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XPONENTIAL 2023
May 8 – 11, 2023
Colorado Convention Center
Denver
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Tuesday, April 26, 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3947
This paper assesses the applicability of NASA AFRC’s autonomy framework in contentious environments. NASA’s Expandable Variable-Autonomy Architecture (EVAA) is a government owned and licensed reference implementation of a type of supervisorial-control based on the ASTM 3267-17 standard for bounding the behavior of complex systems. The two fundamental challenges in autonomy... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Dean Barten
Sr Principal Engineer / Army Missile Defense, Warfighter Integration
MTSI
Session Speaker
Noel Khan
Sr. Software Engineer, COCOM Weapon System Development
MTSI
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Tuesday, April 26, 2:55 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3970
Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) UAS are beginning to be procured by the US Government, specifically the DoD, and are being introduced for Commercial applications such as mapping and surveying. As with their small brethren, ie. quadcopters, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning is being integrated within the aircraft avionics, payload management,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
David Sharpin
CEO
Quantum-Systems Inc.
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3971
Following a successful test of detect and avoid architecture in a high-stakes game of “chicken,” this presentation will focus on the research and development of the technology used to facilitate autonomous detect and avoid maneuvers. The air-to-air detection, track establishment and execution of a collision avoidance maneuver, especially against a... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Larry Surace
Lead Systems Architect
Honeywell Aerospace
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Tuesday, April 26, 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4139
Optical perception based on cameras is used for a plethora of applications in autonomy and robotics such as localization, navigation and collision avoidance. While such perception in well-lit scenes is mainly a solved problem, high speeds of the moving platform or scene objects pose unmet challenges. These problems become even... read more...
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Session Speaker
Kristen Vilcans
Business Development and Operations
Ubicept
Session Speaker
Sebastian Bauer PhD
CEO, Co-Founder
Ubicept
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Tuesday, April 26, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3960
The Atomic Layer Deposition (or ALD) technique, which was introduced in late 1990's, has been advancing in many applications as it deposits ultra-thin films (a few nanometers) of metal and metal oxides with a precise thickness and conformality. However, its use in general in sensors and electronics has been limited... read more...
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Session Speaker
Rakesh Kumar
Vice President of Technology
Specialty Coating Systems, Inc.
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Tuesday, April 26, 4:25 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4042
This presentation will focus on how to evaluate an IMU in terms of technologies, ruggedness, and performance for UAVs. In addition, it will also share techniques to mitigate the impact of extreme conditions on the performance of IMUs using various nonlinear observation algorithms and hardware implementation....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Tehmoor Dar
Principal Engineer - Inertial Measurement Unit
Thales Defense and Security Inc.
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Tuesday, April 26, 4:45 PM - 5:05 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3862
Swarms are groups of autonomous vehicles that work together in a collection to achieve an objective. Swarms will revolutionize our ability to efficiently and resiliently perform automated tasks in a variety of industries, especially in the domains of energy, agriculture, environment, and defense. At this session, learn about some of... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Arjuna Balasuriya
Senior Scientist
Charles River Analytics, Inc.
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4120
As machines become more intelligent and capable of complex decision making and actions — due to tremendous advancements in AI and autonomy-related technologies in recent decades — how to support effective human-autonomy teaming has become an important research topic in the military. Among the many challenges identified by various expert... read more...
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Session Speaker
Jessie Chen
Senior Research Scientist (ST) - Soldier Performance in Socio-Technical Systems
U.S. Army DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 2:55 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4126
Enterprise spend in Private 5G is expected to grow over 300% from $26B in 2026 to $110B in 2036! With all the discussion around P5G, enterprises want to know what hype vs. reality is as they increase their adoption of drones, AGVs, robots and other autonomous technologies. These technologies will require... read more...
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Session Speaker
Shahid Ahmed
EVP, New Ventures and Innovation
NTT Ltd.
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4058
AERPAW is a $24 million grant, awarded by the PAWR Project Office on behalf of the National Science Foundation, to develop an advanced wireless research platform, led by North Carolina State University, in partnership with Wireless Research Center of North Carolina, Mississippi State University and Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Thomas Zajkowski
Program Coordinator
North Carolina State University
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4024
The type of military missions conducted by remotely piloted aircraft continues to expand into all facets of operations including air-to-air combat. While future within-visual-range air-to-air combat will be piloted by artificial intelligence, remotely piloted aircraft will likely first see combat. The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect... read more...
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Session Speaker
David Thirtyacre
Chair, Department of Flight
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University- Worldwide
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3839
Electrification of flight and Urban Air Mobility can show promise in reducing carbon emissions and pollutant emissions that disproportionately effect lower income citizens who live near significant traffic and congestion. Electrified flight will be assessed differently (than traditional engines) by FAA in certification Battery technology may limit progress and/or viability... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Ryan Spray
Principal Scientist
Exponent Inc
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 4:25 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4129
The maturity of autonomous technology has improved fast and breakthroughs in sensors, AI and algorithms have proved to be important pieces for the technology rollout. However, technology alone is not sufficient. A successful rollout of commercial autonomous freight also needs to include a business case & a safety case, designed... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Tomas Ohlson
Founding Engineer
Einride
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 4:45 PM - 5:05 PM

  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3990
In this presentation, an experimental evaluation of a graph rigidity approach for formation control (RFC) applied to  marine vessels is demonstrated. The work presented offers a measure of how well the RFC algorithm can transition from ground vehicles to marine vessels. Specifically,  the marine application offers challenges in deployment with... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Jennifer Nguyen
Student/Midshipman
United States Naval Academy
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

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