February 4, 2013
VADM Robert C. Parker, Commander, Atlantic Area and VADM Manson Brown, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support attended a meeting hosted by Dr. Julie Pullen, CSR Director, on January 10, 2013 in the center's Maritime Security Laboratory at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. The meeting focused on the center's emerging tools and technologies designed to advance Maritime Domain Awareness and the Coast Guard's technology needs. The half-day event included hands-on demonstrations of the center's Port Mapper Tool, Passive Acoustic System, HF Radar vessel detection iPad data displays and Satellite imagery.
The meeting attendees also included, ADM James Loy, retired USCG Commandant and Chair, CSR Science and Education Advisory Committee, Dr. Joseph DiRenzo, USCG LANT Area Chief of Operations Analysis Division, CAPT. John Davis, USCG LANT-7 Chief, Intel, CDR Jim Bellaire, USCG LANT-7 Chief, Command Center, Timothy Hughes, USCG Research and Development Center, Dr. Nariman Farvardin, President, Stevens Institute of Technology, as well as CSR researchers and academic partners.
Outcomes of the visit include follow-on collaborations with LANT-7, the piloting of CSR tools in the field and placement of the center's fellowship students in hands-on summer internships at USCG LANT-7's facilities in Portsmouth, VA.