Application of Autonomous Systems

Application of Autonomous Systems

26 Feb 2019, 09:45 - 11:15

Room 32AB

As the technology for autonomous systems has advanced, the advantages of multi-platform collaborative missions and resident robotics have become increasingly apparent.  This session is focused on the use of AUVs in a SWARM configuration and the associated challenges and the potential benefits of resident robotic system.

Chaired by:

  • Christopher Curran, Consultant, CJC Enterprises

SWARMING AUV/UUVs – the Next Generation Application
Jeffrey Smith, President, Riptide Autonomous Solutions

From the Lab to the Fleet: Making Collaborative UUV Missions Reliable and Intuitive
Leverett Bezanson, Engineering Manager, SeeByte & Michael Stuckenschneider, Engineer, Space and Naval Wafare Systems Center Pacific 

Collaborative Systems: Sharing Data to Enhance Performance
Richard Mills, Director of Marine Robiotics Sales, Kongsberg Maritime

Resident ROVs in Harsh Enviroments
Ahmed Abousabea, ROV Specialist, Total 

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  • Christopher Curran



    CJC Enterprises

    Christopher Curran is a consultant having retired from BP where he was an Advisor. His work covers many aspects of subsea systems and controls, he is...

  • Jeffrey Smith



    Riptide Autonomous Solutions

    Jeff Smith is the president and founder of Riptide Autonomous Solutions, a major market disruptor in the unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) market. Jeff...

  • Leverett Bezanson


    Engineering Manager


    Leverett Bezanson is the engineering manager of SeeByte Inc. leading all U.S. based engineering efforts. SeeByte provides its clients in the Military...

  • Michael Stuckenschneider



    Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific

    Mike is a systems engineer with the MK 18 mine countermeasures (MCM) unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) program at SSC PAC. He leads the...

  • Richard Mills


    Director of Marine Robotics Sales

    Kongsberg Maritime

    Richard is the Director of Marine Robotics Sales with Kongsberg Maritime, responsible for the HUGIN and MUNIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and...

  • Ahmed Abousabea


    ROV Specialist


    Ahmed has been working in the ROV business since he graduated in 2004, earning a degree in Electrical Engineering. Ahmed started his career as an...

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