Technical Seminar Series


  1. On-Board Manufacturing for HOME Smart Habitats: State-of-the-Art and New Process Development
    Presented by: Dr. Alaa Elwany, January 14, 2021
  2. Designing Toward Self-Reliant Space Habitats
    Presented by: Dr. Dave Klaus, Ms. Sophia Zaccarine, Mr. Patrick Pischulti, Ms. Annika Rollock, January 28, 2021


  1. Hybrid Sensor Networks Optimization: Collaborative Static Sensor Allocation and Mobile Sensor Path Planning & Sensor placement optimization: An integrated combinatorial and reduced order model approach
    Presented by: Dr. Joseph Saleh, Yanjie Guo, Zhaoyi Xu, February 11, 2021
  2. AI-assisted Explainable Anomaly Response: A Formal and Causal Perspective
    Presented by: Dr. Zhaodan Kong, February 25, 2021


  1. NASA Platform for Autonomous Systems (NPAS)
    Presented by: Fernando Figueroa, Ph.D., March 4, 2021
  2. Generalization Insertion Learning for Autonomous Repair
    Presented by: Eric Liu and Dr. Stephen Balakirsky, March 11, 2021
  3. The NASA MMPACT Project – Autonomous Construction of Infrastructure on the Lunar Surface
    Presented by: Dr. Corky Clinton, March 18, 2021


  1. HOME Research Thrust 1: Context and Criteria for Incorporating Smart Systems into a Deep Space Habitat
    Presented by: Dr. David Klaus, May 14, 2020
  2. HOME Research Thrust 2: SmartHab Self-Awareness
    Presented by: Dr. Nagi Gebraeel, May 28, 2020


  1. HOME Research Thrust 3: Humans as a Critical Link in the Smart Spacecraft Architecture
    Presented by: Dr. Allie Anderson, June 11, 2020
  2. HOME Research Thrust 4: Self Sufficiency
    Presented by: Dr. Steve Smith, June 25, 2020


  1. Aligning and Evaluating Applications of Smart Systems for a Deep Space Habitat
    Presented by: Dr. David Klaus, August 20, 2020


  1. Advances in Predictive Modeling with Aspirations for HOME
    Presented by: Dr. Nagi Gebraeel, September 3, 2020
  2. Digital Twin Technologies in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facility Management Industry and Their Potential Applications in Space Habitats
    Presented by: Drs.  Burcu Akinci and Mario Berges, September 17, 2020


  1. The State-of-the-Art of Adaptive Autonomous Systems for Human-Autonomy Teams and their Application to Space Habitats
    Presented by: Dr. Torin Clark, October 3, 2020
  2. Gateway Intravehicular Robotics (IVR) Overview
    Presented by: Ken Ruta, October 12, 2020
  3. Planning and Simulation of Autonomous (and Semi-autonomous) Spacecraft Operations: Year 2 Directions
    Presented by: Dr. Stephen Robinson, October 15, 2020
  4. Investigate Living and Working Spaces: Keep the crew alive, healthy, happy and productive
    Presented by: Dr. Hazel Edwards, October 29, 2020


  1. NASA’s ISAAC Project - Robotic Caretaking for Future Exploration Vehicles
    Presented by: Dr. Trey Smith, November 5, 2020
  2. Astronaut Panel: Maintenance and Repair of Spacecraft
    Presented by: Daniel Burbank, Alvin Drew, Dr. Garrett Reisman, Dr. Steven Robinson, and Dr. Nicole Stott, November 19, 2020


  1. An Autonomous Robotics Perspective for Human-Autonomy Teaming
    Presented by: Dr. Sanjay Joshi, December 10, 2020