CRUSER Monthly Meeting - CRUSER

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Our Next Monthly Meeting:

Date:  9 November 2020
Time:  1200-1250 (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
1205-1215   Douglas Horner, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NPS - Overview Distributed Adaptive Submodularity for UxV Networked Control Systems"
1215-1225   Geoff Xie, Computer Science Dept, NPS – Delay Tolerant Networking for Mobile Communications
1225-1235   Ruriko Yoshida, Dept. of Operations Research, NPS – Red Cell - Operational Deception planning
1235-1245   Douglas Horner, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NPS - Hybrid Autonomy - Encoding Commander’s Intent
1245-1250   Closing Remarks


Upcoming Meeting Dates

November 9
December 7
January 11
February 1
March 1

Past Meetings - Table

Past Meetings

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


                        Speaker / Topic

Oct Isaac Kaminer, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, NPS - Counter-Swarming Strategies Against Large Scale Adversarial Swarms
John Roth and David Garren, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NPS – Radar waveform optimization for Calibration of a UAV Swarm
Sep No Meeting
Aug Dr. Joshua Codoni and Dr. Christopher Brophy, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NPS - Counter Aerial UxS Munition Delivery System
Jul Ms. Lyla Englehorn, NPS - Rapid Concept Generation
LCDR Kevin Klemens, USNR - Open Source Unmanned Systems
Jun Dr. Emil Kartalov, Department of Physics, NPS - 3D-Printable Artificial Muscles
LT Johnathan Marks, USN - Wave-induced ROV Motions when Operating Near-Surface
May  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
Apr 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
Mar Hans Thomas, UAV supervisor, Monterey Bay Aquarium research Institute (MBARI) UAV program. Water Column Science and Geophysics using Dorado AUV
Feb Dr. Mara Orescanin, Dept of Oceanography, Machine learning techniques for coastal landscape classification
Jan 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
Dr. MaraOrescanin, 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
Col. John Dillard (Ret.), Senior Lecturer, Systems Engineering - Emerging results on the "Expeditionary Countermine Measures Sustainment" study
Aug Ms. Lyla Englehorn, CRUSER Assoc. Director - Royal Australian Navy's Warfare Innovation Workshop
MAJ Zhaolin Chen, Republic of Singapore Air Force. Network Performance Evaluation of ROS 2 for Unmanned Systems using NS3 Simulations
Jul Mr. Josh Metz, Economic Development Manager, Fort Ord Reuse Authority - Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology (DART) Initiative: A regional economic development strategy
Jeremy Metcalf, PH Dept - Analysis of Spectral Imagery using Map Information
Jun Dr. Marcello Romano, MAE Dept - Minimum-Time Control of Linear Systems between Arbitrary States
MAJ Joshua Gordon, USMC - Simulation analysis of tactical unmanned aerial systems' capabilities in support of the Marine Air Ground Task Force
May MAJ Justin Murphy, USMC – Proof of concept into bursty/short-living communication networks interconnected by aerial biological nodes (birds)
Dr. Curt Blais, NPS MOVES Institute - Unmanned System Interoperability Standardization CRUSER Project Update: U.S. Navy and International Community Efforts
Apr MAJ Gonzalo Santiago and LT Gary Lattimore – Scan Eagle Research Update
LT Austin Fleming - Naval Applications of Machine Learning 2019 Workshop Round-up
Mar 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
Dr. Brian Bingham: Welcome and CRUSER FY19 Call for Proposals Discussion
Aug Boon Hong Aaron Teow: Assessing Effectiveness of Using Combat UGV Swarm in Urban Operationse
Wee Leong Lee: Feasibility Assessment of sUAS-based FOD Detection System
Jul Dr. Ray Buettner and NPS CRUSER Staff: Cybersecurity for UxV Systems
LT Andy Schnieders: Comparison Study of Low-Level Controller Techniques for Unmanned Surface Vessels
Jun LT Tiffany Clark: Integrity-Based Trust Violations within Human-Machine Teaming
Sondre Engebraten – Test and Evaluation of Decentralized Controller for a Multi-Function Drone Swarm
May 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)
CDR Katy Giles, USN - Mission-based Architecture for Swarm Composability
Feb Dr. Ray Buettner and Ashley Hobson, NPS - Sea, Land, and Air Military Research (SLAMR) Facility
Gerald Scott, NPS - Field Experimentation 18-2
Jan Michael McCarrin, NPS - Enhancing Object Recognition in LIDAR Point-Cloud Data
Jessica Reichers, NAWCWD - Autonomous Research Arena (AuRa) Human-Machine Interface