Organizing Committee

Technical Program

Technical Sessions: Tuesday, October 5, 10:30-12:00

Non-Nominal Operations (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Enrico Spinielli, EUROCONTROL & Imen Dhief, Nanyang Technological University Singapore Salon A
Machine Learning-Enabled Adaptive Air Traffic Recommendation System for Disaster Evacuation
Kai Zhang, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Reconnaissance Mission Flight Modeling for Strategic Planning of Manned and Unmanned Vehicle Integrated Disaster Response Adriana Andreeva-Mori, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 
Communications Resiliency (Track 4)
 Session Chairs: Michael Schnell, German Aerospace Center & Ann Tedford, formerly FAA Salon B
Robust UAS Communications and Loss of Link Operational Impact Ignacio Vidal, Boeing Research & Technology Europe  Impact of Pilot Jamming Attacks on Digital Aeronautical Data Communications Daniel Mielke, German Aerospace Center    Signal Classification for Safety Critical Aeronautical Communications for Anti-Jamming Using Artificial Intelligence Rameez Asif, University of Bradford  
Applications 1 (Track 3)
Session Chair: Yemaya Bordain, Intel Corporation Salon F
Adaptive UAV Swarm Mission Planning by Temporal Difference Learning Shreevanth Krishnaa Gopalakrishnan, Cranfield UniversityAutonomous Ground Refueling Approach for Civil Aircrafts Using Computer Vision and Robotics Suleyman Yildirim, Cranfield UniversityMulti-Head Attention Based Transformers for Vegetation Encroachment Over Powerline Corriders Using UAV Srikanth Vemula, University of the Incarnate Word
Pilot Factors (Track 7)  
Session Chair: Tim Etherington, NASA Bonham
An Objective Human Fatigue Monitoring Solution for Fatigue Risk Management or Reduced Crew Operations Sylvain Hourlier, Thales AVS France SASDesign and Validation of a Pilot Stress Monitoring System Based on a Deep Convolutional Neural Network Model Jaime Meneses, Airbus Defence and SpaceHypoxia Resistance Comparing Between Physically Trained Pilots and Non-Trained Population Jan Boril, University of Defence
Optimizing ATM (Track 2)
Session Chairs: Chiemi Heil, US DOT & Kevin Capiot, DLR Travis
Towards Greener Air Traffic Management Reducing Emissions by Applying the Lowest Impact of Deviation Principle Michael Finke, German Aerospace CenterA Unified Collision Risk Model for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Suraj Bijjahalli, Royal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyA Scenario Optimization Approach for Air Traffic Flow Management with Sector Capacity Uncertainty Abdelghani Fadil, Beihang University

 AI and Multicore (Track 6)
Session Chairs: Martin Halle, TUHH Institut Flugzeug-Systemtechnik & Jeffrey VanDorp, GE Aviation Valero  
Incremental Assurance of Multicore Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Steven VanderLeest, Rapita Systems, Inc.Using Neural Networks to Identify Wired Peripherals Connected to Integrated Modular Avionics Hardware  Bastian Luettig,  University of StuttgartTFCluster: An Efficient Algorithm to Mine Maximal Differential Function-Resource Biclusters for Single Pilot Operations Safety Analysis Yue Luo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Technical Sessions: Tuesday, October 5, 13:00-15:00


Aircraft & Aerial Vehicle Applications (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Xavier Olive, ONERA & Jean Boucquey, EUROCONTROL Salon A  
Certification Approach for Physics Informed Machine Learning and its Application in Landing Gear Life Assessment
Haroun El Mir, Cranfield University

Flight Data Driven System Identification Using Neural Networks for Landing Safety Assessment Hyunki Lee, Georgia Institute of TechnologyA Multi-Criteria Clustering Method for UAS Traffic Management and Urban Air Mobility Nichakorn Pongsakornsathien, Royal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyReinforcement Learning-Based Flow Management Techniques for Urban Air Mobility and Dense Low-Altitude Air Traffic Operations Yibing Xie, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  Surveillance (Track 4)
Session Chair: Divya Chandra, USDOT Volpe Center Salon B  
OpenSky Report 2021: Insights on ADS-B Mandate and Fleet Deployment in Times of Crisis Junzi Sun, Delft University of Technology / OpenSkyIntrusion Detection in Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) with Machine Learning Suleman Khan, Linkoping UniversityDrone Model Identification by Convolutional Neural Network from Video Stream Mariusz Wisniewski, Cranfield University 
  Detect and Avoid, Conflict Detection & Resolution 1 (Track 3)
Session Chairs: Evan Dill, NASA & Vince Socci, IEEE Salon F  
Antenna Pattern Aware UAV Trajectory Planning Using Artificial Potential Field Mohamad Hani Sulieman, Syracuse University

Detect and Avoid Considerations for Safe sUAS Operations in Urban Environments Victor Celdran Martinez, Cranfield UniversityDetect and Avoid of Weather Phenomena On-Board UAV: Increasing Detection Capabilities by Information Fusion Adrian Dudek, Bundeswehr University Munich 
Autonomy, High Performance Computing, & 4DT in UAM (Track 8)
Session Chair: Srikanth Vemula, UIW Bowie
SIRIUS: Simulation Infrastructure for Research on Interoperating Unmanned Systems Swee Balachandran, National Institute of AerospaceA High-Performance Computing Process for Urban Air Mobility Simulations Thanakorn Khamvilai, Georgia Institute of TechnologyA Modular Experimental Flight Management and 4D Trajectory Generation System for Unmanned Multicopter, Urban Air Mobility Vehicles and Other VTOL Vehicles Fabian Morscheck, German Aerospace Center 
AI Application (Track 9)
Session Chairs: Michael Koets, SwRI & Michael Epperly, SwRI Milam
Curating Datasets for Visual Runway Detection Joakim Lindén, Saab ABToward Certification of Machine-Learning Systems for Low Criticality Airborne Applications Konstantin Dmitriev, Technical University of MunichFramework Prototype to Test Decision Support System for Avionics Analytics Carlos C. Insaurralde, Bristol Robotics Laboratory 
  Avionics Systems (Track 5)
Session Chairs: Uma Ferrell, Mitre & Tim Stelkens-Kobsch, German Aerospace Center (DLR) Travis  
A Secure Broadcast Service for LDACS with an Application to Secure GBAS Nils Mäurer, German Aerospace CenterInflation and Deflation of Aircraft’s Tire with Intelligent Tire Pressure Regulation System Masoud Mirzaee, Islamic Azad UniversityIntelligent Health and Mission Management for Multicopter UAS Integrity Assurance Kavindu Ranasinghe, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 
Flow Management (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Valentin Polishchuk, Linköping University & Chris Brinton, Mosaic ATM Valero
Predict ATFCM Weather Regulations Using a Time-Distributed Recurrent Neural Network Sergi Mas-Pujol, Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaA Privacy-Preserving Marketplace for Air Traffic Flow Management Slot Configuration Christoph Schuetz, Johannes Kepler University LinzA 4D-Trajectory Planning Method Based on Hybrid Optimization Strategy for Demand and Capacity Balancing Yutong Chen, Cranfield University/ Nanjing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsMulti-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning for Solving Large-Scale Air Traffic Flow Management Problem: A Time-Step Sequential Decision Approach Yan Xu, Cranfield University

Technical Sessions: Tuesday, October 5, 15:30-17:30

Airport Surface Operations (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Yoon Jung, NASA & Luis Delgado, Westminster University Salon A
Off-Block Time Prediction Using Operators’ Prediction History Ryota Mori, Electronic Navigation Research InstituteAn Aggregate Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model for Generating Multi-Path Standardized Taxi Routes at Airport Agent-Based Simulation for Aircraft Stand Operations to Predict Ground Time Using Machine Learning Mingchuan Luo, Dresden University of TechnologyPredicting Runway Configurations and Arrival and Departure Rates at Airports: Comparing the Accuracy of Multiple Machine Learning Models Ramakrishna Raju, KBR Inc.
Operations & Path Planning 1 (Track 3)
Session Chair: Yemaya Bordain, Intel Corporation Salon F
Comparing Path Loss Prediction Methods for Low Altitude UAS Flights Frederick                  Wieland Mosaic ATM, Inc.Computation of a Database of Trajectories and Primitives for Decision-Based Contingency Management of UAVs Over Congested Areas Markus Ortlieb, Technical University of MunichIdentification and Characterization of Traffic Flow Patterns for UTM Application Abdulrahman Alharbi, Cranfield University  
Displays & HMI (Track 7)
Session Chair: Todd Lovell, Raytheon Intelligence & Space Bonham
Light Weight Eye Visor for Commercial Pilot Use: Human Factors Assessment of Novel Functionalities César Álvarez, Airbus Defence and SpaceHuman Machine Interface Design to Support Safety Risk Monitoring of Autonomous Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Results from a Mock-Up Evaluation Max Friedrich, German Aerospace CenterEvaluation of an AoI Mapping and Analysis Tool for the Identification of Visual Scan Pattern Lothar Meyer, LFVDevelopment of a Survey Instrument to Measure Display Compellingness Michael Dorneich, Iowa State University
Flight Tests & Simulation Evaluations of UAM/AAM Concepts (Track 8)
Session Chair: Michael Frye, UIW Bowie
Assessing Human-Automation Role Challenges for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Operations Lakshmi Vempati, MITRE CorporationPreliminary Evaluation of National Campaign Scenarios for Urban Air Mobility Nicholas Craven, NASA Ames Research Center/ Millennium Engineering & Integration Co. A Machine Learning Based GNSS Performance Prediction for Urban Air Mobility Using Environment Recognition Oguz Kagan Isik, Cranfield University 
Navigation & Network (Track 9)
Session Chairs: Maarten Uijt de Haag, TU-Berlin & Giancarmine Fasano, University of Naples Federico II Milam
Generation of Emergency Trajectories Based on Aircraft Trajectory Prediction Raúl Sáez, Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaAutomatic Ground Collision Avoidance System Trajectory Prediction and Control for General Aviation Zack Kirkendoll, University of Tulsa  
Model-Based Development & Requirements (Track 5)
Session Chairs: Todd Kilbourne, Mosaic ATM & Corinna Schmitt, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Research Institute Travis
Open Source Domain-Specific Model Interface and Tool Frameworks for a Digital Avionics Systems Development Process Bjoern Annighoefer, University of StuttgartIntegrating Safety Into MBSE Processes with Formal Methods Alexander Ahlbrecht, German Aerospace CenterLevels of Requirements, Robustness, Unicorns, and Other Semi-Mythical Creatures in the Requirements Engineering Bestiary: Why “Types” of Software Requirements Are Often Misleading Matt Jaffe, Embry–Riddle Aeronautical UniversityIncorporation of Autonomous Model Analytics for Avionic System Design Into Standard Framework for Integrated Engineering Carlos C. Insaurralde, Bristol Robotics Laboratory
  Human Operator Support (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Chris Brinton, Mosaic ATM & Magnus Bang, Linköping University Valero
A Machine Learning Application for Predicting and Alerting Missed Approaches for Airport Management Chih-Sheng Chou, MITRE CorporationAutomated Interpretation of Air Traffic Control Communication: the Journey from Spoken Words to a Deeper Understanding of the Meaning Matthias Kleinert, German Aerospace CenterA Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning Approach for Conflict Resolution in Dense Traffic Scenarios Jiajian Lai, Beihang University 


Technical Sessions: Wednesday, October 6, 10:30-12:00  

System-wide Challenges & Change (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Imen Dhief, Nanyang Technological University Singapore & Hanbong Lee, NASA Salon A
Transitioning from Legacy Air Traffic Management to Airspace Management Through Secure, Cloud-Native Automation Solutions Adrian Solomon, ThalesAssessing the Global COVID-19 Impact on Air Transport with Open Data Rainer Koelle, European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation  
  Future Communications (Track 4)
Session Chair: Daniel Mielke, German Aerospace Center Salon B  
Deep Clipping Based Interference Mitigation Technique for LDACS Miziya K, Birla Institute of Technology & Science PilaniNovel Filterbank Multicarrier Waveform for L-Band Digital Aeronautical Communications: Initial Field Test Results David Matolak, University of South CarolinaSDN Augmented Network Management for Future Avionics Communications Network Muhammad Ali, University of BradfordAircraft to Operations Communication Analysis and Architecture for the Future Aviation Environment Huw Whitworth, Cranfield University
  Operations & Path Planning 2 (Track 3)
Session Chair: Vince Socci, IEEE Salon F
Initial Exploration of STEReO (Scalable Traffic Management for Emergency Response Operations) System User Requirements for Safe Integration of Small UAS Lynne Martin, NASA Ames Research CenterProtected Online Path Planning for UAVs Over Congested Areas Within Convex Regions of Obstacle-Free Space Markus Ortlieb, Technical University of MunichEnhancing the Security of Unmanned Aerial Systems Using Digital-Twin Technology and Intrusion Detection Benjamin Fraser, Cranfield University 
Human Factors – Special Topics (Track 7)
Session Chair: Jan Boril, University of Defence Bonham
Study Existing Personal Electronic Devices (PED) Policies and Provide an Automatic Solution to Switch on Airplane Mode In-Flight Pushpendra Singh Sengar, International Institute of Information Technology HyderabadA User-Centered Cabin Design Approach to Investigate Peoples Preferences on the Interior Design of Future Air Taxis Maria Stolz, German Aerospace CenterCommon Cause Failure Analysis for Aviation Safety Assessment Models Sara Nikdel, George Mason University 
CNS, DFR, & Traffic Deconfliction (Track 8)
Session Chairs: Maria Consiglio, NASA & Sweewarman Balachandran, National Institute of Aerospace Bowie
A Proposed Communication, Navigation & Surveillance System Architecture to Support Urban Air Traffic ManagementInforming New Concepts for UAS and Autonomous System Safety Management Using Disaster Management and First Responder Scenarios Kaleb Gould, Flight Safety FoundationSafe Planning and Deconfliction for Multiple UAVs in High Density Low Altitude Urban Environments Flavia Causa, University of Naples Federico II 
Spectrum Allocation & Performance Monitoring (Track 2)
Session Chairs: Alexander Kuenz, DLR & Chiemi Heil, US DOT Travis
Dynamic Spectrum Allocation in Urban Air Transportation System via Deep Reinforcement Learning Ruixuan Han, University of LouisvilleJoint Spectrum Access and Power Control in Air-Air Communications – A Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Approach Zhe Wang, University of LouisvilleBuilding Back Better – Democratization of Performance Monitoring with Open Data Rainer Koelle, European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation 
Real-time Networks (Track 6)
Session Chairs: Bastian Luettig, University of Stuttgart & Todd Schavey, GE Aviation Valero
Do We Really Need TSN in Next-Generation Helicopters? Insights from a Case-Study Nicolas Navet, University of Luxembourg / CognifyerPerformance Evaluation of the Efficient Precise Time Synchronization Protocol for the Redundant Ring Topology Network Pusik Park, Korea Electronics Technology Institute & Korea Aerospace UniversityAnalysis of Synchronization in Distributed Avionics Systems Based on Time-Triggered Ethernet Nahman Tariq, Cranfield University 

Technical Sessions: Wednesday, October 6, 15:30-18:00

Arrival and Departure Management (Track 1) Session Chairs:  Luis Delgado, Westminster University & Yoon Jung, NASA Salon AAutocorrelation Effects in Air Traffic Management Performance Data James DeArmon, MITRE CorporationA Machine Learning Approach for the Prediction of Top of Descent Benjamin Zhi Yong Tan, Nanyang Technological UniversityTrajectory Pattern Identification for Arrivals in Vectored Airspace Chuhao Deng, Purdue UniversityCapacity Finder: A Machine Learning-Based Decision Support Tool for Integrated Metroplex Departure Traffic Management Ryan Laroza, ATAC Corporation 
Onboard Communications (Track 4)
Session Chair: Nils Mäurer, German Aerospace Center Salon B
Gatekeeper: A Reliable Reconfiguration Protocol for Real-Time Ethernet Systems Brendan Luksik, University of PittsburghCan We Replace Physical Wiring with Free-Space Optical Transmission Systems? Nicholas Dukeman, Embry–Riddle Aeronautical UniversityAircraft DC Networks Characterization and Adaptive Stage Design for PLC Use Abdelmoumin Allioua, Technical University DarmstadtArchitectural Considerations for Low Latency ARINC 818 Video Concentrators Tim Keller, Great River TechnologyInternet Protocol Suite for Safety Services: Validation with Next Generation Avionics
Modeling & Simulation (Track 3)
Session Chair:  Yemaya Bordain, Intel Corporation Salon F
Modelling Assured Navigation of sUAS Swarms in Urban Environments Maarten Uijt de Haag, Technische Universität BerlinSkyway Simulator: an Integrated ATM/UTM Simulator for Autonomous Operations Guillermo Frontera, Boeing Research & Technology EuropeUnderstanding the Implications of the Future Unmanned Air Traffic Growth Cristina Barrado, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya  
Safety Assurance & Contingency Management (Track 8)
Session Chair:  Michael Frye, UIW Bowie
An Approach for Identifying IASMS Services, Functions, and Capabilities from Data Sources Paul Krois, Crown Consulting, Inc.Assured Contingency Landing Management for Advanced Air Mobility Joseph Kim, University of MichiganAssuring Human and Artificial Intelligence Are Appropriately Informed in Aviation Systems Alfred Anderegg, MITRE Corporation  
Safety (Track 9)
Session Chair:  Carlos Varela, CS.RPI Milam
Overarching Properties as Means of Compliance: An Industrial Case Study Zamira Daw, Raytheon Technologies Research CenterDevelopment of an Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System for a General Aviation Aircraft Tim Neidhardt, Technical University of MunichA Qualification Effort Assessment Framework for Development Processes of Safety-Critical System Functions Darbaz Nawzad Darwesh, University of Stuttgart  
AI & Algorithms (Track 5)
Session Chairs: Chris Watkins, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation & Martin Halle, TUHH Institut für Flugzeug-Systemtechnik Travis
Deep Neural Network Approach to Estimate Early Worst-Case Execution Time Vikash Kumar, Indian Institute of ScienceClassification for Avionics Capabilities Enabled by Artificial Intelligence Bjoern Annighoefer, University of StuttgartDiagnosing System-Level Cascading Failure Using Machine Learning for Aviation SystemWildfire Emergency Response Hazard Extraction and Analysis of Trends (HEAT) Through Natural Language Processing and Time Series Sequoia Andrade, HX5 LLC.An Overview of Cyber-Physical Systems’ Hardware Architecture Concerning Machine Learning Denis Loubach, Aeronautics Institute of Technology – ITA
Self-adaptive and Wireless Avionics (Track 6)
Session Chair: Denis Loubach, Aeronautics Institute of Technology – ITA & Mark Darnell, GE Aviation Valero
Requirements and Concept for a Self-Organizing Plug&Fly Avionics Platform Bjoern Annighoefer, University of StuttgartA Safety Process for Self-Adaptive Safety-Critical Plug&Fly Avionics Matthias Brunner, University of StuttgartA Localizable Wireless Communication Node with Remote Powering for Onboard Operations Thomas Multerer, Airbus Central Research and Technology  

Technical Sessions: Thursday, October 7, 8:00-10:00

Autonomy Concepts & Applications (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Sameer Alam, Nanyang Technological University Singapore & Martin Christiansson, LFV Salon A
Verification of Image-Based Neural Network Controllers Using Generative Models Sydney Katz, Stanford UniversityAutomated Aircraft Stall Recovery Using Reinforcement Learning and Supervised Learning Techniques Dheerendra Singh Tomar, University of MaltaVehicle Automation Framework: Toward Autonomy Sérgio Penna, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais 
Navigation (Track 4)
Session Chair: Mitchell Narins, Strategic Synergies LLC Salon B
Enhancing Detection Performance Through Sensor Model-Based Trajectory Optimization for UAVs Markus Zwick, Bundeswehr University MunichHardware in the Loop Simulation of Helicopter Pins Procedures Using GLS Avionics and an SBAS to GLS Converter Thomas Dautermann, German Aerospace CenterExtending Enhanced Visual Operations to Urban Air Mobility: Requirements and Approaches Paolo Veneruso, University of Naples Federico II 
Detect and Avoid, Conflict Detection & Resolution 2 (Track 3)
Session Chairs: Emmanuel Letsu-Dake, Honeywell & Vince Socci, IEEE Salon F
Detecting Cables and Power Lines in Small-UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Images Through Deep Learning Arnaldo Alves Viana Junior, Universidade de São PauloImproved Sensing Strategies for Low Altitude Non Cooperative Sense and Avoid Federica Vitiello, University of Naples Federico IIInvestigation of DAA System Effectiveness with a Pilot Decision Model and Realistic Sensor Performance Limits Hak-Tae Lee, Inha UniversityAircraft Proximity: Towards Systematic Test Strategies via the Apollonian Proximity Circle Paradigm Brendan              Williams,             Boeing Research & Technology
Automation & Teaming  (Track 7) Session Chair: Steven Harbour, Southwest Research Institute BonhamWe Need to Talk About This – Assessing Information Needs for Collaboration in a Sectorless Working Environment Anne Papenfuß, German Aerospace CenterHuman-Automation Interaction for Assisting Novices to Emulate Experts by Inferring Task Objective Functions Sooyung Byeon, Purdue UniversityEvaluating Human Perception of Autonomous System Teammate-Likeness Güliz Tokadli, Iowa State University 
SE Development (Track 9)
Session Chairs: Randy Rose, SwRI & Michael Epperly, SwRI Milam
Be Lean – How to Fit a Model-Based System Architecture Development Process Based on ARP4754 Into an Agile Environment Daniel Dollinger, Technical University of MunichA Framework for Simulation and Formal Verification of Redundant Flight Control Systems with Components Subject to Partially Synchronous Timing Effects Valentin Marvakov, Technical University of MunichTowards Formalization of a Data Model for Operational Risk Assessment Vidhya Tekken Valapil, GE ResearchSeamless Integration of Component Fault Trees with MathWorks System Composer and Simulink Julian Rhein, Technical University of Munich
Cybersecurity (Track 5) Session Chairs: Paul Meng, GE Global Research & Umut Durak, Technische Universität Clausthal TravisATMChain: Blockchain-Based Solution to Security Problems in Air Traffic Management Xin Lu, Civil Aviation University of ChinaCybersecurity for Flight Deck Data Exchange Willard True, Honeywell AerospaceAn Architecture Centric Approach to Safety and Security Assurance John Hudak, Software Engineering InstituteGroup Key Distribution Procedures for the L-Band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS) Thomas Ewert, German Aerospace Center


Technical Sessions: Thursday, October 7, 10:30-12:30

Demand Capacity Balance (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Magnus Bang, Linköping University & Sameer Alam, Nanyang Technological University Singapore Salon A
Demand and Capacity Balancing Technology Based on Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning Yutong Chen, Cranfield University/ Nanjing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsConsidering Airport Planners’ Preferences and Imbalanced Datasets When Predicting Flight Delays and Cancellations Mike Zoutendijk, Delft University of TechnologyAn Airspace Capacity Estimation Model Based on Spatio-Temporal Graph Convolutional Networks Considering Weather Impact Jiatong Chen, Beihang UniversityPropagation of Airport Capacity Improvements to the Air Transport Network Daniel Lubig, Dresden University of Technology
Applying Neural Networks to Navigation (Track 4)
Session Chair: Thomas Dautermann, German Aerospace Center Salon B
Recurrent Neural Network Based Sensor Fusion Algorithm for Alternative Position, Navigation and Timing Byoung-Ju Jeon, Cranfield UniversityDetermining Impact of Navigation Errors on Mission Capabilities Kathleen Kramer, University of San DiegoAdopting Neural Networks in GNSS-IMU integration: A Preliminary Study Yujin Shin, Hongik UniversityApplying Novel Adaptive Activation Function Theory for Launch Acceptability Region Estimation with Neural Networks in Constrained Hardware Environments: Performance Comparison Atakan Filgöz, Roketsan Missiles Inc.
Applications 2 (Track 3)
Session Chairs: Mahyar Malekpour, NASA & Yemaya Bordain, Intel Corporation Salon F
City-ATM – Safe Drone Operations in Dense Traffic Alexander Kuenz, German Aerospace CenterEvaluating the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Autonomously Download Ground-Based Sensor Data Zane Mountcastle, Mission Mule LLCIdentifying Needs and Requirements for an Integrated Crisis Traffic Management (iCTM) Concept for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Supporting First Responses in Crisis Situations Joonas Lieb, German Aerospace CenterIntegration of a UAV-Lidar System for Remote Sensing of CO2 Concentrations in Smart Agriculture Thomas Fahey, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
ETVOL Aircraft & Vertiport Operations (Track 8) Session Chair: Anuja Verma, Mitre & Savita Verma, NASA BowieInitial Feasibility Study of Multi-Rotor eVTOL Aircraft for Cross-Border Urban Air Mobility Between Singapore and Neighbouring Countries Kailun Tan, Air Traffic Management Research Institute, Nanyang Technological UniversityScenarios for the Use of eVTOLs Using Multiagent Systems with Netlogo: Comparison of Parameters and the Impact on UAM Felipe Desiglo Ferrare, Universidade de São PauloeVTOL Fleet Selection Method for Vertiport Networks Jasenka Rakas, University of California, Berkeley 
Algorithms, ML/DL, Automation, Autonomy (Track 3)
Session Chairs: Natasha Neogi, NASA & Vince Socci, IEEE Milam
Unintended Behavior in Learning-Enabled Systems: Detecting the Unknown Unknowns Darren Cofer, Collins AerospaceA Framework for Evaluating the Role of Autonomy for UAS Operations Anuja Verma, MITRE CorporationA New Approach to Complex Dynamic Geofencing for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Vihangi Vagal, Royal Holloway, University of LondonFramework of Level-of-Autonomy-Based Concept of Operations: UAS Capabilities Bizhao Pang, Nanyang Technological University
Safe & Secure Technologies (Track 5) Session Chairs: Michael Durling, GE Research & Huafeng Yu, The Boeing Company TravisCertification Considerations for Adaptive Stress Testing of Airborne Software Michael Durling, GE ResearchIntegrating Multi-/Many-Cores in Avionics: Open Issues and Future Concepts Anika Christmann, Technische Universität BraunschweigProving the Correctness of Multicopter Rotor Fault Detection and Identification Software Ankita Bhaumik, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteDO-178C Certification of General-Purpose GPU Software: Review of Existing Methods and Future Directions Leonidas Kosmidis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Trajectory Modelling & Optimization (Track 1) Session Chairs: Martin Christiansson, LFV & Xavier Olive, ONERA ValeroData-Driven Methodology for Uncertainty Quantification of Aircraft Trajectory Predictions Andrés Muñoz Hernández, Boeing Deutschland GmbHModeling Relative Trajectory Costs for Airborne Trajectory Reroutes Using Trajectory Option Sets Kevin-Christian Garzon Galindo, San Jose State University Research Foundation/NASA Ames Research CenterA Performance Learning Method for Aircraft Trajectory Modeling Yuejingyan Wang, Beihang University 

Technical Sessions: Thursday, October 7, 13:30-15:30

Explainable AI (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Jean Boucquey, EUROCONTROL & Valentin Polishchuk, Linköping University Salon A
SEDA: A Self-Explaining Decision Architecture Implemented Using Deep Learning for On-Board Command and Control Alexander Stringer, United States Air ForceData-Driven Runway Occupancy Time Prediction Using Decision Trees Zhi Jun Lim, Nanyang Technological UniversityAn Explainable Artificial Intelligence (xAI) Framework for Improving Trust in Automated ATM Tools Carolina Sanchez Hernandez, Cranfield UniversityExplainable AI in Aerospace for Enhanced System Performance Sujitra Sutthithatip, Cranfield University
Modelling & Measuring Safety (Track 1)
Session Chairs: Hanbong Lee, NASA & Enrico Spinielli, EUROCONTROL Salon B
Identifying Emerging Safety Threats Through Topic Modeling in the Aviation Safety Reporting System: A COVID-19 Study Misty Davies, NASA Ames Research CenterRisk Metrics to Measure Safety Performance of the National Airspace System: Implementation Using Machine Learning Firdu Bati, Federal Aviation AdministrationApplication of Trajectory Clustering for Aircraft Conflict Detection Sasha Madar, Georgia Institute of Technology 
Surveillance & Situational Awareness (Track 3)
Session Chairs: Mahyar Malekpour, NASA & Yemaya Bordain, Intel Corporation Salon F
Counter a Drone and the Performance Analysis of Deep Reinforcement Learning Method and Human Pilot Ender Çetin, Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaImpact of Communications Quality of Service (QoS) on Remote ID as an Unmanned Aircraft (UA) Coordination Mechanism Robert Raheb, Noblis, Inc.Mixed Initiative Balance of Human-Swarm Teaming in Surveillance via Reinforcement Learning Chengtao Xu, Embry–Riddle Aeronautical UniversityReal-Time Drone Surveillance System for Violent Crowd Behavior Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) – Human Autonomy Teaming (HAT) Todd Simpson, Sinclair College
Capacity Management & Traffic Coordination (Track 8) Session Chair: Maria Consiglio, NASA BowieComparing the Performance of Traffic Coordination Methods for Advanced Aerial Mobility Ítalo Romani de Oliveira, Boeing Research & TechnologyAn RRT* Based Method for Dynamic Mission Balancing for Urban Air Mobility Under Uncertain Operational Conditions Junlin Lou, Cranfield UniversityEmergent Autonomy – A Step Toward Assurance Andrew Lacher, Noblis, Inc. 
Next-Gen Space Systems (Track 9)
Session Chairs: John Stone, SwRI & Patrick Phelan, SwRI Milam
Comparative Study of Ethernet Technologies for Next-Generation Satellite On-Board Networks Pierre-Julien Chaine, Airbus Defence and SpaceSpectrum Sensing of Cognitive Radio for CubeSat Swarm Network Chengtao Xu, Embry–Riddle Aeronautical UniversityLunadrone: Experimental UAS Designed for Lunar Operations John Kramer, Sinclair College 
Flow Management & Airport Operations (Track 2) Session Chairs: Dylan Hasson, U.S. DOT & Chiemi Heil, US DOT TravisA Moment-Based Distributionally Robust Optimization Model for Air Traffic Flow Management Bin Hao, Beihang UniversityEvaluation of Controller Position Takeover in Team-Based Flight Centric ATM Kevin Capiot, German Aerospace CenterAnalysis of Delay Recovery in Chinese Airports Network Daozhong Feng, Beihang University 
Systems & Development (Track 6) Session Chairs: Darbaz Darwesh, University of Stuttgart & Shana Fliginger, Eaton ValeroAvionics Next-Gen Engineering Tools (AvioNET): Experiences with Highly Automised and Digital Processes for Avionics Platform Development Martin Halle, Hamburg University of TechnologyEnabling the Automated Generation of the Failure and Redundancy Management for Distributed and Integrated Fly-by-Wire Avionics Thorben Hoffmann, University of StuttgartToward a Cloud-Based Flight Management System Todd Kilbourne, Mosaic ATM, Inc. 

Poster Sessions

Poster A Tuesday, October 5, 17:30-19:30 River Terrace
Session Chair: Omar Garcia Crespillo, DLR
Poster B Wednesday, October 6, 10:30-12:00 Virtual Session Chair: Dongsong Zeng, MITRE
Test Bench for Regenerative Braking UAVs to Maximize Efficiency Jan Leuchter, University of DefenceResearch on UAV Route Optimization in Complex Terrains Lihua Zhu, Nanjing University of Science and Technology
A Testbed for Performance Analysis of Algorithms for Engineless Taxiing with Autonomous Tow Trucks Stefano Zaninotto, University of MaltaThe Factor Graph Information Fusion Algorithm with Time-Varying Noise Estimate for All-Source Navigation System Yuyang Ge, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Low-Cost System Architecture Solutions for Small Unmanned Aircraft Traffic Management Dean La Monica, Air Force Institute of TechnologyResearch on Security Gateway of System Wide Information Management Yue Yin, Civil Aviation University of China
Indoor Autonomous Powerline Inspection Model Tristan Brouwer, University of the Incarnate WordA Collaborative Trajectory Management Framework in Case of Single Pilot Operation Disability: Considering the Overall Safety of Air Traffic System Pavel Paces, Czech Technical University in Prague
Artificially Intelligent Assistance for Pilot Performance Assessment Pavel Paces, Czech Technical University in PragueTaxi-Out Time Prediction at a Busy Airport Using Random Forest Algorithm Jihoon Kim, Korea Aerospace University
 Integrated Frameworks of Unsupervised, Supervised and Reinforcement Learning for Solving Air Traffic Flow Management Problem Yan Xu, Cranfield University
 Streamlining the Airborne Systems Certification Mohamad Ibrahim, Clausthal University of Technology
 Trust of Airspace Configuration Transition Concerning the Fluctuation of Air Traffic Chengtao Xu, Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University
 Going SPO: Hierarchical Task Analysis of Pilot Flying and Pilot Monitoring in Two-Crew Operations Min Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


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