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Project Title: Panel on Information Science at the Army Research Laboratory

PIN: DEPS-LAB-12-07         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Laboratory Assessments Board DEPS

Mozhi, Arul

Subject/Focus Area:
Computers and Information Technology; Engineering and Technology

Panel on Information Science at the Army Research Laboratory
August 13, 2013 - August 15, 2013
Adelphi, MD

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Liza Hamilton
Phone: 202-334-2159


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome, Administrative Remarks and Introductions, Dr. Prabat Hajela, Panel Chair and Dr. Jonathan Bornstein, Chief Autonomous Systems Division, ARL

9:15 – 9:35 a.m. ARL Autonomous Systems Enterprise—Overview, Dr. Jonathan Bornstein

9:35 – 9:50 a.m. Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance, Dr. Jonathan Bornstein

9:50 – 10:05 a.m. MAST Collaborative Technology Alliance, Dr. Brett Piekarski

10:05 – 10:35 a.m. Overview of the Army Research Laboratory, Dr. Thomas Russell, Director, ARL

10:35 – 10:50 a.m. Break

10:50 -10:55 a.m. Intelligence Overview, Mr. Stuart Young

10:55 – 11:20 a.m. Long Duration 3D Mapping and Navigation, Dr. John Rogers

11:20 – 11:45 a.m. Robust Control of Mobility and Communications, Dr. Jonathan Fink

11:45 – 12:10 p.m. Cognitive Architecture for Robotic Control, Mr. Troy Kelley

12:10 – 1:40 p.m. Working Lunch and Poster Session—Intelligence and HRI Posters

1:40 - 1:45 p.m. Human-Robot Interaction Overview, Dr. Susan Hill

1:45 – 2:10 p.m. HRI Guidelines for Autonomous Systems, Mr. Michael Barnes

2:10 – 2:35 p.m. Operator Aids for Robotic Control, Dr. William Evans

2:35 – 3:00 p.m. Human- Agent Teaming for Multi-Robotic Control, Dr. Jessie Chen

3:00 – 3:25 p.m. Technology Assessment Program, Mr. Marshal Childers

3:25 – 3:45 p.m. Break and Move to Building 507

3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Laboratory Demonstration

6:00 p.m. Panel Assembles to Shuttle to Joint Working Dinner

6:20 – 8:00 p.m. Joint Working Dinner: Panel and ARL Engage in Question and Answer Session

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Army Research Organization Programs

9:00 – 9:05 a.m. Perception Overview, Dr. Raghu Rao

9:05 – 9:30 a.m. Visual Texture Recognition, Mr. Douglas Summers-Stay

9:30 – 9:55 a.m. Human Detection in Images, Dr. Alexander Chan

9:55 – 10:20 a.m. Novel Sensors and Bio Inspired Controls, Dr. Joseph Conroy

10:20 – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 – 10:35 a.m. Manipulation and Mobility Overview, Mr. Harris Edge

10:35 – 11:10 a.m. Autonomous Self-Righting for Generic Robot, Mr. Chad Kessens

11:10 – 11:35 a.m. CANID- Quadrupedal Locomotion Testbed, Mr. Jason Pusey

11:35 – 12:00 p.m. PiezoMEMS Enabled Milimeter-scale Robotics, Mr. Jeffery Pulskamp

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Poster Break—Perception and Manipulation and Mobility posters

Thursday, August 15, 2013

10:00 -12:00 p.m. Panel Meets with ARL Staff

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Prabhat Hajela
Alfred O. Awani
Lynne E. Parker
Padma Raghavan
Armando A. Rodriguez
Julie A. Shah
Holly Yanco

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
- Review of potential sources of perception of bias and conflict of interest
- Review of the scope of task for the panel
- Review of the meeting agenda
- Deliberation of findings from the materials presented during the review

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 26, 2013