Michael Menefee

Advanced Systems and Technology division of Combat Systems, Raytheon Network Centric Systems. With a B.S. degree in Physics from The University of Texas at Dallas, his background includes experience in electrical engineering, computer science and robotics. He has participated in local and international robotics competitions, and developed several autonomous systems through independent research. Since joining Raytheon in 2005, he has participated in a number of programs, including leading an effort to develop a new, inexpensive Distributed Aperture System on Raytheon Internal Research and Development funds.

Network Centric Systems

Raytheon Network Centric Systems an industry leader in EO/IR technology, has developed and delivered a variety of demonstration and fielded systems, and has contributed significant research and development to the advancement of image processing and automated target detection and recognition algorithms. These algorithms have been developed for military ground platforms to assist the warfighter through the use of automation.

Raytheon has a long history of developing, integrating, and testing advanced systems. These systems encompass the technologies needed for the Urban Challenge including EO/IR, RF, GPS, Netted sensors and related real time algorithms.