INVITED SPEAKERS

Roy Streit

Dr. Streit is a Senior Research Scientist at Metron in Reston, Virginia, and Professor (Adjunct) of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He is on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Society (2016-18). He was President of the International Society for Information Fusion (ISIF) in 2012 and continues to serve on its Board of Directors. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the ISIF Perspectives Magazine. Dr. Streit’s research interests include multi-target tracking, multi-sensor data fusion, medical imaging, signal processing, quantum computing, business analytics, and pharmacovigilance. He is the author of the book Poisson Point Processes, Springer, 2010 (Chinese translation, 2013) and co-author of Bayesian Multiple Target Tracking, 2nd Edition, Artech, 2014. He has published numerous technical papers and invited papers at international conferences, and holds nine U.S. patents. Before 2005, Dr. Streit was in the Senior Executive Service at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI. He was awarded the Navy Superior Civilian Achievement Award and the American Society of Naval Engineers Solberg Award. He was an Exchange Scientist, DSTO, Adelaide, Australia, 1987–89; Visiting Scientist, Yale University, 1982–84; and Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, 1981–82. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Rhode Island.