Background

Resume: Resume

Curriculum Vitae: CV

Past Roles/Activities

  • 10+ years of experience leading people and projects
  • 20+ years of experience in algorithms and software
  • Biomedical, aerospace, biotechnology industries
  • Technical Director, Group Manager, Project Leader, Sr. Member of Technical Staff 
  • Example projects
    • detecting the stress response of the autonomic nervous system
    • autonomous hazard avoidance for Mars landers
    • feedback control for bioreactors
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University in 2014
    • Thesis: Novel algorithms for better decoding neural signals
    • (neuroscience, machine learning, signal processing)
  • Accelerated M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1995 (GPA: 4.8/5.0)
    • Thesis: Software to optimize a radar amplifier’s design
    • (systems design, nonlinear optimization)
  • Practicing 7th degree black belt in Kenpo Karate & Taiho-Jitsu; Sensei teaching children and adults

Past Publications

  • Homer ML, Irvine JM, Wendelken S; “A model-based approach to human identification using ECG,” Proc. SPIE 7306, Optics and Photonics in Global Homeland Security V and Biometric Technology for Human Identification VI, 730625, May 05, 2009.
  • Homer ML, Lim S, Lopez J, and Corbett M, “Machine-Aided Design of an Air Launched Missile Defense System,” AIAA Missile Sciences Conference, Nov. 2008.
  • Forest L, Kessler L, and Homer ML, “Design of a Human-Interactive Autonomous Flight Manager (AFM) for Crewed Lunar Landing,” Infotech@Aerospace, May 2007. (featured as a top paper in Draper Technology Digest 2008)
  • Pettit R, Homer ML, “An Autonomous Threat Evasion Response Algorithm for Unmanned Air Vehicles During Low Altitude Flight,” AIAA 1st Intelligent Systems Technical Conference, Sep. 2004. (awarded best paper in session)
  • Parry J, Homer ML, Openshaw M, "Autonomy: How Much is Right for Future Commercial Applications?," presented at UUVS, 2003.
  • Homer ML, "A Quantitative Approach for Determining the Level and Sophistication of Automation in Unmanned Vehicles," in Proceedings of the AUVSI, 2003.
  • Homer ML, "Handling Event Driven Messaging in Distributed Flight Critical Systems," in Proceedings of the Digital Avionics Systems Conference, 2002.
  • Bertsekas D, Homer ML, Logan D, Patek S, Sandell N, “Missile Defense and Interceptor Allocation by Neuro-Dynamic Programming,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A, Volume: 30 Issue: 1, Jan. 2000.


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mark homer,
Nov 16, 2015, 10:24 AM
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mark homer,
Nov 16, 2015, 10:24 AM