Projects

Trustable Autonomy

Developing Assured and Trusted Autonomy

Human Machine Teamwork with Explainable AI

Human Autonomy Teamwork and Explainable AI

Social, Legal, Moral Autonomy

Social Barriers, Acceptance and Impact

Improving Social Medicine with Autonomy

Trustable autonomy

Model Based Programming Languages

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Meyer Millman, Computer Engineering

NASA collaborator(s): Michel Ingham and Klaus Havelund, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Kyle Dewey, Computer Science

Enabling the Development of Perception Capability for Autonomous Urban Air Mobility Platforms

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Ridge Tejuco, Computer Engineering

NASA collaborator(s): Shaun McWherter, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-I: Ashley Geng, Electrical and Computer Engineering

SERL: Compact Autonomous Exploratory Search and Rescue Rover (CAESARR)

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Kiet Phan and Francisco Oropeza, Mechanical Engineering

NASA collaborator(s): Jean-Pierre de la Croix, JPL

CSUN CO-Is: Amiel Hartman and Nhut Ho, Mechanical Engineering

Human Machine Teamwork with Explainable AI

Expandable Variable-Autonomy Architecture (EVAA) Operator Design

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Kayla Mesina and Ashley Santiago, Art + Design

NASA collaborator(s): Mark Skoog, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-I: Joe Bautista, Art + Design

DARPA Subterrenean (SubT) Challenge

Status: Completed

Fellow(s): Andila Wijekulasuriya, Art + Design

NASA collaborator(s):Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Joe Bautista, Art + Design

Organizing Teamwork: Understanding Operator and Multiple-Robot Team Performance

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Adisa Ptah and Eric McCoy, Applied Behavior Analysis

NASA collaborator(s): Amir Rahmani, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Ellie Kazemi, Psychology

Extending the NASA-Task Load Index (TLX) for Human Autonomy Teaming

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Eric McCoy and Adisa Ptah, Applied Behavior Analysis

NASA collaborator(s): Amir Rahmani, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Ellie Kazemi, Psychology

Visualization of Hierarchical State Machines (HSMs) in a Multi-Agent Context

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Gage Aschenbrenner, Computer Science

NASA collaborator(s): Scott Davidoff and Frederico Rossi, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Li Liu, Computer Science

Integration of Expandable Variable-Autonomy Architecture (EVAA) in Trustworthy and Scalable Autonomous Systems

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Sarkis  Mikaelian, Computer Science

NASA collaborator(s): Mark Skoog and Nelson Brown, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-Is: Li Liu, Computer Science and Nhut Ho, Mechanical Engineering

Social, Legal, Moral Autonomy

Designing ARCS to Facilitate STEAHM Convergence Research

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Ashley Santiago and Kayla Mesina, Art + Design

CSUN CO-I: Joe Bautista, Art + Design

Toward a Moral Compass Model: Ethics and Automation

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Malik Campbell, Biology and Alyssa Kim, Mechanical Engineering

NASA collaborator(s):Mark Skoog, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-I: Gina Masequesmay, Asian American Studies

Team Culture and Communication at NASA’s JPL

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Neil Thompsett and Michael Baumgarten, Anthropology

NASA collaborator(s): John Day, JPL and Nelson Brown, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-I: Suzanne Scheld, Anthropology (Chair)

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in the National Air Space (NAS): Public Acceptance and Risk Perception

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Nathan Romine, Urban Planning and Jessica Steiner, Anthropology

NASA collaborator(s): Mark Skoog, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-I: Kevin Zemlicka, Academic Advisement, Anthropology & Psychology

IMPROVING SOCIAL MEDICINE WITH AUTONOMY

Holistic Social-Technological
Solutions for Diabetes Comorbidities

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Lianna Khachikyan, Helina Mekonnen, Elizabeth Perez

Medtronic Advisor(s): Dr. Rebecca Gottlieb

CSUN CO-Is: Nhut Ho, Michael Kabo, Li Liu, Kevin Zemlicka

California State University, Northridge
NASA
JPL