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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Andrew Newman is a member of the APL Principal Professional Staff and Assistant Supervisor of the Weapon and Targeting Systems Group. He has 25 years experience with industry, consulting, and academia in data fusion, automatic control, optimization, physical-mathematical modeling, systems analysis, and software development; including 13 years experience with DoD advanced research programs in analysis, planning, control, and data fusion for C4ISR systems. Since joining JHU/APL in 2003, he has led or been a major contributor on a wide variety of projects in sensor and data fusion, target tracking, and dynamic platform and sensor resource management applied to ground, space, and maritime surveillance. Dr. Newman won the JHU/APL Hart Prize in 2006 for excellence in IRAD in the development category. Previously, he worked for ALPHATECH, Inc. of Arlington, VA, where he developed optimization and control algorithms for ISR resource management in support of several DARPA and AFRL research programs. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (1987), a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia (1992), and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland (1999).


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Target Tracking
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“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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