In this Wednesday’s “Tech Talk,” Keith Hammack Jr., deputy manager for the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Maneuver Thrust, will talk about giving autonomous vehicles a greater ability to sense and interpret their environment.
If you’ve got questions, Keith’s got answers! Make sure to get questions to Keith by Wednesday, Sept 22, at 11am eastern! Post your questions leading up to or during the event, and he’ll answer as many as possible. We’ll bring you a full recap here on the Armed with Science blog.
Previously deployed as a combat company commander with the U.S. Army, Hammack today manages research programs in ground vehicle autonomy, fuel efficiency, mobile power, mobility, and survivability for the Marine Corps, Naval Expeditionary Combat Command and Naval Special Warfare Command.
ONR’s Tech Talks is an eight-week series of open, interactive question-and-answer sessions on Facebook. These online events will highlight research areas being funded as part of the 2010 Chief of Naval Research Challenge this fall. In 30-minute sessions hosted weekly on Wednesdays, ONR subject matter experts will answer questions submitted by general audiences on Facebook and Twitter.