Best Paper Awards

David Lubkowski Memorial for Advancement in Digital Avionics Best Paper Award

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To Be Announced at DASC Awards Luncheon

Best of Track Awards

Track Paper ID Paper Title Authors
ATM – Air Traffic Management & Spectrum Management (ATM-ASM) 3061 Optimized Escape Path Planning for Commerical Aircraft Formations

Safa Saber, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Eric Feron, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

ATM – Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) 3122 Application of an Autonomous Multi-Agent Syste Usin Proximal Policy Optimisation for Tactical Deconfliction Within the Urban Airspace

Rodolphe Fremond, Cranfield University

Yan Xu, Cranfield University

Gokhan Inalhan, Cranfield University

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) 3233 Ground-Based Radar Networks for Urban Air Mobility: Design Considerations and Performance Analysis

Rosario Aievola, University of Naples Federico II

Flavia Causa, University of Naples Federico II

Giancarmine Fasano, University of Naples Federico II

Luca Manica, Collins Aerospace

Giacomo Gentile, Collins Aerospace

Michael Dubois, Raytheon Technologies

Cyber, Systems and Software (CSS) 3088 What Went Wrong: A Survey of Wildfire UAS Mishaps Through Named Entity Recognition

Sequoia R. Andrade, NASA Ames Research Center and HX5

Hannah S. Walsh, NASA Ames Research Center

Human Factors (HF) 3148 The Benefit of Relevant Knowledge Exchange in Reduced Crew Operations

Thomak Leduc, Thales Avionics France

Benoit Le Blanc, ENSC, IMS Laboratory

Jaime Diaz-Pineda, Thales Avionics France

Marc Gatti, Thales Avionics France

Charles-Alban Dormoy, CATIE

Jean-Marc Andre, ENSC, IMS Laboratory

Sylvain Hourlier, Thales Avionics

Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) 3004 Data-Message Modeling for Multi-Lane Architectures on an IMA Platform Using the eSAM Method

Christopher B. Watkins, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Jerry Varghese, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Michael Knight, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Jordan Ross, The MathWorks, Inc.

Josh Kahn, The MathWorks, Inc.

Becky Petteys, The MathWorks, Inc.

Posters 3058 A Novel Method Based on Time-Frequency Modeling for Interference Analysis in Avionics Systems

Xinyue Zhang, Beihang University

Feng He, Beihang University

Xuan Zhou, Beihang University

Ershuai Li, Beihang University

Special Topics & Space Systems (SSST) 3069 An Automated Emergency Airport and Off-Airport Landing Site Selector

Raúl Sáez, Technical University of Catalonia, International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering

Ioan Octavian Rad, Technical University of Catalonia

Xavier Prats, Technical University of Catalonia

Benoît Viry, CGX Aero

Patrice Gonzalez, CGX Aero

Andréas Guitart, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile ENAC

Daniel Delahaye, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile ENAC

Olivier Larrieu, MetSafe

Kamel Rebaï, MetSafe

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 3083 Towards Certification of Adaptive Flight Automation Systems: A Performance-Based Approach to Establish Trust

Christoph Regli, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Bjoern Annighoefer, University of Stuttgart

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM-AAM) 3183 Paths Towards Autonomy in Commercial Air Operations

Eric Feron, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Maxime Gariel, Xwing

Best of Session Awards

Track Session Paper ID Paper Title Authors
Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) ATM Simulation & Modeling 3007 Simulator Experiment and Real World Implementation of Reduced Climb Thrust Fuel Saving Procedure Roya Mori, Electronic Navigation Research Institute
Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) Deconfliction & Optimization 3122 Application of an Autonomous Multi-Agent System Using Proximal Policy Optimisation for Tactical Deconfliction Within the Urban Airspace

Rodolphe Fremond, Cranfield University

Yan Xu, Cranfield University

Gokhan Inalhan, Cranfield University

Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) Trajectory Prediction & Optimization 3068 In-Flight Cost Index Optimisation Upon Weather Forecast Updates

Xavier Prats, Technical University of Catalonia

David de la Torre, Technical University of Catalonia

Luis Delgado, University of Westminster

Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) AI in Support of Operational Decision Making 3060 Deep Reinforcement Learning for Air Traffic Conflict Resolution Under Traffic Uncertainties

Anurag Mukherjee, Nanyang Technological University

Yash Guleria, Nanyang Technological University

Sameer Alam, Nanyang Technological University

Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) Deep Learning Analysis 3015 Explainable Deep Reinforcement Learning for Aircraft Separation Assurance

Wei Guo, George Washington University

Peng Wei, George Washington University

Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) Aircraft & Operator Safety 3011 Automatic Pilot Report Extraction from Radio Communications

Shuo Chen, MITRE Corporation

Hunter Kopald, MITRE Corporation

Bob Avjian, MITRE Corporation

Matt Fronzak, MITRE Corporation

Air Traffic Management Machine Learning & Automation (ATM) ATM Machine Learning 3158 An Integrated Clustering-Based Approach for Aircraft Trajectory Generation Model

Yuhang Fang, Beihang University

Wei Li, Beihang University

Quan Fang, National Lab of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, CAS

Yang Yang, Research Institute for Frontier Science, Beihang University

Kaiquan Cai, Beihang University

Air Traffic Management Airspace and Spectrum Management (ATM-ASM) Future Aeronautical Communication Concepts 3112 Performance Evaluation of Multiple Access Scheme Applying NOMA for ADS-B

Yuji Ishiguro, Waseda University

Kazutoshi Yoshii, Waseda University

Shigeru Shimamoto, Waseda University

Air Traffic Management Airspace and Spectrum Management (ATM-ASM) Trajectory Optimization 3061 Optimized Escape Path Planning for Commercial Aircraft Formations

Safa Saber, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Eric Feron, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Air Traffic Management Airspace and Spectrum Management (ATM-ASM) Flow Management 3019 ATD-2 Field Evaluation of Pre-Departure Trajectory Option Set Reroutes in the North Texas Metroplex

William Coupe, NASA Ames Research Center

Divya Bhadoria, NASA Ames Research Center

Yoon Jung, NASA Ames Research Center

Eric Chevalley, San Jose State University

Greg Juro, Cavan Solutions

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Autonomy 3083 Towards Certification of Adaptive Flight Automation Systems: A Performance-Based Approach to Establish Trust

Christoph Regli, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Bjoern Annighoefer, University of Stuttgart

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certification & Assurance 3092 Testing the Resiliency of Consumer Off-the-Shelf Drones to a Variety of Cyberattack Methods

Jamison Colter, Southwest Research Institute

Matthew Kinnison, Southwest Research Institute

Alex Henderson, Southwest Research Institute

Stephen Schlager, Southwest Research Institute

Samuel Bryan, Southwest Research Institute

Katherine O’Grady, Southwest Research Institute

Ashlie Abballe, Southwest Research Institute

Steven Harbour, Southwest Research Institute

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Swarms 3201 A High-Fidelity Simulation Test-Bed for Fault-Tolerant Octo-Rotor Control Using Reinforcement Learning

Ibrahim Ahmed, Vanderbilt University

Marcos Quinones-Grueiro, Vanderbilt University

Gautam Biswas, Vanderbilt University

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Applications 3067 Mission Management and Landing Assistance for an Unmanned Rotorcraft for Maritime Operations

Bianca Isabella Schuchardt, German Aerospace Center DLR

Thomas Dautermann, German Aerospace Center DLR

Alexander Donkels, German Aerospace Center DLR

Teemu Joonas Lieb, German Aerospace Center DLR

Fabian Morscheck, German Aerospace Center DLR

Michael Rudolph, German Aerospace Center DLR

Gunnar Schwoch, German Aerospace Center DLR

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) UTM/xTM 3042 Respondrone – A Situation Awareness Platform for First Responders

Max Friedrich, German Aerospace Center DLR

Teemu Joonas Lieb, German Aerospace Center DLR

Annette Temme, German Aerospace Center DLR 

Eduardo Almeida, INESC TEC and Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto 

André Coelho, INESC TEC and Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto

Helder Fontes, INESC TEC and Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Avionics 3210 Ground-to-Air Experimental Assessment of Low SWaP Radar-Optical Fusion Strategies for Low Altitude Sense and Avoid

Federica Vitiello, University of Naples Federico II

Flavia Causa, University of Naples Federico II

Roberto Opromolla, University of Naples Federico II

Giancarmine Fasano, University of Naples Federico II

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) sUAS Navigation 3052 BatSLAM: Neuromorphic Spatial Reasoning in 3D Environments

Brent Komer, Applied Brain Research, Inc

Pawel Jaworski, Applied Brain Research, Inc

Steven Harbour, Southwest Research Institute

Chris Eliasmith, Applied Brain Research, Inc

Travis DeWolf, Applied Brain Research, Inc

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) Navigation Performance 3016 Exploiting Modern Aircraft Navigation Performance Through Combining a SAAAR Approach with an LPV Final

Thomas Dautermann, German Aerospace Center DLR

Richard Unkelbach, German Aerospace Center DLR

Carlos Gonzaga-Lopez, Austrocontrol

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) Surveillance 3033 Feasibility Assessment of LDACS-Based Wide Area Multilateration

Alexandra Filip-Dhaubhadel, German Aerospace Center DLR

Miguel Angel Bellido-Manganell, German Aerospace Center DLR

Thomas Gräupl, German Aerospace Center DLR

Michael Schnell, German Aerospace Center DLR

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) Reliable & Resilient Communications 3172 Secure Point-to-Point Long-Distance Multi-Hop Connections in a Dense Airplane Mesh-Network Using LDACS

Leonardus Jansen, German Aerospace Center DLR

Nils Mäurer, German Aerospace Center DLR

Thomas Gräupl, German Aerospace Center DLR

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) ML for Navigation/Surveillance 3090 Detection and Classification of Drones Through Acoustic Features Using a Spike-Based Reservoir Computer for Low Power Applications

Alex Henderson, Southwest Research Institute

Chris Yakopcic, University of Dayton

Steven Harbour, Southwest Research Institute

Tarek Taha, University of Dayton

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) CNS for Drones 3233 Ground-Based Radar Networks for Urban Air Mobility: Design Considerations and Performance Analysis

Rosario Aievola, University of Naples Federico II

Flavia Causa, University of Naples Federico II

Giancarmine Fasano, University of Naples Federico II

Luca Manica, Collins Aerospace

Giacomo Gentile, Collins Aerospace

Michael Dubois, Raytheon Technologies

Cyber, Systems, and Software (CSS) Safety 3088 What Went Wrong: A Survey of Wildfire UAS Mishaps Through Named Entity Recognition

Sequoia Andrade, NASA Ames Research Center and HX5

Hannah Walsh, NASA Ames Research Center

Cyber, Systems, and Software (CSS) Cybersecurity I 3107 Aviation Security Lab: A Testbed for Security Testing of Current and Future Aviation Technologies

Andrei-Vlad Predescu, German Aerospace Center DLR

Tim H. Stelkens-Kobsch, German Aerospace Center DLR

Cyber, Systems, and Software (CSS) Model-Based Design 3030 Model-Based STPA: Enabling Safety Analysis Coverage Assessment with Formalization

Alexander Ahlbrecht, German Aerospace Center DLR

Umut Durak, German Aerospace Center DLR 

  Machine Learning  3096 Flight Test of a Collision Avoidance Neural Network with Run-Time Assurance

Darren Cofer, Collins Aerospace

Ramachandra Sattigeri, Collins Aerospace

Isaac Amundson, Collins Aerospace

Junaid Babar, Collins Aerospace

Saqib Hasan, Collins Aerospace

Eric Smith, Kestrel Institute

Karthik Nukala, Kestrel Institute

Denis Osipychev, Boeing

Matthew Moser, Boeing

James Paunicka, Boeing

Dragos D. Margineantu, Boeing

Lucca Timmerman, Boeing

Jordan Q. Stringfield, Boeing

Cyber, Systems, and Software (CSS) Test, Verification & Certification 3036 False Beliefs About the Overarching Properties and Overarching Properties Related Arguments Michael, Holloway, NASA Langley Research Center
Cyber, Systems, and Software (CSS) Cybersecurity II 3077 Field Loadable Software Confidentiality Protection

Luke Ryon, Collins Aerospace

Davide Martintoni, Collins Aerospace

Cyber, Systems, and Software (CSS) Software 3051 An Application-Specific Real-Time Operating System Towards Safety-Critical Requirements: A Case Study

Luiz Rubens Lencioni, Aeronautics Institute of Technology

Denis Loubach, Aeronautics Institute of Technology

Osamu Saotome, Aeronautics Institute of Technology

Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) New Hardware & OS 3128 ADIMA: Automatic Configuration by Peripheral Detection and Adaptive Distributed Task Execution for Integrated Modular Avionics Platforms

Bastian Luettig, University of Stuttgart

Jona Dallmann, University of Stuttgart

Bjoern Annighoefer, University of Stuttgart

Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Advances in Network technology 3129 Using Electronic Data Sheets for an Automatic Detection of Peripheral Devices in a Smart Wing’s Digital Infrastructure

Mario Werthwein, University of Stuttgart, Institute of Aircraft Systems

Darbaz Darwesh, Institute of Aircraft Systems

Bjoern Annighoefer, University of Stuttgart

Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Efficient IMA Development 3004 Data-Message Modeling for Multi-Lane Architectures on an IMA Platform Using the eSAM Method

Christopher Watkins, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Jerry Varghese, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Michael Knight, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Jordan Ross, The MathWorks, Inc.

Josh Kahn, The MathWorks, Inc.

Becky Petteys, The MathWorks, Inc.

Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Novel Systems & Architectures 3050 Domain-Specific Drivers and Limits for Avionics Architectures – A Critical Review in the Context of the Avionics Application Domains

Bjoern Annighoefer, University of Stuttgart

Andreas Schweiger, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH

Marina  Reich, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH

Matthieu Merckling, Diehl Aerospace GmbH

Stéphane Poulain, Airbus Operations GmbH

Christoph Diesch, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH

Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Safe & Secure Mechanisms 3238 Correct and Sustainable Development Using Model-Based Engineering and Formal Methods

Hendrik Kausch, RWTH Aachen University

Mathias Pfeiffer, RWTH Aachen University

Deni Raco, RWTH Aachen University

Bernhard Rumpe, RWTH Aachen University

Andreas Schweiger, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH

Human Factors (HF) Automation & Teaming 3081 Usability Evaluation of Fleet Management Interface for High Density Vertiplex Environments

Gita Hodell, NASA

Quang V Dao, NASA Ames Research Center

Jeffrey R Homola, NASA Ames Research Center

Madison Goodyear, San Jose State Research Foundation / NASA 

Scott Kalush, ASRC Federal Data Solutions LLC

Shraddha Swaroop, San Jose State Research Foundation / NASA    

Yoona Jun, San Jose State Research Foundation / NASA    

Human Factors (HF) Displays & Eye-Tracking 3124 Implementing a Customizable Air Taxi Simulator with a Video-See-Through Head-Mounted Display – A Comparison of Different Mixed Reality Approaches

Tim Laudien, German Aerospace Center DLR

Johannes Maria Ernst, German Aerospace Center DLR

Bianca Isabelle Schuchardt, German Aerospace Center DLR

Human Factors (HF) Pilot Factors 3148 The Benefit of Relevant Knowledge Exchange in Reduced Crew Operations

Thomak Leduc, Thales Avionics France

Benoit Le Blanc, ENSC, IMS Laboratory

Jaime Diaz-Pineda, Thales Avionics France

Marc Gatti, Thales Avionics France

Charles-Alban Dormoy, CATIE

Jean-Marc Andre, ENSC, IMS Laboratory

Sylvain Hourlier, Thales Avionics      

Human Factors (HF) Safety & Special Topics 3184 Toward Airworthiness Certification for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Aerospace Systems

Alex Henderson, Southwest Research Institute

Steven Harbour, Southwest Research Institute

Kelly Cohen, University of Cincinnati

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) Autonomy in Emerging Operational Concepts 3183 Paths Towards Autonomy in Commercial Air Operations

Eric Feron, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Maxime Gariel, Xwing

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) ML/AI Tools & Concepts for UAM/AAM 3049 Traffic Flow Prediction for UTM Application: A Deep Learning Approach

Abdulrahman Alharbi, Cranfield University

Ivan Petrunin, Cranfield University

Dimitrios Panagiotakopoulos, Cranfield University

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) Flight Planning for UAM Operations 3065 Initial Performance Evaluation of Flight Path Management Onboard Automation

Terique Barney, NASA Langley Research Center

Bryan Barrows, NASA Langley Research Center

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) UAM Airspace Design 3156 Airspace Geofencing Volume Sizing with an Advanced Air Mobility Vehicle Performance Model

Joseph Kim, University of Michigan

Nicholas Liberko, Collins Aerospace

Ella Atkins, University of Michigan

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) VFR Operations, Vertiport Design 3021 Manned Aircraft Situation Awareness Technology for Low-Altitude Predicted Trajectory Conformance

Adriana Andreeva-Mori, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 

Kohji Ohga, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Keiji Kobayashi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Ayano Yoshida, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Noboru Takeichi, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) Safety, Risk, Security 3086 The In-Time Aviation Safety Management System Concept for Part 135 Operators

Kyle Ellis, NASA Langley Research Center

Lawrence Prinzel, NASA Langley Research Center

Misty Davies, NASA Ames Research Center

Paul Krois, Crown Consulting, Inc

Robert Mah, NASA Ames Research Center

Nikunj Oza, NASA Ames Research Center

Chad Stephens, NASA Langley Research Center

Michael Vincent, NASA Langley Research Center

James Ackerson, Flight Research Aerospace

Samantha Infeld, Analytical Mechanics Associates

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) UAM/AAM Simulation Studies 3047 Demand Capacity Balancing at Vertiports for Initial Strategic Conflict Management of Urban Air Mobility Operations

Hanbong Lee, NASA Ames Research Center

Kushal Moolchandani, Universities Space Research Association   

Heather Arneson, NASA Ames Research Center  

Urban Air Mobility/Advanced Air Mobility (UAM/AAM) Multi-Modal Transportation/Vertiplex Design 3029 Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Total Mobility Innovation Framework and Analysis Case Study: Boston Area Digital Twin and Economic Analysis

Sarasina Tuchen, United States Department of Transportation 

Dawn LaFrance-Linden, United States Department of Transportation

Seamus McGovern, United States Department of Transportation 

Brian Hanley, United States Department of Transportation

Max Litvack-Winkler, United States Department of Transportation

Jason Lu, United States Department of Transportation      

Space Systems & Special Topics (SSST) Navigation & Safety 3069 An Automated Emergency Airport and Off-Airport Landing Site Selector

Raúl Sáez, Technical University of Catalonia, International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering

Ioan Octavian Rad, Technical University of Catalonia

Xavier Prats, Technical University of Catalonia

Benoît Viry, CGX Aero

Patrice Gonzalez, CGX Aero

Andréas Guitart, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile ENAC

Daniel Delahaye, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile ENAC

Olivier Larrieu, MetSafe

Kamel Rebaï, MetSafe

Space Systems & Special Topics (SSST) Space Systems 3170 Ontology-Based Situation Awareness for Air and Space Traffic Management

Carlos Insaurralde, Bristol Robotics Laboratory, University of the West of England

Erik Blasch,  MOVEJ Analytics / Wright State University

Roberto Sabatini,  Khalifa University

Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance and Information Networks (CNS) Poster Session I 3058 A Novel Method Based on Time-Frequency Modeling for Interference Analysis in Avionics Systems

Xinyue Zhang, Beihang University 

Feng He, Beihang University

Xuan Zhou, Beihang University

Ershuai Li, Beihang University

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Poster Session II 3219 Development of Semi-Autonomous Flight & Detection Systems Using Small Drones

Chyna Lane, University of the Incarnate Word, Autonomous Vehicle System Laboratories

Orion Jones, Autonomous Vehicle System Laboratories

Christopher Miloro, Autonomous Vehicle System Laboratories

Michael Frye, University of the Incarnate Word, Autonomous Vehicle System Laboratories

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