Dr. Dan Sternlicht
Dr. Daniel Sternlicht is a specialist in maritime reconnaissance and surveillance, whose career has focused on the development of advanced sensors, signal and information processing, and concepts of autonomous operation. An IEEE member since 1988, Dr. Sternlicht chaired the San Diego Chapter of IEEE OES (2001-2003), served on the OCEANS 2003 Technical Program Committee, served on the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Administrative Committee (2004-2007), and was the guest editor for the 2009 IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering Special Issue on Synthetic Aperture Sonar. He received the B.A. degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii, Manoa; and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and applied ocean science from the University of California, San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dr. Sternlicht currently serves as the Distinguished Scientist for Littoral Sensing Technologies at the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC PCD).