Adrian Stoica serves a Senior Research Scientist and Manager of Advanced Robotic Controls at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology. He has 24 years of R&D experience and project leadership. During the last 14 years at JPL, he has introduced/pioneered new concepts/technologies in several domains, relevant for this talk being his contributions to security (survivable electronics, polymorphic electronics, cognitive antitamper techniques, and shadow biometrics) and robotics (learning arm movements by imitation, robotic scaffolds for tissue engineering). He has been Principal Investigator in many multimillion dollar technology development and demonstration efforts funded by NASA, DARPA, USAF, OSD, and so forth. He has over 100 papers, 5 patents, a decade of keynotes and invited talks, has started 4 international conferences, all running, the oldest (NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems) at its 11th anniversary. He has held Adjunct Professorship positions in Australia and UK and has been member of numerous review and advisory boards for US, UK, EU, and so forth.
Biography Updated on 18 July 2011