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Raymond Sheh (IntlAssoc)

Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Research Lead and Guest Researcher

Dr. Raymond Sheh is the Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) Research Lead for the UAS Portfolio, and a Guest Researcher, at the Public Safety Communications Research Division (PSCR) of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He is also an Adjunct Associate Research Scientist at Johns Hopkins University. He previously held appointments as a Guest Researcher at the Intelligent Systems Division of NIST, and as a Research Professor at Georgetown University, where he worked closely with researchers, manufacturers, vendors, public safety end users, and international partners to develop measurement science approaches to evaluating the performance of ground, aerial, and underwater robotic systems used in applications such as search and rescue, hazardous materials cleanup, and incident response. He was also a Senior Lecturer at Curtin University in Western Australia, where he developed and taught undergraduate and graduate units in artificial intelligence (AI), cyber security, and computer science.

His current work at PSCR revolves around trusted autonomous systems in public safety applications, with a focus on UAS. This includes the areas of performance measurement, explainable AI, cybersecurity, reliable communications, and risk management for robotic and cyberphysical systems. He also works on developing and running academic research competitions for the next generation of intelligent robots in public safety applications that push the state-of-the-science in capabilities while also educating competitors about the need to manage and address cybersecurity and AI risks. Ask him about his experience with robotic lion cubs and his superhero alter-ego’s efforts to avert the next AI winter.


PSCR 2021: Overhead! Cybersecurity and Public Safety UAS

Michael Ogata, Raymond Sheh, Randall Nichols, Teague Forren
In recent decades, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have become vastly cheaper and more fully featured. Public safety has begun to incorporate these devices into

The 2012 IEEE-RAS Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics Summer School

Raymond Sheh, Haldun Komsuoglu, Adam S. Jacoff, Tetsuya Kimura, Daniele Nardi, Johannes Pellenz, Gerald Steinbauer
The 2012 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics Summer School was held from the 9th to the 15th of September in Alanya

Emergency Response Robot Evaluation Exercise

Adam S. Jacoff, Hui-Min Huang, Ann Virts, Anthony Downs, Raymond Sheh
More than 60 robot test methods are being developed by a team lead by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with the sponsorship of U.S
Created July 30, 2019, Updated October 10, 2023