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Ground Systems

Manned and unmanned terrestrial systems, including vehicles, robotics and supporting technologies

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Program Manager
Dr. Paul Zablocky joined DARPA as a program manager in the Strategic Technology Office in September 2018. Zablocky’s previous positions include Navy, Marine, and Army R&D experience.
Deputy Director
Army Lt. Col. (ret) Philip Root, PhD, was named deputy director of the Defense Sciences Office (DSO) in June 2019. He continues to manage the Squad X program in DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) where he explores the intersection of AI, autonomy, and military operations. His former TTO programs include the Urban Reconnaissance through Supervised Autonomy (URSA), the ALIAS aircrew autonomy program, the Mobile Force Protection counter-UAS program, the Underminer tactical tunneling program, and the DSO Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program. He maintains responsibility for the legal, moral, and ethical (LME) analysis of the URSA program as an exemplar for in-depth LME analysis of an autonomous system.
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Program Manager
Stuart Young joined DARPA in January 2020 as a program manager in the Tactical Technology Office. His expertise includes autonomous/unmanned ground and air vehicles, intelligent behaviors for unmanned systems, multi-agent teaming, applied artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), and field robotics technologies.
Program Manager
Maj. Amber Walker joined DARPA in June 2017 as a program manager in the Tactical Technology Office. Her current focus area is advanced hypersonic systems for ground launch. Additional research interests include human-robot interaction, multi-modal and wearable control, shared autonomy, and other technologies to manage warfighter mental workload.
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Program Manager
Mr. Ted Senator joined DARPA as a program manager in the Defense Sciences Office in August 2018. Senator was a senior science advisor at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, focusing on uses of artificial intelligence and machine learning. He has been a program manager at both the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), as well as the founder and leader of the Artificial Intelligence Division at the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and an engineer for the Department of the Navy