ITM/PTTI Plenary Session


Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Seaview Ballroom (1st Floor)
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Welcome, 9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.


Advanced Air Mobility: Future of Aviation?

This talk will present the potential of Advanced Air Mobility, and the design space and challenges of building a battery electric Urban Air Mobility vehicle.  It will also discuss some of the important enabling technologies and gaps including batteries, compute, navigation, communications, AI/ML, and manufacturing.

Dr. Han Park, Deputy CTO and Head of R&D, Supernal

Dr. Han Park is currently the Deputy CTO of Supernal, an Urban Air Mobility division of Hyundai Motor Group.  Prior to Supernal, he was a Vice President of Engineering at Samsung Electronics where he led autonomous driving and robotics programs. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, an SM in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering with a Minor in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology.

A Refresh for Frequency Control Standards

Important standards on random instabilities and environmental sensitivities that have served the community for decades have been revised. The revision process and the outcome of the work will be presented.

Dr. Elizabeth Donley, Chief of the Time and Frequency Division, NIST 

Dr. Elizabeth Donley is Chief of the NIST Time and Frequency Division and has served as Working Group Chair for the revisions of IEEE Standards 1139 and 1193. She is an experimental physicist by training, with research experience in Bose-Einstein condensation, the maintenance and development of NIST’s atomic fountain clocks, NMR gyroscopes, and the development of compact cold-atom clocks and inertial sensors. She has authored or co-authored close to 100 papers in technical journals. She has been serving as Chief of the Time and Frequency Division since November of 2018.

Her service to the time and frequency community includes organizing symposia and training at national and international conferences, serving as VP for Frequency Control for the IEEE UFFC Society, and advising graduate students from the University of Colorado. She has also served as the Working Group Chair for the revision of two IEEE standards on the topic of frequency control. She received her B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Nevada, M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D. in Natural Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich.



Chair: Francine Vannicola, NRL

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


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