OCEANS Tutorials

2019 – Seattle

Tutorial Instructor
Data Science for Oceanography Valentina Saneva, Amanda Tan, Wu-Jung Lee
Oeanography From Space For Everyone: Demystifying Satellite Data Veronica Lance, Paul DiGiacomo, Michael Soracco
Magneto Inductive Communication For Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks Niaz Ahmed & Yahong Rosa Zheng
Deep Learning: A Walk Through Deep Architectures Suleman Mazhar
Data Management Planning and Metadata Creation Katherine Weathers, Andrew Allegra, and Anna Milan

2019 – Marseille

Tutorial Instructor
JANUS: The First (and so far only) International Digital Underwater Communication Standard for Manned and Unmanned Maritime Systems – Bootstrapping Underwater Networks and UIoT Dr. John Potter
Blended Learning: Modeling, Simulation & Control of ROV’s Edin Omerdic
Geophysical Navigation of Autonomous Vehicles Francisco Curado & Joao Quintas

2018 – Charleston

Tutorial Instructor
Unmanned Maritime Systems – Decoding the Alphabet Soup (Part 1) Justin Manley
Unmanned Maritime Systems – Technology and Trends in 2018 (Part 2) Justin Manley

2017 – Anchorage

Tutorial Instructor
Navigation Sonar Dr. Glen Wright
Introduction to Parallel Distributed….. Prof Scott James & Dr. O’Donncha
JANUS: The First International Digital Underwater Communication Standard Dr. John Potter

2017 – Aberdeen

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Introduction to Current Energy Converter Modelling with SNL-Delft3D-CEC Jesse Roberts, Dr S James, Dr C Jones Sandia National Laboratories, Baylor University
Underwater Optical Communications John F Muth, Brandon Cochenour North Caroline State University, Naval Air Warfare Centre
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brian Kieft

2016 – Monterey

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Free Descent/Ascent Vehicle Applications, Technology and Operations Kevin Hardy, Brock Rosenthal, Rob Morris Global Ocean Design, Ocean Innovations, Edgetech
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brian Kieft and Brett Hobson MBARI
AUV Workbench Don Brutzman NPS
Applied Bayesian Signal Processing: An Overview of Particle Filtering Methods James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Underwater Target Classification Dr. Supriya M.H. Cochin University of Science and Technology
State of the Art in Automated Analysis of Underwater Imagery Maia Hoeberechts and Alexandra Albu, Dilumie Abeysirigunawardena University of Victoria (BC) Canada, Ocean Networks Canada
Data Farming Susan Sanchez, Paul Sanchez, and Thomas Lucas NPS

2016 – Shanghai

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Novel nonlinear methods in image processing for analyzing ocean datasets Hussein Yahia GEOSTAT team at INRIA (“Geometry & Statistics in Acquisition Data”)
Maritime and marine energy geographical information systems Christophe Claramunt Naval Academy Research Institute, France Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Equalization Techniques for Underwater Acoustic Communications T. C. Yang, A. Song and Y. R. Zheng College of Information Science and Electrnoic Engineering, Zhejiang
Underwater Acoustic Networking Mandar Chitre Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), National University of Singapore (NUS)
Networked Mobile Sensing in Marine Environments Fuming Zhang Georgia Tech

2015 – Washington, D.C.

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Applied Bayesian Signal Processing Dr. James V. Candy Lawrence National Laboratory and University of California, Santa Barbara
Bayesian Multiple Target Tracking Dr. Lawrence D. Stone and Dr. Kristine L. Bell Metron, Inc.
MIMO in the Water Prof. Mauro Biagi University of Rome, Sapienza
Time-frequency Analysis of Environmental Data Dr. Ingrid Puillat and Dr. Dhouha Kbaier Ben Ismail IFREMER
The Emerging Oceanic Natural Gas Hydrate Resource:  Opportunities for Technology Development to Enable Commercialization Dr. Michael D. Max and Arthur H. Johnson Hydrate Energy International
Technological Forecasting for Science & Technology Intelligence (half day) Dr. Richard P. Mignogna Technology/Engineering Management Int’l, LLC
Systems Engineering Bob Rassa Raytheon

2015 – Genova

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Remote control of an ROV using a Force Feedback Joystick and 3D reconstruction chain for underwater environments David Scaradozzi, Edin Omerdic ISME – Polytechnical University of Marche, Italy; University of Limerick
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brett Hobson, Brian Kieft MBARI
The LSTS software tool chain for networked vehicle systems José Braga, Pedro Calado, Paulo Dias, Ricardo Martins, Josè Pinto, João Borges de Sousa University of Porto, Portugal
Underwater Gliders Operations Daniele Cecchi, Bartolomeo Garau, Alberto Alvarez, Alessandra Tesei, Elena Camossi, Richard Stoner, Emanuel Coelho NATO S&TO Centre for Maritime Research & Experimentation – CMRE, Italy

2014 – St. John’s

Tutorial Instructor
Technology Supported Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Geoff Coughlan, Will McClintock
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brett Hobson, Brian Kieft
Topo-Bathymetric Lidar Tim Webster
Remote Sensing Ocean Applications Des Power, Mark Kapfer, Kelley Dodge
Side Scan Sonar ~ History to Application Garry Kozak
Streamlined Offshore Survey Processing Andy Hoggarth, Graham Nickerson, Darrin Verge, Palle Herskind
Analysis and Management of Georeferenced Bathymetry and Oceanographic Data in a Marine Geographic Karen Hart
Information System Fundamentals of Benthic Lander Design and Operation Kevin Hardy, Craig Higgins, John Head
Control Allocation and Fault-Tolerant Control Systems Edin Omerdick

2014 – Taipei

Tutorial Instructor
The ABC’s of underwater acoustic communications T.C. Yang
Optical Methods in Oceanography Weilin Hou
Introduction to Sediment Acoustics Nicholas Chotiros
Broadband acoustics: An emerging technology for studying fish and zooplankton Timothy K. Stanton
Numerical models for three-dimensional underwater sound propagation Ying-Tsong Lin
Time-frequency Analysis Techniques for Oceanography Jian-Jiun Ding

2013 – San Diego

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Optical Communications Design Principles: Fiber and Free Space Michael Brininstool
BioAcoustics: Passive Acoustics Monitoring BioWaves Staff
Fundamentals of Free Vehicle Design and Operation Kevin Hardy
Multibeam Imaging SONARS: Fundamentals, Use and Specification Mark Atherton, Brian Abbott
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brian Kieft, Brett Hobson
Interpreting ADCP Data – Efficiently and Effectively Pete Spain, Paul Devine
Narrowband and Broadband Beamforming John E. Piper
Fundamentals of Additive Manufacturing for Ocean Applications Dan Searle Solid Concepts
Hydroacoustic Methods for Aquatic Habitat Assessment and Mapping Eric Munday
Underwater Optical Imaging: Theory and Practice Jules S. Jaffe
Unmanned Underwater Vessels (UUV) – Modern Capabilities of Autonomous and Remotely Operated Systems and Sensors Michael B. Jones, Eric Patten, John Scanlon

2013 – Bergen

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
TECHNOLOGIES FOR MONITORING MARINE ORGANISMS AND HAZARDS Jaume Piera
Underwater Acoustic Communications: Channel Modelling and Signal Processing Milica Stojanovic
Operational Oceanography Laurent Bertino NERSC
HF-radar operation and application Dr. Hugh Roarty, Dr. Josh Kohut, Dr. Scott Glenn and Mr. Chad Whelan Rutgers University

2012 – Hampton Roads

Tutorial Instructor
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images John Preston
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brett Hobson & Brian Kieft
High Resolution Spectral and Array Processing John Piper
Storm Tides and Sea Level Change: A Tutorial on Water Levels (John Boon) John Boon
Aquarius Ocean Salinity Measurements from Space W. Linwood Jones
A Primer on Coherent and Coherent-on-Receive Marine Radar Fundamentals and Applications To Sensing of Waves and Currents Dennis Trinza

2012 – Yeosu

Tutorial Instructor
PTM – Particle Tracking Model Sung-Chan Kim, Tahirih C. Lackey
Signal Waveform Design for Underwater Acoustic Communications Charalampos C. Tsimenidis, Bayan S. Sharif
Technologies for Monitoring Marine Organisms and Hazards Jaume Piera
The Stochastic Matched Filter and Its Applications to Detection and Denoising Philippe Courmontagne
AUV Technology and Application Basics Brett Hobson, Brian Kieft
Offshore CCS and Ship Propulsion with LNG C. Huh, D. Chang

2011 – Kona

Tutorial Instructor
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images Jon Preston
Model Testing and Simulation Techniques for Wave Energy Converters Hans Cozijn and Sebastien Gueydon
Towards Distributed Autonomous Underwater Sensor Networks: Principles, Development, and Future on Acoustic Communications and Networking Jun-Hong Cui and Shengli Zhou
AUV Technology and Application Basics Bill Kirkwood
Multipath Cancellation in the Spatial and the Time Domains John Piper

2011 – Santander

Tutorial Instructor
Ocean Observatories: A multichalenge to survey earth environmental process Juanjo Dañobeitia and Jordi Sorribas
AUV Technology and Application Basics William J. Kirkwood
Signal waveform design for underwater acoustic communications Charalampos C. Tsimenidis and Bayan S. Sharif
Technologies for monitoring marine organisms and hazards Jaume Piera
The Stochastic Matched Filter and its applications to detection and denoising Philippe Courmontagne

2010 – Seattle

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Working with a Cabled Observatory: How Oceans 2.0 Will Help Your Science in the Face of So Much More Data Benoît Pirenne NEPTUNE Canada
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images Jon Preston University of British Columbia
The Stochastic Matched Filter and Its Applications to Detection and De-noising Philippe Courmontagne Provence Materials and Microelectronics Laboratory, CNRS,
Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis Theodore Mattlach National Data Buoy Center, Mississippi

2010 – Sydney

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Fundamental underwater acoustics and bottom-interacting shallow water acoustics William M. Carey Boston University
HF surface wave radar Stuart Anderson Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Salisbury, South Australia
Stochastic matched filters for detection and de-noising of sonar signals Philippe Courmontagne Provence Materials and Microelectronics Laboratory, CNRS, France
Localisation and mapping Stefan Williams University of New South Wales
High resolution sonar systems Marc Pinto NATO Saclant Undersea Research Center
Synthetic aperture sonar systems Roy Hansen Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway.
Underwater acoustics communications Milica Stojanovic and Lee Freitag Department at Northeastern University, Massachusetts.

2009 – Biloxi

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Underwater Cables and Connectors for End Users Brock Rosenthal, Cal Peters Andrew Gardner Kevin Hardy Ocean Innovations, Deep Sea Power and Light, Fairnet Enterprises
Applied Acoustic Digital Signal Processing James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Wave Measurement and Analysis Theodore Mettlach National Data Buoy Center
AUV Technology and Application Basics William Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Jon Preston University of British Columbia
An Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Applications Bob Swett University of Florida, Gainesville
Geospatial Web Services – Ocean Data Visualization, Modeling, and Information Elias Ioup John Sample Naval Research Laboratory Stennis Space Center
Pressure Testing: Best Practices Kevin Hardy Steve Weston Matt James DeepSea Power & Light and Southwest Research Institute
Design of synthetic aperture sonar systems for high resolution seabed imaging Dr Marc Pinto NATO Saclant Undersea Research Center
Hyperspectral Imaging – A Powerful Synoptic Tool Herbert Ripley Hyperspecrtal Imaging Inc.
Sonar Signal – Image Processing John Gann Cheasapeake Technology Inc.

2009 – Bremen

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
High-Frequency Over-The-Horizon Radar Applications in Oceanography Klaus-Werner Gurgel University Of Hamburg
The Stochastic Matched Filter: applications to de-noising and detection Dr. Philippe Courmontagne Provence Materials and Microelectronics Laboratory, CNRS, France
Acoustical Underwater Communication Principles Peter Adam Hoeher University of Kiel, Germany
AUV Technology and Application Basics William . J Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Application of microsensors in the marine environment Lars R. Damgaard Unisense A/S, Denmark
Precise Bathymetry Using Multibeam Echosounder Volker Böder HafenCity University, Hamburg
Applied Model-Based Signal Processing: Classical, Modern and Bayesian Techniques James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

2008 – Quebec City

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Fundamental Underwater Acoustics And Bottom-Interacting Shallow Water Acoustic Bill Carey Boston University
Airborne Hyperspectral Imaging Herb Ripley Hyperspectral Imaging Limited
Applied Model-Based Signal Processing: Classical, Modern and Bayesian Techniques James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Design of Synthetic Aperture Sonar Systems for High Resolution Seabed Imaging Marc Pinto NATO Saclant Undersea Research Center
Array Processing and Beamforming Dr. Christophe Sintes Ecole Nationale des Telecommuncations, France
Synthetic Aperture SONAR Image Despeckling Dr. Philippe Courmontagne Provence Materials and Microelectronics Laboratory, CNRS, France
Sensors Technology – Atmospheric Effects on Visible and Infra-Red Imaging in Marine Environments Denis Dion Defence Research & Development Valcartier (DRDC Valcartier)
AUV Technology and Application Basics William . J Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

2008 – Kobe

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Kuroko-type Seafloor Hydrothermal DepositMining – The Geology, Technology, Environment, and Economy Prof. Steven Scott,Dr. T. Yamazaki, Dr.Justin Baulch Univ. of Toronto, Canada; Natl. Inst. ofAIST, Tsukuba, Japan; Exploration for Nautilus Minerals
Introductory Course of Adaptive Management for Urban Wetland Restoration Dr. Keita Furukawa National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan
Metholodogy for offshore wind source assessment Prof. K. Kozai, Dr. T. Ohsawa, Dr. C. Bay Hasager Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
AUV Technology and Application Basics William . J Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

2007 – Vancouver

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
AUV Technology and Application Basics William . J Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images Jon Preston University of British Columbia
Signal Processing Methods for Underwater Acoustic Communications Milica Stojanovic, Lee Freitag Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Workshop on Airborne Hyperspectral Imaging Herb Ripley Hyperspectral Imaging Limited
Sonar Signal / Image Processing and Communication John Gann Chesapeake Tehcnology, Inc.
High-Frequency Over-The-Horizon Radar Applications in Oceanography Klaus-Werner Gurgel University Of Hamburg
End User Applications of Underwater Cable and Connectors 1. Rosenthal, K. Hardy; Peters, A. Gardner Ocean Innovations, Deep Sea Power and Light, Falmat, Impulse Enterprises
Bayesian Signal Processing James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Signal Waveform Design for Underwater Acoustic Communication Charalampos Tsimenidis, Bayan Sharif Newcastle University

2007 – Aberdeen

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Wave and Tide Farming Ian Bryden University of Edinburgh
Lander and Floater Design Phil Bagley University of Aberdeen
Marine Optics Alex Cunningham University of Strathclyde
Signal Waveform Design for Underwater Acoustic Communication Charalampos Tsimenidis, Bayan Sharif Newcastle University
Bottom-Interacting Shallow Water Acoustics Bill Carey, Allan Pierce Boston University/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Satellite Communications and Location for Ocean Platforms David Meldrums Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban
Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves through Seawater Jim Lucas University of Liverpool
Synthetic Aperature Sonar and Target Recognition Hugh Griffiths Cranfield University
Bayesian Signal Processing James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Introduction to Underwater Acoustics with Particular Reference to Environmental Impact Assessment Rodney Coates Seiche Ltd., Anglesey Scotland
Interferametric Swath Survey Design Matt Geen Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd.

2006 – Boston

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Design of Synthetic Aperture Sonar System for High Resolution Seabed Imaging Marc Pinto NATO Saclant Undersea Research Center
AUV Technology and Application Basics William . J Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Matlab Tools for Processing Data from Acoustic Doppler Current Meters Deployed on Deep Water Moorings Bruce Andrews, Bruce Magnell Woods Hole Group
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images Jon Preston University of British Columbia
Workshop on Airborne Hyperspectral Imaging Herb Ripley Hyperspectral Imaging Limited
Signal Processing Methods for Underwater Acoustic Communications Milica Stojanovic, Lee Freitag Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2006 – Singapore

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Environmental Ocean Acoustics Henrik Schmidt Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Signal and Array Processing William Kuperman Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Design of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Tamaki Ura University of Tokyo
Time Reversal Acoustics Mathias Fink Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI), France
Signal Processing Methods for Underwater Acoustic Communications Milica Stojanovic, Lee Freitag Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Multiple Target Tracking Darko Musicki University of Melbourne

2005 – Washington, D.C.

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Applied Model-based Signal Processing James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Fundamentals of Geodesy as Applicable to GPS Surveying Muneendra Kumar, Francis W. Derby Montgomery Village, MD and Penn State University, Wilkes-Barre campus
Systems Engineering with Wave, Wind and Ocean Currents Data Sean M. Kery Oceaneering International
AUV Technology and Application Basics William . J Kirkwood Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images Jon Preston University of British Columbia
Environmental Investigations at the Seafloor Using Optical and Acoustic Sensors Anders Tengberg Goteborg University
Hydrodynamics, Dynamics and Control of UUVs Dr. Douglas E. Humphreys Vehicle Control Technologies, Inc.
Subsurface Wave Measurements Atle Lohrmann, Torstein Pedersen Nortek USA, Nortek AS

2005 – Brest

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Acoustic Time Reversal – Theory Mathias Fink Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI), France
Acoustic Time Reversal – Marine Applications William Kuperman Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Development of a Marine GIS Christopher Gold University of Glamorgan, UK
Environment-referred Navigation and Guidance of Autonomous Underwater Platforms Maria Joao Rendas Laboratoire I3S, USNA-CNRS, France
Propagation of EM Waves through Seawater Ahmed Al-Shamma’a University of Liverpool, UK
Applied Model-based Signal Processing James Candy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

2004

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Environmental Investigations at the Seafloor Using Optical and Acoustic Sensors on “Bottom Landers” Anders Tengberg Goteborg University
AUV Technology and Application Basics William Kirkwood Mark Sibenac Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Monitoring Methods and Strategies by Using Automated Systems Friedhelm Schroeder GKSS Research Centre
Acoustic Seabed Classification with Multibeam and Sidescan Images Jon Preston University of British Columbia
Synthetic Aperture Sonar Enson Chang Dynamics Technology, Inc.
Marine Geophysical Observations in Japan – From Active-Source Survey to Long Term Cabled Observatory Hitoshi Mikada Japan Marine Science and Technology Center
High Resolution Mapping of the Seabed Donald M. Hussong Fugro Seafloor Surveys, Inc.
Methane Hydrate –Utilization as an Energy Resource Tetsuo Yamazaki Japan National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

2003

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Synthetic Aperture Sonar Marc Pinto NATO SACLANT Center
Synthetic Aperture Sonar2: Applications Dr. Edson Chang Dynamic Technology, Inc
Efficient Use of ADCPs from Moving Vessels Darryl Symonds, Jim Rogers RD Instruments
Mastering Moored ADCPs: Current and Waves Paul Devine, Dr. Peter Spain RD Instruments
Fiber Optic Design Principles Mike Brininstool FIBER TECH
Side Scan Sonar Workshop Garry Kozak Klein Associates
Introduction to Marine Corrosion Engineering James E.Jenkins CORMAT, Inc.
Qualitative and Quantitative Visualization Techniques for Lab and Field Applications Dr. Peter H.-T. Liu Omax Corporation
AUV Technology and Application Basics William Kirkwood, Mark Sibenac, Hans Thomas, Dr. James Bellingham MBARI (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)
Introduction to Seafloor Geotechnical Engineering Properties Herb Herrmann NFESC (N— F— E— S— C—)
Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks Ken Arnold Wireless Innovation , Inc.
Battery Systems: Primary and Secondary Cells Ken Arnold Wireless Innovation , Inc.
Underwater Optical Imaging: Theory and Practice Dr. Jules Jaffe Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Target Classification Architectures: The Class-Specific Method Dr. Paul Baggenstoss NUWC (Naval Undersea Weapons Center)
Practical Analog and Digital Control System Design Barry L. Dorr Dorr Engineering

2002

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Introduction To Seafloor Geotechnical Engineering Mr. Herb Herrmann, P.E. US NAVY, NFESC
Qualitative and Quantitative Visualization Techniques for Laboratory and Field Applications (Peter) H.-T. Liu, Ph.D. QUEST INTEGRATED INC
Marine Applications of Remote Sensing Richard Crout Center for Higher Learning (CHL) at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM)
Communication Networks for Measurement Systems John Walrod Planning Systems Inc., Slidel, MS
Applications of GPS in Marine Navigation and Hydrographic Surveying Ahmed El-Rabbany Assistant Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
Introduction to Marine Corrosion Engineering Jim Jenkins CORMAT, Inc
Modern Spectral Estimation Techniques in Digital Signal Processing: Temporal and Spatial James V. Candy Chief Scientist for Engineering and Director, Center for Advanced Signal & Image Sciences, University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

2001

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Life Raft and Emergency Distress Signal Training Dr Robert N. Yonover & Lt. Com Ed McCauley (USCG, ret.) McCauley: Liftraft & Marine Safety Equip. Inc owner and operator
Synthetic Aperture Sonar – Part 1 Dr. Marc Pinto & Dr.Enson Chang NATO SACLANT Centre, Dynamic Technology, Inc
Synthetic Aperture Sonar – Part 2 Dr. Enson Chang Dynamic Technology, Inc
Introduction to Marine Corrosion Engineering Jim Jenkins CORMAT, Inc
Applied Digital Signal Processing in Acoustics Dr. James Candy Chief Scientist for Engineering and Director, Center for Advanced Signal & Image Sciences, University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
New technological Development for Undersea Exploration Thomas K. Dettweiler Exec. Vice president, Nauticos Corp.
Ocean Acoustics William A. Kuperman, Michael B. Porter & Henrik Schmidt Kuperman: Prof & Director, Marine Physical Lab, Scripps Inst of Oceano, UCSD, Porter: Science Applications International Corp, Schmidt: Prof, Dept Ocean Engrg, MIT
Hydrodynamics, Dynamics and Control of AUV’s Dr. Douglas E. Humphreys President & Senior Design Engr, Vehicle Control Technologies, Inc.
New Developments in Electronic Navigation Dr. Lee Alexander Assoc. Res. Prof, Ctr for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, Univ. NH; Adj Prof, Marine Science, Univ. So Miss; & Director, Amer. Forum for Electronic Chart Technology (AFFECT)

2000

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Ocean Acoustics William A. Kuperman, Michael B. Porter & Henrik Schmidt 1-MPL, Scripps Inst. Of Oceano; 2- SAIC; 3-Dept OE, MIT
Technological Forecasting for Competitive Technology Intelligence Richard P. Mignogna President, Technology/Engineering Management, Inc.
A Practical Law Primer for Ocean Science and Technology Richard T. Tobol Columbus-America Discovery Group and Prof of Law, U. of Dayton Law School
Model-Based Ocean Acoustic Signal Processing Edmund J. Sullivan & James V. Candy 1-Physics & Technology Division, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI; 2-Ctr for Advanced Signal & Image Sciences, U. Cal, Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab
Hydrodynamics, Dynamics and Control of Undersea Vehicles Douglas E. Humphreys Vehicle Control Technologies, Inc.
A Systematic Approach to Redundant and Fault Tolerant System Design Philip Babcock Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc

1999

Tutorial Instructor Instructor Company
Adaptive Equalization for High Speed Underwater Data Communictions Dr. Milica Stojanovic & Lee Freitag Northeastern Univ & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Principles and Applicatons of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Dr. Barton Huxtable User Systems, Inc.
Re-Engineereing University-Level Marine Science Education Dr. Frank Hughes The Boeing Company
Computation Intelligence: Theory and Applications in Ocean Surveillance Bill Porto Natural Selection, Inc.
Introduction to Technological Forecasting and Competitive Technology Intelligence Dr. Richard Mignogna Technology/Engineering Management, Inc
Understanding Technological Forecasting and Competitive Technology Intelligence Methods – Part 2 Dr. Richard Mignogna Technology/Engineering Management, Inc
Understanding and Using SAR Imagery of the Marine Environment Dr. John Apel Global Ocean Associates
Onboard Acoustic Sensors Fredrick Maltz Consultant

1998

Tutorial Title Instructor Instructor Company
Approximate methods in light scattering media optics A. Kokhanovsky Inst.of Particle Technology and Environmental Engineering, Clausthal Tech. University-GERMANY
Maritime Positioning and Navigation Using Satellites G. W. Hein Institute of Geodesy & Navigation of the University FAF Munich – GERMANY
New Approaches in Optimization of Space- Time Signal Processing in Hydroacoustics I.I. Gorban Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems- Kiev -UKRAINE
Environmental information for the management of the coastal zone J. Denis Laboratoire Côtier, Ifremer Toulon- FRANCE
Implementation of Adaptive & Synthetic Aperture Processing Schemes in Integrated Active Passive/Sonars with Multidimensional Arrays of Sensors S. Stergiopoulos Defense & Civil institute of environmental Medicine – CANADA
Underwater Machine Vision: 3D Scene Reconstruction from Underwater Video Imagery S. Negandaripour Dept. Electrical & Computer Engineering , University of Miami -USA
Modeling in shallow water acoustics B. Katsnelson Voronezh State University – RUSSIA
Classification: Goals, techniques and applications to acoustic signals A. Lemer / F. Ywanne Thomson Marconi Sonar SAS- FRANCE