Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC
ROBERT CRUISE is currently a research scientist at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division. His research focuses on information fusion, control diffusion, the application of machine learning and robotic control technologies to fusion/diffusion, human-in-theloop interfacing with complex fusion/diffusion systems of systems, and test and evaluation of complex fusion/diffusion systems of systems. Previously, Dr. Cruise served as an engineer/scientist for the SIGINT Software Defined Radio Laboratory at NSWC Crane, the Ground-Based Operational Surveillance System project for the Marine Corps and Army, the Marine Corps Mortar Fire Control System project, and several Office of Naval Research fires and fire control projects. Dr. Cruise has bachelor’s degrees in physics and electrical engineering from Notre Dame; an MBA from the University of Chicago; and a Ph.D. in theoretical nuclear physics from Indiana University, with Ph.D. minors in applied mathematics and computer science.