Richard J. Doyle is the Program Manager for Information and Data Science at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. His research interests span data science, autonomous systems, computing systems, software engineering, space asset protection and related topics that apply computer science principles and capabilities to space missions. He is the NASA Project Manager for the High Performance Spaceflight Computing (HPSC) technology development effort jointly sponsored by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate and the AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate. He has authored over fifty articles on machine learning, model-based reasoning, space-based computing, autonomous systems, and data science, as well as book chapters and magazine articles.
Dr. Doyle is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and a member of the AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee. He holds the Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, one of the precursors to MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). He is past Executive Council member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). He is a member of the Advisory Board for IEEE Intelligent Systems. He was General Chair for the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS), held in Los Angeles in 2007, and he was Local Arrangements Chair for the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09) held in Pasadena in 2009.