Technical conferences for Defense + Commercial Sensing

Cutting-edge topics in sensors, infrared, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, lidar, and autonomous systems

2022 Call for papers is open

  • Infrared imaging systems
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning for security and defense applications
  • Autonomous sensing systems and vehicles
  • Multi-domain operations
  • Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging
  • Target detection and pattern recognition

Review conferences by track, each highlighting a core technology areas


Materials and devices

Papers that showcase IR materials, image sensors, photon counting, energy harvesting, and quantum technologies. The applications include wearables, cybersecurity, information processing, energy storage, and drones.

Imaging and analytics

Papers on spectral imaging, computational image processing, metrology, and 3D imaging. Papers include applications in security and defense, climate monitoring, big data, deep learning, machine vision, target detection, and tracking.

Advanced sensing and imaging

Research on fiber optic sensors, radar, laser radar, IR technologies and thermal imaging. Applications include security, structural sensing and health monitoring, non-destructive inspection, tracking, and ranging.

Next-generation sensor systems and applications

Papers that highlight cutting-edge research focused on emerging technologies for specific applications such as autonomous systems, CBRNE, agriculture and food safety, CPS/IoT, and more.

Defense + Commercial Sensing 2022 Symposium Chairs


Augustus Fountain III

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of South Carolina (USA)

Teresa Pace

Fellow, Integrated Mission Systems, L3Harris (USA)

Defense + Commercial Sensing 2022 Track Chairs


Materials and Devices
Mark Itzler, Argo AI, LLC (USA)

Imaging and Analytics
David Messinger, Rochester Institute of Technology (USA)

Next-Generation Sensor Systems and Applications
Tien Pham, US Army Research Lab.(USA)

Advanced Sensing and Imaging
Tien Pham, Ann Marie Raynal, Sandia National Labs.(USA)

Defense + Commercial Sensing 2022 Conference Chairs


Sos S. Agaian, College of Staten Island (USA)
Fauzia Ahmad, Temple Univ. (USA)
Mohammad S. Alam, Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville (USA)
Bjørn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
Vijayan K. Asari, Univ. of Dayton (USA)
Amit Ashok, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (USA)
Theresa Axenson, Government of the United States (USA)
Sachidananda R. Babu, NASA Earth Science Technology Office (USA)
Palani Balaya, National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)
Tonny Benschop, Thales Cryogenics B.V. (Netherlands)
Joshua C. Bienfang, National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA)
Steven S. Bishop, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (USA)
Erik P. Blasch, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)
Misty Blowers, U.S. Marine Corps and Datalytica, LLC (USA)
Matthias F. Carlsohn, Computer Vision and Image Communication at Bremen (Germany)
Artur Carnicer, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Genshe Chen, Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc. (USA)
David Chenault, Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc. (USA)
Byoung-Kwan Cho, Chungnam National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Richard A. Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting, LLC (USA)
Brian Cullum, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County (USA)
Naresh Das, CCDC Army Research Lab. (USA)
Venkateswara R. Dasari, U.S. Army Research Lab. (USA)
Stephen P. DelMarco, BAE Systems (USA)
Mark S. Dennison, U.S. Army Research Lab. (USA)
Nibir K. Dhar, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (USA)
Eric Donkor, Univ. of Connecticut (USA)
Mark Dubinskii, CCDC Army Research Lab. (USA)
Michael C. Dudzik, IQM Research Institute (USA)
Achyut K. Dutta, Banpil Photonics, Inc. (USA)
Gabe F. Fulop, Maxtech International, Inc. (USA)
Frederick D. Garber, Wright State Univ. (USA)
Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (USA)
Joel A. Greenberg, Duke Univ. (USA)
Lawrence Grimes, Joint Directed Energy Transition Office (USA)
Jason A. Guicheteau, CCDC Chemical Biological Ctr. (USA)
David Haefner, U.S. Army Combat Capablilities Development Command C5ISR (USA)
Russell Hall, Zel Technologies, LLC (USA)
Riad I. Hammoud, TuSimple Inc. (USA)
Kevin G. Harding, Optical Metrology Solutions (USA)
Joshua D. Harguess, The MITRE Corp. (USA)
Michael J. Hayduk, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)
Gerald C. Holst, JCD Publishing (USA)
Will Hou, ONR Global (Singapore)
Chris R. Howle, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
Jae-Sang Hyun, Orbbec 3D Technology International, Inc. (USA)
Jason C. Isaacs, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. Panama City Div. (USA)
Mark A. Itzler, Argo AI, LLC (USA)
Stephen Jameson, BAE Systems, FAST Labs (USA)
Bahram Javidi, Univ. of Connecticut (USA)
Ivan Kadar, Interlink Systems Sciences, Inc. (USA)
Gary W. Kamerman, FastMetrix Industries, LLC (USA)
Nasser Kehtarnavaz, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (USA)
Douglas Kiehl, Eli Lilly and Co. (USA)
Moon S. Kim, USDA Agricultural Research Service (USA)
Carl Kirkconnell, West Coast Solutions (USA)
David Krum, California State Univ., Los Angeles (USA)
Meredith K. Kupinski, The Univ. of Arizona (USA)
Robert A. Lieberman, Lumoptix, LLC (USA)
Abhijit Mahalanobis, Univ. of Central Florida (USA)
Peter Marasco, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)
Panos Markopoulos, Rochester Institute of Technology (USA)
Manuel Martínez-Corral, Univ. de València (Spain)
K. Alex McIntosh, MIT Lincoln Lab. (USA)
Eric McLamore, Univ. of Florida (USA)
Arantza Mendioroz, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
David W. Messinger, Rochester Institute of Technology (USA)
Paul L. Muench, U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Ctr. (USA)
Hoa G. Nguyen, Office of Naval Research Global (USA)
John F. O'Hara, Oklahoma State Univ. (USA)
Bing Ouyang, Florida Atlantic Univ. (USA)
Timothy L. Overman, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (USA)
Kannappan Palaniappan, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia (USA)
Jonathan C. Petruccelli, Univ. at Albany (USA)
Khanh D. Pham, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)
Tien Pham, CCDC Army Research Lab. (USA)
Chrysanthe Preza, The Univ. of Memphis (USA)
Luisa T. M. Profeta, Rigaku Analytical Devices (USA)
Kenneth I. Ranney, U.S. Army Research Lab. (USA)
Ann M. Raynal, Sandia National Labs. (USA)
Duncan Robertson, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Glen Sanders, Honeywell Technology (USA)
Jack N. Sanders-Reed, Image & Video Exploitation Technologies, LLC (USA)
Jasbinder S. Sanghera, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (USA)
Ingrid U. Scheel, Multnomah Falls Research LLC (USA)
Gunasekaran Seetharaman, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (USA)
Brian Skibba, U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Ctr. (USA)
Latasha Solomon, CCDC Army Research Lab. (USA)
Adrian Stern, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Raja Suresh, General Dynamics Mission Systems (USA)
Lei Tian, Boston Univ. (USA)
Alfonso F. Torres-Rua, Utah State Univ. (USA)
Monte D. Turner, U.S. Air Force (USA)
Eric Udd, Columbia Gorge Research (USA)
Miguel Velez-Reyes, The Univ. of Texas at El Paso (USA)
Jay Vizgaitis, optX imaging systems (USA)
David A. Wikner, U.S. Army Research Lab. (USA)
Edmund G. Zelnio, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)
Song Zhang, Purdue Univ. (USA)
Lucy Zheng, Institute for Defense Analyses (USA)