Dr. Joao B. D. Cabrera is currently a Senior Principal Scientist with BAE Systems, FAST Labs in Burlington. MA. He is with BAE Systems since 2008, and with the security and defense industry since 1996. At BAE Systems, he has served as the Principal Investigator or Subject Matter Expert on multiple Department of Defense projects in Sensor Resource Management, Target Tracking, Data Fusion, Mission Planning and Machine Learning. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University in May 1997. Dr. Cabrera has over 40 peer-reviewed publications in Control Theory, Statistics, Machine Learning and their applications to security and defense problems. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.