Robert Noteboom

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PETTT Program Director
High Performance Technologies, Inc.
Reston, VA
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Professional Biography

Robert Noteboom is the PETTT Program Director at High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTi) and has over 25 years of Engineering and Management experience in the Aerospace and Information Technology industries. The User Productivity Enhancement, Technology Transfer and Training (PETTT) program he directs provides training, collaboration, tool development, and support for software development, technology tracking, technology transfer, and outreach to DoD scientists and engineers enabling them to take full advantage of DoD high performance computing resources.

Prior to joining HPTi, he was the Vice President of NASA programs at Valador where he led programs providing NASA with modeling & simulation, engineering studies & analysis, program and project management consulting, and logistical support. Prior to joining Valador, he was Vice-President of Management Services for the L-3 Communications Enterprise IT Solutions Division where he was responsible for Systems Engineering, Software Development & Test, Independent Verification & Validation, and Management Consulting programs at NASA and other Federal agencies. Previously, he served as the company's Chief Technology Officer and Director of E-Business Development where he led Information Technology research and development initiatives. Mr. Noteboom also gained extensive hands-on engineering aerospace experience through involvement in modeling and simulation for the Space Shuttle Program at NASA JSC and as the Vice President of Engineering for a small satellite launch vehicle company that he co-founded.

Mr. Noteboom received his Bachelors Degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University and has Masters Degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. He has also received a Graduate Certificate in Computer Security and Information Assurance and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from George Washington University. He has been a member of IEEE since 1996.

Robotics Interest

Mr. Noteboom's research interests are in autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and computer vision. He has built a number of small robots and autonomous vehicles and led the "Hummerbot" Team which won first place in the IEEE-RAS First Annual Robotics Speedway Competition (2008).

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