Company Profile

Near Earth Autonomy Inc
Profile last edited on: 9/15/2022      CAGE: 6PY63      UEI: MUJGFTMRJZJ8

Business Identifier: Autonomous systems: robotics and vehicles
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150 North Lexington Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
   (412) 254-3542
Location: Single
Congr. District: 18
County: Allegheny

Public Profile

Near Earth Autonomy -- a spin-off from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute -- develops comprehensive solutions for manufacturers and users of low-flying aircraft that need to operate in all-weather conditions, and in hostile, unprepared environments. The firm bridges the gap between aerospace and robotics with complete systems that improve efficiency, performance and safety. The firm is able to produce a comprehensive suite of tools that enable partial or complete automation of aircraft spanning various scales from sub-meter to full-size aircraft. NEA creates cutting edge solutions for the aircraft of tomorrow through ambitious research programs. the firm's pirncipals work with customers to provide flight-proven core technologies that realize their inspection and mobility needs. Applications include mapping a field, inspecting a building, or enabling an aircraft to navigate safely. Involving aspects of software development and sensor technology, the firm's capabilities enable aircraft ranging from sub-meter to full scale to inspect, map and survey terrain and infrastructure, as well as transport cargo autonomously. Near Earth's founders have over three decades of experience developing autonomous systems for ground and aerial vehicles. Two of their groundbreaking achievements include the world's first full-size autonomous helicopter flights in partnership with the U.S. Army in 2010 and ongoing work with the Office of Naval Research developing an autonomous aerial cargo delivery platform for the U.S. Marines.

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  Vladimir M Brajovic -- President

  Sanjiv Singh -- Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

  Paul Bartlett

  Darrin Bentivegna

  Marcel Bergerman -- Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder

  Lyle Chamberlain -- Principal Mechanical Engineer & Co-Founder

  Samuel Dinnar -- CSO

  Volker Grabe

  Bradley Hamner -- former Director of Engineering

  Barry Rabkin -- Director of Marketing

  Sebastian Scherer -- Senior Scientist & Co-Founder

  Spencer Spiker -- Senior Robotics Engineer and Chief Test Pilot

  Kyle Strabala -- Senior Robotics Engineer