Speakers

KEYNOTE/PLENARY SPEAKERS

Dr. Steven ‘Cap’ Rogers

Air Force Research Laboratory, Senior Scientist for Autonomy

Talk Title: Autonomy Way Forward

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Brian M. Pierce

Director, DARPA Information Innovation Office (I2O) 

Talk Title:  Symbiosis Homo et Machina (Human-Machine Symbiosis)
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Fredrick D. Moorefield, Jr.

Director, Spectrum Policy & International Engagements, Office of DoD CIO

Talk Title: Spectrum Evolution Impact on Technology Innovation & Military Operational Dominance
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Chris T. Rodenbeck

US Naval Research Laboratory

Talk Title: Harnessing Commercial Advances to Accelerate Aerospace Electronics S&T at Baseband through Millimeter Wave
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Steve Suddarth

Transparent Sky, LLC / Precision Vision Corp.

Talk Title: Live 3D for real-time virtual worlds from swarms
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Erik Blasch

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Talk Title: Autonomy in Use for Information Fusion Systems 

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. David K. Han

U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Talk Title: AI/ML for the US Army’s Terrestrial Robotics

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Alberto Valdes-Garcia

IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Talk Title: Vertical integration for mmWave systems: Building a bridge between antennas and AI

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

 

Paul Karam

Director of Engineering, Quanser 

Talk Title: Focus on Research, not Low-Level Tasks: Open Architecture Design Environment for Unmanned Systems

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

INVITED TRACK SPEAKERS

Dr. Brian D. Womack

Senior Director, Complementary Learning Products, Intel Saffron 
Track: Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Talk Title: The 3rd Wave of Machine Intelligence (3MI)

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Erik Blasch

Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Talk Title: Deep Learning Applicability Measures of Effectiveness
Track: Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Abstract | Biography

 

 

Dr. Stephen Taylor

Dartmouth College & MicroArx Inc
Talk Track: Cyber Security & Trusted Systems
Talk Title: Protecting Embedded Systems from Zero-Day Attacks

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

 

Chris Garrett

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center 
Talk Track: Cyber Security, Trusted Systems & Open, Agile Architectures
Talk Title: Open Standards and Government Reference Architectures

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

John Nairus

Air Force Research Laboratory
Track: Aerospace Power Systems and Power Electronics
Talk Title: Future Trends in Aircraft Electrical Power Systems
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Rashmi Jha

Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati
Track: Emerging Electronics and Microsystems
Talk Title: Gate Controlled 3-Terminal Resistive Random Access Memory Devices for Reconfigurable, Neuromorphic, and Trusted Microelectronics
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Philip Feng

Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University
Track: Emerging Electronics and Microsystems
Talk Title: Integrating SOI Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS) with CMOS for ‘More than Moore’ Applications
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Charles Fallaha

OPAL-RT Technologies Inc.
Track:Aerospace Power Systems and Power Electronics
Talk Title: Virtual Testing of More Electric Technologies in Aerospace
Abstract | Biography

 

 

Dr. Hao Huang

GE Aviation
Track: Aerospace Power Systems and Power Electronics
Talk Title: Future Electrification beyond More Electric Aircraft
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Vasily Astratov

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Track: Photonics Devices and Systems
Talk Title: The Art of the Impossible: Sorting dielectric microspheres by using light
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

 

Dr. Minh Nguyen

HRL Laboratories
Track: Photonics Devices and Systems
Talk Title: Direct integration of III-V MWIR detectors with Si-based integrated circuits: Material growth and device schemes
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

Dr. Kenneth W. Allen

Georgia Tech Research Institute
Track: Photonics Devices and Systems
Talk Title: Rigorous Approach to Simulate Electromagnetic Interactions in Biological Systems
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

 

 

Clara Rivero Baleine

Lockheed Martin
Track: Photonics Devices and Systems
Talk Title: Engineered Materials for Next Generation EO/IR Sensors
Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

 

 

Sung-Shik Yoo

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Track: Photonics Devices and Systems
Talk Title: Revival of Polycrystalline PbSe Technology for Low Cost MWIR FPA Production

Abstract | Biography

 

 

 

 

PANELISTS

Scott Murphy

Vice President of Economic Development at the Downtown Dayton Partnership
Biography

 

 

 

Vince Lewis

Full-Time Faculty at University of Dayton
Biography

 

 

 

Scott Koorndyk

President at The Entrepreneurs Center
Biography