Keynote - Dr. Christopher Kitts gave
the keynote address at the Fall SENCER symposium, held
at Santa Clara University in late October 2008. Dr.
Kitts invited SENCER participants to join RETINA's
evolving estuarine observatory initiative.
Workshop - Mr. Bill Kirkwood co-chaired
an IEEE AUV workshop at Woods Hole, where RETINA
graduate student Erin Beck presented the latest work
on the SeaWASP autonomous SWATH boat which is being
developed by RETINA studetns.
Conference - RETINA graduate student
Paul Mahacek presented his Masters thesis research on
the formation control of robotic kayaks at the IEEE
Oceans Conference in Quebec City Canada in the early
Fall. This work is being extended to support a
RETINA crab tracking mission in Alaska in the Summer