Dr. Fossaceca is the Associate Division Chief for the US Army Research Laboratory’s Information Sciences Division, where he supports basic research programs in machine learning and artificial intelligence related to autonomous systems, situational understanding and battlefield information processing, and is project manager for ARL’s Intelligent Systems Center. Prior to joining ARL, Dr. Fossaceca worked for 30 years at several DoD and Telecommunications companies in numerous leadership roles including Principal Investigator on several Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs for the US Navy at Ultra Electronics, 3eTI, Engineering Director at AT&T/Lucent/Bell Labs for Next Generation Telecommunications Systems and Engineering Vice President for modernization of the US Army’s satellite-based Blue Force tracking system at Comtech Telecommunications. Dr. Fossaceca has conducted research and development in adaptive signal processing, machine learning in data constrained environments, network intrusion detection, and the internet of battlefield things. Dr. Fossaceca is co-inventor on six patents related to wireless communications and signal detection and serves as a reviewer for several refereed journals.
Dr. Fossaceca hold Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and Syracuse University respectively, an MBA from Virginia Tech and a Ph. D. in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.