Projects

Sandia National Labs

Exploratory Research: Autonomous Taxing

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PI: Silvia Ferrari, co-PIs: E. Levretski (Boeing) and M. Duffy (Boeing) Project Page

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Developing and Simulating Optimal Satellite Constellation Control for Multi-Target Tracking and Space Situational Awareness

Sandia National Laboratories
PI: K. A. Legrand (Sandia), co-PI: Silvia Ferrari
Project Page

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Surveillance Evasion and Threat Avoidance

NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences, Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) Program
PI: A. Vladimirsky (Cornell University), co-PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Event-based Integrated Sensorimotor Planning and Control for Insect-scale Robots

ONR, Aerospace Science Research Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari, co-PI: R. Wood (Harvard University)     Project Page

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Convolutional-Feature Analysis and Control for Mobile Visual Scene Perception

ONR, Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari, co-PIs: M. Campbell and K. Weinberger (Cornell University)

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Analysis, Control, and Estimation for Multiscale Adaptive Sensor Systems

ONR, Ocean, Atmosphere and Space, Sensing and Systems Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Information-driven Guidance and Control of Heterogenous Underwater Sensor Networks for Adaptive Target Detection and Classification

ONR, Ocean Sensing and Systems Applications Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari     Project Page

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Collaborative Research: A Neurodynamic Programming Approach for the Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Nanoscale Neuromorphic Systems

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks and Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari     Project Page

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Collaborative Research: A Distributed Approximate Dynamic Programming (ADP) Approach for Robust Adaptive Control of Multiscale Dynamical Systems

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks and Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari and Y. Kevrekidis (Princeton University), co-PIs: J. Albertson and H. Gavin (Duke University)

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MRI: Acquisition of a High-Resolution Stereoscopic Interactive Visualization System for Research and Education in Science, Engineering and the Humanities

NSF, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences
co-PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Development of a Human Pilot Model for Autonomous Driving of Vehicle Models and Reproducing Behavior of Ferrari Drivers

Ferrari S.p.A., Veicolo Group
PI: Silvia Ferrari     Project Page

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Biophysical Modeling of Satisficing Control Strategies as Derived from Quantification of Primate Brain Activity
and Psychophysics

ONR, Program on Science and Anatomy
PI: Silvia Ferrari     Project Page

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Collaborative Research: Memristor-Based Adaptive Critic Design for Sensorimotor Learning and Control

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks and Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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IGERT: Training Program in Wireless Intelligent Sensor Networks (WISeNet)

NSF, Graduate Education Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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MURI: Nonparametric Bayesian Models to Represent Knowledge Uncertainty for Decentralized Planning

ONR, Topic: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning for Decentralized Autonomy
co-PI: Silvia Ferrari

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A Distributed Optimal Control Approach to Managing Risk and Uncertainty in Multi-Agent Systems

ONR, Ocean, Atmosphere & Space, Sensing and Systems Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Collaborative Research: An Adaptive Dynamic Programming Approach to the Coordination of Heterogeneous Robotic Sensors Networks

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks and Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari     Project Page

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Adaptive and Dynamic Planning and Control Algorithms for Multi-Sensor and Multi-Searcher ASW Missions (SBIR
Phase II)

ONR, Persistent Littoral Undersea Surveillance (PLUS) Innovative Naval Prototype (INP)
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Analysis and Design of Cultured Neuronal Networks for Adaptive and Reconfigurable Control

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks and Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Stochastic Optimal Control of Cooperative Sensor Networks for Underwater Surveillance

ONR, Ocean, Atmosphere & Space, Sensing and Systems Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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A Constrained-Optimization Approach to Preserving Prior Knowledge in Neural-Network Modeling and Control
of Dynamical Systems

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks & Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Optimal Predictions of Ecohydrologic Processes in Semiarid Ecosystems: Multi-sensor Fusion and Multi-scale Data Assimilation

NASA Science Mission Directorate, Earth Science Division
co-PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Optimal Control of Mobile Sensor Networks

ONR, Ocean, Atmosphere & Space, Sensing and Systems Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Parametric Control of Underwater Gliders for Acoustic Sensing

ONR, Ocean, Atmosphere & Space, Sensing and Systems Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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CAREER: Robust Adaptive Control, Demonstrated for Reconfigurable Flight Control

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks & Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Adaptive Sensor Management and Situation Assessment for Surveillance Systems

ONR, Young Investigator Award, Ocean, Atmosphere & Space, Sensing and Systems Division
PI: Silvia Ferrari

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Analysis and Design of a Global Adaptive Critic Controller

NSF, Division of Electrical and Communication Systems, Program on Control, Networks & Computational Intelligence
PI: Silvia Ferrari

Modeling of Distributed Space-based Sensors

NC Space Grant Consortium Research Seed Award, 2003
PI: Silvia Ferrari