Autonomy, AI, and Augmentation: How far can we integrate humans and machines?
Key areas of expertise include: AI Systems Engineering; Human-computer interaction; brain-machine interfaces; augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) as a performance tool; machine vision and perception; language and computational linguistics; Machine Learning; verification and validation; trusted autonomy; robotics applications for the IC; systems engineering for autonomy; human-machine teaming; test and evaluation; using AI/autonomy to enhance tradecraft for the IC.
Influence and Behavior: How do we detect and deflect cognitive and societal attacks?
Key areas of expertise include: detecting and countering malign influence, cognitive security, disinformation, deep fakes, insider threat, personnel vetting, etc.
Acquisition and Industrial Security: How to deliver uncompromised?
Key areas of expertise include: Operational Technology (OT), trusted supply chains, insider threat, countermeasures, IoT, 5G, reliability engineering, optimization and logistics, cyber-physical system security, manufacturing systems and model-based digital enterprise.
Advanced Computing and Infrastructure: Can we transform mission & tradecraft
with cyber-infrastructure? computational tools for data curation of DoD/IC/USG science and engineering datasets, scientific reproducibility, preregistration, government testbeds, quantum and alternative computing; working with USG organizations to create and challenge problems in AI/Autonomy.
Education, Training, Learning: Establishing a pipeline of human expertise in AI, enhanced learning and assessment, neurological bases of learning, customized training, use of distance and augmentation technologies to enhance and deliver learning (AR/VR).