deadline for UCARE projects is tomorrow, March 20, so if you’re interested please let Bret Betnar know right away before the deadline.

His contact information is: Assistant Professor Bret Betnar, bbetnar2@unl.edu