CRUSER Monthly Meeting - CRUSER

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Our Next Monthly Meeting:

Date:  3 August 2020
Time:  1200-1240 (Pacific Time (US & Canada))
Location: Online Only

Remote Connection: Zoom Meeting – Connection details are sent to all current CRUSER members. If you are not a member, please join the CRUSER community of interest.

Dial-in:  TBD

1200-1205   Welcome - Dr. Brian Bingham, Director, CRUSER
1205-1235   Dr. Joshua Codoni and Dr. Christopher Brophy, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NPS - Counter Aerial UxS Munition Delivery System
1235-1240   Closing Remarks


Upcoming Meeting Dates

August 3
September - no meeting
October 5
November 9
December 7


Past Meetings

See the info below for meeting guest speakers, subjects, and links to materials (if available).









Dr. Emil Kartalov, Department of Physics, NPS - 3D-Printable Artificial Muscles
LT Johnathan Marks, USN - Wave-induced ROV Motions when Operating Near-Surface

Dr. Raymond Buettner, Dept. of Information Sciences and Director of the NPS Field Experimentation Program - Sea Land Air Military Initiative (SLAMR) Update  

Dr. Donald Brutzman, Dept. of Information Sciences - Ethical Control of Unmanned Systems using Formal Mission Ontologies for Undersea Warfare

CDR Chris Angelopoulos, Director Cybersecurity, MOVES - Augmented Reality Research, NPS

Dr. Raymond Gamache, Dr. Fabio Alves, Dr. Paul Leary, Professors of Physics, NPS. Physics Electronics: Pathway to the Future Autonomous Battlefield

Hans Thomas, UAV supervisor, Monterey Bay Aquarium research Institute (MBARI) UAV program.  Water Column Science and Geophysics using Dorado AUV.



Dr. Mara Orescanin, Dept of Oceanography, Machine learning techniques for coastal landscape classification
COL Tim Sands, Ph.D., Assoc. Dean, Graduate School of Engineering & Applied Science. Deterministic Artificial Intelligence for Surmounting Battle Damage
Dec LT Meagan Way, USN: SMi 4th Annual UAV Technology Conference; NPS SE Student Team: sUAV-E project: UAV Swarm Potential Uses
Nov Noah Weitz, Space Systems Academic Group, NPS: Mobile CubeSat, Command, and  Control (MC3) Ground Station Automation and Situational Awareness, and Dr. Mara Orescanin, Dept of Oceanography:  Machine learning techniques for coastal landscape classification.
Oct MAJ Michael Senft, USA, LT Richard Rodriguez, USN, and LT Matthew Hendricks, USN - Hack the Machine 2019
Sep WIC Workshop: Logistics in Contested Environments
Aug Col. John Dillard (Ret.), Senior Lecturer, Systems Engineering - Emerging results on the "Expeditionary Countermine Measures Sustainment" study. 
Ms. Lyla Englehorn, CRUSER Assoc. Director - Royal Australian Navy's Warfare Innovation Workshop
Jul MAJ Zhaolin Chen, Republic of Singapore Air Force. Network Performance Evaluation of ROS 2 for Unmanned Systems using NS3 Simulations
Mr. Josh Metz, Economic Development Manager, Fort Ord Reuse Authority - Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology (DART) Initiative: A regional economic development strategy.
Jun Jeremy Metcalf, PH Dept - Analysis of Spectral Imagery using Map Information
Dr. Marcello Romano, MAE Dept - Minimum-Time Control of Linear Systems between Arbitrary States 
May MAJ Joshua Gordon, USMC - Simulation analysis of tactical unmanned aerial systems' capabilities in support of the Marine Air Ground Task Force
MAJ Justin Murphy, USMC – Proof of concept into bursty/short-living communication networks interconnected by aerial biological nodes (birds) 
Apr Dr. Curt Blais, NPS MOVES Institute - Unmanned System Interoperability Standardization CRUSER Project Update: U.S. Navy and International Community Efforts
MAJ Gonzalo Santiago and LT Gary Lattimore – Scan Eagle Research Update
Mar LT Austin Fleming - Naval Applications of Machine Learning 2019 Workshop Round-up
Capt Ashley Brown - Effective Humanitarian Logistics Delivery using Space-filling Curves
Feb Ric Romero & Lt. Justin McCorkle - Active Sonar Matched Waveform for Resonant Spherical Mine Target 
Jan Captain Mike Franco, USMC and Captain Steve Spada, USMC: Fundamentals of C2 as applied to Manned-Unmanned Teaming. 
Dec Dr. Fabio Alves, NPS: Acoustic detection of Small Flying UAS using bio-inspired MEMS sensors 
Dr. Margo Edwards, Director Applied Research Laboratory Researcher at the University of Hawaii: The Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawaii
Nov Dr. Mara S. M. Orescanin, NPS: Classification of Littoral Environments using Deep Learning
LT Ross Eldred, USN: AUV Prototype Development for Wreck Interior Exploration
Oct Professor Kristi Morgansen, Empirical Methods at the Boundary of Model-Based and Learned Integrated Sensing and Actuation
Sep WIC Workshop: The Impact of Robotics and Autonomy on the Future Battlespace
Aug Dr. Brian Bingham: Welcome and CRUSER FY19 Call for Proposals Discussion
Boon Hong Aaron Teow: Assessing Effectiveness of Using Combat UGV Swarm in Urban Operations
Wee Leong Lee: Feasibility Assessment of sUAS-based FOD Detection System
Jul Dr. Ray Buettner and NPS CRUSER Staff: Cybersecurity for UxV Systems
Jun LT Andy Schnieders: Comparison Study of Low-Level Controller Techniques for Unmanned Surface Vessels
LT Tiffany Clark: Integrity-Based Trust Violations within Human-Machine Teaming
May Sondre Engebraten – Test and Evaluation of Decentralized Controller for a Multi-Function Drone Swarm
CPT Todd Howe – Planning and Prototyping a SAR Mission with UxVs
Apr Dr. Alex Bordetsky, NPS, Director of CENETIX – Integrating and operating the Multi-Thread Experiment (MTX) Maritime, Land and Air Network
Mar Dr. Doug Horner, Dr. Alex Bordetsky, Dr. Sean Kragelund and Aurelio Monarrez- Multi-Thread Experiment (MTX)
Feb CDR Katy Giles, USN - Mission-based Architecture for Swarm Composability
Dr. Ray Buettner and Ashley Hobson, NPS - Sea, Land, and Air Military Research (SLAMR) Facility
Jan Gerald Scott, NPS - Field Experimentation 18-2
Michael McCarrin, NPS - Enhancing Object Recognition in LIDAR Point-Cloud Data
Jessica Reichers, NAWCWD - Autonomous Research Arena (AuRa) Human-Machine Interface