NSRC Industry Day 2006, held on Tuesday, October 17th, was a great success. Over 30 representatives from 17 companies from industry and government were in attendance. The day included keynote talks by John Eicke of ARL and Dr. Douglas Maughan of DHS, a presentation by Dean of the College of Engineering David Wormley, faculty presentations, and over 30 student posters. Links to the talks and posters can be found below.

Monday, October 16

• 6:30-9:00 PM - Reception, The Atherton Hotel

Tuesday, October 17

HUB Auditorium

• 8:30-8:35 - Welcome - Thomas La Porta, Director, NSRC

• 8:35-9:00 - David Wormley, Dean, College of Engineering

• 9:00-10:00 - John Eicke, Chief of Signal & Image Processing Division, Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
    Since 1999, Mr. John Eicke has been the Chief of the Signal & Image Processing Division at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. He received his BSEE in 1976 and his MSEE degree in 1981 from the University of Maryland. He Began his career as an electronics engineer at the Harry Diamond Laboratories which became part of the U.S. Army Research laboratory in 1992. Mr. Eicke currently leads the ARL efforts in sensors for autonomous sensing operations, including image understanding, acoustic sensing and other non-imaging sensing and unattended ground sensor programs.

• 10:00-10:30 - Break

• 10:30-11:30 - Doug Maughan, Program Manager, Cyber Security R&D, Department of Homeland Security
    Dr. Douglas Maughan is a Program Manager in Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) within the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Dr. Maughan is directing the Cyber Security Research and Development activities at HSARPA. Prior to his appointment at DHS, Dr. Maughan was a Program Manager in the Advanced Technology Office (ATO) of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Virginia. His research interests and related programs were in the areas of networking and information assurance. Prior to his appointment at DARPA, Dr. Maughan worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) as a senior computer scientist and led several research teams performing network security research. Dr. Maughan received Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science and Applied Statistics from Utah State University, a Masters degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

• 11:30-12:00 - Thomas La Porta, Director, NSRC

Information Sciences and Technology Building

• 12:00-4:00 - Lunch, Posters, Demos (see list below)

• 2:30-4:00 - Faculty Talks (in parallel)



A pdf of the agenda can be found here.