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The AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (ISTC) is concerned with the application of Intelligent System (IS) technologies and methods to aerospace systems, the verification and validation of these systems, and the education of the AIAA membership in the use of IS technologies in aerospace and other technical disciplines.

 Welcome To the ISTC

ISTC Focus: Commercial and military aerospace systems, and those ground systems that are part of test, development, or operations of aerospace systems. Technologies which enable safe and reliable operation of complex aerospace systems or sub-systems with minimal or no human intervention (autonomy), or collaborative synthetic-human agent teams are of interest. These include, but are not limited to: autonomous and expert systems, discrete planning/scheduling algorithms, intelligent data/image processing, learning and adaptive techniques, data fusion and reasoning, and knowledge engineering.

Members of the ISTC have experience in developing and managing aerospace systems involving knowledge engineering, knowledge acquisition, verification/validation of knowledge based systems, neural networks, and expert systems, as well as the use of artificial intelligence concepts/techniques to support natural language interfaces, image understanding, planning/scheduling, and data fusion.


2018 Intelligent Systems Workshop -- Aerospace Corporate HQ, August 7-9 
by Dr Catharine L McGhan
 1/10/2018 8:56 AM
2017 Intelligent Systems Workshop -- University of Michigan, July 26-27 
by Dr Catharine L McGhan
 1/10/2018 8:46 AM
ISTC Members Selected for AIAA Fellow, Associate Fellow 
by Joshua Harris
 2/3/2017 11:27 AM
Roadmap for Intelligent Systems in Aerospace Released 
by Joshua Harris
 1/14/2017 2:02 PM
2016 Intelligent Systems Workshop -- NASA Langley, Aug. 3-5 
by Dr Catharine L McGhan
 10/11/2016 5:38 PM
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 Chair Information

David Casbeer
Affiliation :Air Force Reseach Laboratory

 ISTC Officers

Chair:  Nhan Nguyen

Secretary:  Nick Ernest


 ISTC Gallery

ISTC Visits NASA Stennis Space Center in Sep 2010 engine9/9/2010 12:00 PM
Thumbnail TC field trip to JPL7/15/2008 12:00 AM
Steve Chien is the very first recipient of the AIAA Intelligent Systems Award, given at the 2011 Infotech@Aerospace conference in St. Louis. 

At right: Information Systems Group Director Jim Neidhoefer.

At left: Infotech general chair, John Moore. Steve Chien receiving 2011 AIAA Intelligent Systems Award3/31/2011 12:00 AM

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