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Raytheon Fall 2021 Symposium


Raytheon Fall 2021 Symposium
Location: Hybrid: ENR2 S395/Online
Presenter: Program in Applied Mathematics and Raytehon Technologies
Raytheon Fall 2021 Symposium
Friday, September 17, 2021
1:00pm – 6:30 PM
Password: Math
In-person: UofA Campus: ENR2 building, Room S395
1:00 Welcome: Elizabeth “Betsy” Cantwell (UofA, Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation)and  Mark Meisner (RMD, Technical Director)
1:20 Introduction to RMD Algorithm & Simulation (A&S) Directorate  Nitesh Shah (A&S, Signal Processing Hiring Manager)
1:45 Break
2:00 Applied Mathematics Colloquium: Particle Flow for Filtering and Deep Learning
Fred Daum (A&S, Principal Engineering Fellow)
3:00 Break
3:15 Learning to Intercept: Guidance Algorithms and Reinforcement Learning
Vianella Spaeth (A&S GNC Engineer & UofA Applied Mathematics Graduate Student) Advisor: Roberto Furfaro (UofA, Systems & Industrial Engineering Faculty)
3:45 Numerical Laplace Transform Inversion and Machine Learning
Patrick Kano (A&S, Signal Processing Engineer)
Moysey Brio (UofA, Applied Mathematics Faculty)
4:30 Break
4:45 A Brief Historical Perspective of Radar with an Introduction to Angle Estimation
Rich Scholes (RMD, Principal Engineering Fellow)
5:30 Simulating THz generation with two-color pulses using the Bidirectional Pulse Propagation Equations
Jalen Cates (UofA, Applied Mathematics Graduate Student)
6:00 Question and Answer Session
Lexi Casarez (A&S, Signal Processing University Programs Recruiter) RMD Staff and UofA Faculty
6:15 Closing & Social Hour
Michael (Misha) Chertkov (UofA, Professor and Head, Graduate Program in Applied Mathematics)