Speaker profile

Abraham Ishihara

Chief Engineer - KBR Inc

Abraham Ishihara is currently a Chief Engineer with KBR Inc., where he works in the areas of autonomous systems, decentralized data marketplaces, and edge computing. He has led numerous teams consisting of s/w developers and senior research scientists from initial conceptualization and algorithm development on the “white-board” to scalable, secure, and robust production code, often leveraging AWS cloud-based services.  His current focus is a NASA funded project termed Data and Reasoning Fabric (DRF) which aims to achieve the full potential of future air mobility through a self-sustaining decentralized ecosystem for data and reasoning service exchange.

He also has worked extensively on UAS Traffic Management (UTM), intelligent building control systems, and solar energy.  Prior to joining KBR, he was with Carnegie Mellon University holding a senior scientist appointment (Silicon Valley campus) and faculty appointment with Electrical and Computer Engineering (Pittsburgh campus) where he taught courses in Optimal Control, Neural Networks, Solar Energy, and Adaptive Control and Signal Processing.  He received a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University.


Edge Executive Conference - Day 2 - October 12, 2022
Enabling the Next Generation of Air Transportation
Intelligent Infrastructure (Edge Executive Conference)
Speaking companies: KBR Inc, Industry IoT Consortium, Valqari, DISC
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