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Automation and Controls Symposium 2007 - Agenda

Day 1 - Monday, December 10, 2007

Time Activity Description
0700 Registration Open
0730 - 0830 Authors' Breakfast
0830 - 0930 Plenary Session
* Welcome
Dave Cartes, Symposium Chairman
*Introduction of Speaker:
Kathleen Hinton, Senior Vice President, ASNE
Keynote Speaker
Dr. William "Bill" Luebke, NAVSEA 05Z
0930 - 0945 Break
0945 - 1145 Invited Panel Session - Fundamental S&T Trends for Naval Automation and Controls
Moderator: Anthony J. "Tony" Seman, III, Naval Machinery Systems Automation ONR 331
Dr. Francisco Maturana - Rockwell Automation R&D
Dave Cartes - Florida State University
Dr. Neil Weston - Georgia Tech University
David Scheidt - Johns Hopkins University APL
Dr. Oliver Bandte - Icosystems
1145 - 1315 Luncheon Speaker:Anthony J."Tony" Seman, III, Naval Machinery Systems Automation ONR 331
Luncheon sponsored byDRS Technologies, Commander Level Sponsor
1315 - 1445 Panel Session I
U.S. Navy/Coast Guard Program Manager Panel
Moderator:CAPT Joseph Konicki, USN - NAVSEA 05
CAPT Jim Syring, USN - DDG 1000 Program Manager
CAPT William Galinis, USN - LPD 17 Class Program Manager
Michael Tangora, USCG - Deputy Assistant Commandant for Acquisition, CG 9D
1445 - 1515 Break
1515 - 1715 Panel Session II
Navy Type Commander/ Requirements Panel
Moderator: CAPT Mary "Beth" Dexter, USN - SUPSHIP Gulf Coast
Mark McLean - NAVSEA 05Z5
CAPT Larry Baun, USN - N43 AIRLANT
CAPT Michael Wiegand, USN - Waterfront Operations Officer, SWRMC
LCDR Paul Colston, USN, Auxiliaries Officer, USSMakin Island(LHD 8)
Ron Spano, MARMC, Port Engineer, USSMesa Verde(LPD 19)
1715 - 1830 Reception sponsored byL-3 Communications Power & Control Systems


Day 2 - Tuesday, December 11, 2007 

Time Activity Description
07:00 - 08:00 Authors' Breakfast
08:00 - 09:30 Paper Session I

Track 1

Agent Based Control I


John Ykema

Track 2

IPS Design and Analysis


Charles Gallagher

Track 3

Survivable Computing


Antonio Samuel

Track 4

Shipboard Applications of Control I


John O'Brien


Dr. Francisco Maturana

Experience in Developing Agent-based Control Technology for Shipboard Automation Systems

Paper 52


CAPT Joe Konicki, USN

Open Architecture Approach for the Next Generation Integrated Power System

Paper 9

Antonio Samuel

DDG 1000 Resource Management Capability for Distributed Computing Environments

Paper 51

Michael Andrus

Controls for Minimizing Ship Power System Frequency Fluctuations through the Accessing of Propulsion Drive Train Inertia and Stored DC Link Energy

Paper 37

Daili Zhang

A Multi-Agent-Based Control System For the Integrated Engineering PlantPaper 20

Joey Duvall

A Real-Time Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Environment for a Ship Propulsion System

Paper 24

Ted Raitch

Survivable Computing Environment to Support Distributed Autonomic Automation

Paper 44

Dave Cartes

Z-Source Concept Applied to Active Filter

Paper 49

Richard Halpin

Propulsion Control on the DDG 51 Class: 16 Years of Lessons LearnedPaper 50

Qing Yu

Design, Modeling, and Simulation of Power Generation and Electric Propulsion System for IPS for All-Electric Ships

Paper 32

Torbjorn Skramstad

Software Fault Tolerance in Maritime Computer Systems

Paper 41

John Ykema

Survivable and Affordable Power Distibution System via Integrated Power Nodes

Paper 55

09:30 - 09:45 Break
09:45 - 11:15 Paper Session II

Track 1

Agent Based Control II


Karl Schoder

Track 2

Complex System Modeling I


Dave Cartes

Track 3

Data Networks I


Jay Nieto

Track 4

Shipboard Applications of Control II


Dave Stevenson

Yongchang Li

A Multi-Agent Autonomous Decision Making Process for Resource Allocation

Paper 19

Nathan Rolander

Rapid Simulation Development for Early Algorithm Verification

Paper 46

Scott Meier

Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System (GEDMS) - Supporting The Modernization Of Navy Combatants

Paper 4

Michael McLachlan

Underway Replenishment Control Systems

Paper 17

Karl Schoder

Systems Integration of Agent-Based Autonomous Reconfiguration

Paper 15

Andrea Jensenius

Qualitative Model-based Reasoning for Auxiliary Ship Systems

Paper 2

Richard Kahn

Control System Networks – Functionality beyond the Office LAN

Paper 25

Donald Longo

UNREP with Minimum Payload Pendulation in Random Sea States

Paper 3

Kai Huang

Reconfiguring Shipboard Power Systems Using Agents

Paper 45

Todd Benanzer

System-Level Design and Optimization of a UUV Using Integrated Path Planning and Component Sizing

Paper 26

Albert Manfredi

Twenty Five Years of Shipboard Control System Networks

Paper 11


John O'Brien

High-Order Control with Nonlinear Compensation for Rudder Roll Stabilization

Paper 34

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 14:00 Paper Session III

Track 1

Agent-Based Control III


Sanjeev Srivastava

Track 2

Complex System Modeling II


Frank Ferrese

Track 3

Data Networks II


Mischa Steurer


Track 4

Human Systems Integration


Yongchang Li

Ryan Downs

Design, Development and Deployment of Automated Distributed Control Systems on Active Navy Surface Combatants

Paper 39

Nairouz Bessem

Conceptual Design of an Scalable Object-Based Power Model Framework

Paper 28

Mike Roa

Industrial Ethernet Networks and Device Level / Field-bus Networks for Marine and Naval Applications

Paper 35

Andrew Sailor

HMI Development and Run Time tools to support US Navy’s Open Architecture Computing Environment (OACE) Standards and Guidelines

Paper 54

Yan Lu

Anti-Threat Mobile Agent-based Ship Freshwater Cooling System

Paper 33

Kyungjin Moon

A Method for Speeding up the Time-Domain Simulation of a Complex System Using Surrogate Modeling Technique

Paper 22

Jeremy Bryant

Implementing Ethernet in Shipboard Control Systems

Paper 57

Harold Nelson

Smart Alarm Processing System

Paper 47

Ken Logan

Introducing Machine Intelligence for Component Level Health Monitoring in Future Shipboard DistributedControl Systems

Paper 30

Kim Yee / Javier Trelles

Fire and Smoke Spread Modeling to Support Damage Control Assessment and Decision Making in Shipboard Environments

Paper 29

Donald Longo

Energy Harvester Power Management for Wireless Sensor Network

Paper 13

Paul Moore

Navy Human Computer Interface (HCI) Design Principles and Processes

Paper 31

14:00 - 14:15 Break
14:15 - 15:45 Paper Session IV

Track 1

IPS System Simulation


Oliver Bandte

Track 2

Complex System Modeling III


Michael Golda

Track 3

Maintenance Planning and Monitoring



Track 4

Open System Architectures/Enterprise IT


Henry Cook

Hymiar Hamilton

An Approach to Simulating DC faults in a Naval LVDC Shipboard Power System Using Simulink

Paper 27

Michael Balchanos

Multi-Physics Time-Variant First-Order Model Integration of Complex Systems

Paper 10

Mike Johnson

Remote Condition Monitoring Using Integrated Technologies

Paper 1

Vittorio Giuffra

Open Systems Architectures

Paper 7


Yan Pan

Considerations on Fault Location in Ungrounded DC Shipboard Power Distribution Systems

Paper 40

Dave Cartes

Real Time Implementation of Particle Swarm Optimization Approach for PMSM Parameter Identification

Paper 48

Meera Venkatesh

A Model-based Reasoning Framework For Condition Based Maintenance and Distance Support

Paper 38

Oliver Haller

Simulation Based Training for the Modern Day Mariner

Paper 5

Oliver Bandte

New approaches to control system performance evaluation and design – a firemain example

Paper 23

Tim Chiocchio

Towards Understanding the Electric-Thermal System Interactions during a Cold Iron Start on a Notional Shipboard Power System

Paper 36

Will Crespo

A COTS Integration of Complex Legacy Reliability Testing System

Paper 58


Kevin Russell

Generic Analysis Based Integrated System Problem Decomposition and High Level Architecture Design

Paper 42

No tours are planned, but information packets are available at registration.