Invited Talks


Visible to the public NSF 2014 Transportation CPS Workshop Session II: Aviation

Parimal Kopardekar (PK) serves as the Manager of the NASA's NextGen Concepts and Technology Development Project. He has published more than 40 articles. He enjoys initiating new concepts and technology ideas that increase airspace capacity and throughput, reduce delays, and reduce the total cost of air transportation. He is recipient of numerous NASA awards including Outstanding Leadership Medal and Engineer of the Year. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering and Bachelor's degree in Production Engineering.


Visible to the public CPS Challenges in NextGen Aviation

Hamsa Balakrishnan is an Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University in April 2006. Dr. Balakrishnan received her B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) in 2000 and an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University in 2002.