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Emma Morgenstern is the project manager with Alion Sciences. After 16 years of experience in software development, her expertise is in guiding specialized projects from conception all the way through mature deployment. At Alion, she concentrates on leading teams in RF data management, visualization, and modeling applications, including the recent development of EL-CID Online. Previously, she led the development team for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Stepstone project. Ms. Morgenstern holds a degree in computer science from Capitol University.
John T. Hailer is a mechanical engineer and program manager at CCDC AvMC, where he develops heat transfer, electrical conversion, and armor technology. His current focus is on survivability of aircraft engines and improvement of electrical and thermal systems in support of enhanced rotorcraft survivability. Mr. Hailer holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University.
Delaney M. Jordan is an aerospace engineer at CCDC AvMC, where she develops and matures aircraft structures technology. Her areas of focus include composite aircraft design, manufacturing, and repair. She previously specialized in coating technology and novel microprocessing techniques in support of piezoelectric microelectromechanical systems at ARL in Adelphi, MD. Ms. Jordan holds a B.S. in materials science and engineering, with a focus in nanotechnology, from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Daniel V. Camp is an aerospace engineer at CCDC AvMC, where he develops and matures aircraft structures technology. His areas of focus include aircraft vulnerability reduction and composite aircraft design, manufacturing, and repair. Mr. Camp holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering from North Carolina State University.
Darrel Zeh is a research engineer with the Advanced Concepts Laboratory at GTRI and a student at Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. He previously worked for the DoD assessing security issues related to UAS. Mr. Zeh holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida.
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Kyle Carnahan is a research engineer with the Aerospace, Transportation, and Advanced Systems Laboratory at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), where he focuses on C-UAS test and evaluation. His research interests include C-UAS policy, UAS vulnerability and lethality analysis, and C-UAS system-of-systems design. Mr. Carnahan holds a B.S. and M.S. in aerospace engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Jerry Franke is a Lockheed Martin fellow, acting chief technology officer at the Advanced Technology Laboratories, and chief scientist for Lockheed Martin’s Intelligent Systems Works. He has 22 years of experience providing technical vision and project leadership related to technologies for command and control and autonomous operation of unmanned vehicles. He has two patents awarded in autonomous mission management and contingency management and authored more than 20 publications on unmanned collaborative autonomy, human-system interaction, and MUM-T. Mr. Franke holds a B.S. and M.S. in computer science (specialization: AI) from Florida State University.