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Nancy M. Smith
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Phone: 650-604-3744
E-Mail: Nancy Smith
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(2015)  Best Paper Award, Best Paper of Session- "Exploring Management of Arrival Spacing Using Route Extensions with Terminal Spacing Tools"
(2015)  Best Paper Award, Best Paper of Track- "Reducing Departure Delays at LaGuardia Airport with Departure-Sensitive Arrival Spacing (DSAS) Operations"
(2014)  Privately Sponsored, Best Paper in Session Award (Digital Avionics Systems Conference 2014): A Novel Application of the Terminal Sequencing and Spacing System to Converging Runway Operations in a Simulated NextGen Environment
(2013)  Best Paper Award, Best Paper Award, 32nd DASC - Human Interaction in ATC and in the Cockpit, "NextGen Operations in a Simulated NY Area Airspace"
(2010)  Privately Sponsored, Outstanding Technology Development Award, Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, Far West Region, Multi-Aircraft Control System
(2009)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Integrated Testbed to Evaluate Concepts for Pilots, Controllers, and Automation Under Nominal and Off-Nominal Conditions
(2008)  Ames Honor Award, Trajectory Oriented Operations With Limited Delegation (TOOWilD)
(2005)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Advanced Air Transportation Technologies Project Team
(2005)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Joint Ames/Langley Distributed Air/Ground-Traffic Management Simulation Team
(2005)  Privately Sponsored, 2005 Robert J. Collier Award
(2004)  Ames Honor Award, Ames/Langley Distributed Air/Ground Traffic Management Simulation Team
(2004)  Ames Honor Award, Mentor
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PDF download  G. . Hodell, C. L. Brasil, N. J. Buckley, C. V. Gabriel, H. . Yoo, S. N. Kalush, N. M. Smith, & P. U. Lee (2020) Demonstrating Early-Adopter Benefits of Submitting Multiple Trajectory Options for Airlines, In AIAA AVIATION Forum and Exposition Click to read more
PDF download  G. . Hodell, H. . Yoo, C. L. Brasil, N. J. Buckley, C. V. Gabriel, S. N. Kalush, P. U. Lee, & N. M. Smith (2018) Evaluation of Multiple Flow Constrained Area Capacity Setting Methods for Collaborative Trajectory Options Program, In 37th IEEE/AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC) Click to read more
PDF download  H. . Yoo, C. L. Brasil, N. J. Buckley, G. . Hodell, S. N. Kalush, P. U. Lee, & N. M. Smith (2018) Impact of Different Trajectory Option Set Participation Levels within an Air Traffic Management Collaborative Trajectory Option Program, In 18th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith (2018) Integrated Demand Management - Stakeholder Engagement: Demonstrating Benefits of Submitting Multiple Trajectory Options, ARMD/AOSP Technical Seminar, 2018 Click to read more
PDF download  H. . Yoo, N. J. Buckley, C. L. Brasil, C. P. Mohlenbrink, C. G. Speridakos, G. . Hodell, P. U. Lee, & N. M. Smith (2017) Integrated Demand Management: Minimizing Unanticipated Excessive Departure Delay while Ensuring Fairness from a Traffic Management Initiative, Proceedings of the 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference. Denver, CO. Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, C. L. Brasil, P. U. Lee, N. J. Buckley, C. V. Gabriel, C. P. Mohlenbrink, F. G. Omar, B. K. Parke, C. G. Speridakos, & H. . Yoo (2016) Integrated demand management: Coordinating strategic and tactical flow scheduling operations, In 16th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, p. 4221. Washington, D.C. Click to read more
PDF download  B. K. Parke, C. P. Mohlenbrink, C. L. Brasil, C. G. Speridakos, H. . Yoo, F. G. Omar, N. J. Buckley, C. V. Gabriel, A. . Belfield, P. U. Lee, & N. M. Smith (2016) Reducing Departure Delays for Adjacent Center Airports using Time- Based Flow Management Scheduler: Checkbox ON or OFF?, 35th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, 2016. September 25-30, Sacramento, CA Click to read more
PDF download  H. . Yoo, C. P. Mohlenbrink, C. L. Brasil, N. J. Buckley, A. . Globus, N. M. Smith, & P. U. Lee (2016) Required time of arrival as a control mechanism to mitigate uncertainty in arrival traffic demand management, In Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2016 IEEE/AIAA 35th (pp. 1-9). IEEE Click to read more
PDF download  B. K. Parke, N. . Bienert, E. . Chevalley, F. G. Omar, N. J. Buckley, C. L. Brasil, H. . Yoo, A. R. Borade, C. V. Gabriel, P. U. Lee, J. R. Homola, & N. M. Smith (2015) Exploring Management of Arrival Spacing Using Route Extensions with Terminal Spacing Tools, Proceedings of the 34th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Prague, Czech Republic: IEEE Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, N. M. Smith, J. R. Homola, C. L. Brasil, N. J. Buckley, C. D. Cabrall, E. . Chevalley, B. K. Parke, & H. . Yoo (2015) Reducing Departure Delays at LaGuardia Airport with Departure-Sensitive Arrival Spacing (DSAS) Operations, Eleventh USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, ATM2015 (Paper 535), EUROCONTROL/FAA. Lisbon, Portugal Click to read more
PDF download  J. R. Homola, P. U. Lee, W. . Hall, & N. M. Smith (2014) A Novel Application of the Terminal Sequencing and Spacing System to Converging Runway Operations in a Simulated NextGen Environment, Proceedings of the Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), Colorado Springs, CO Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, B. K. Parke, P. U. Lee, J. R. Homola, C. L. Brasil, N. J. Buckley, C. D. Cabrall, E. . Chevalley, C. . Lin, S. E. Morey, F. G. Omar, D. . Rein-Weston, & H. . Yoo (2013) NextGen Operations in a Simulated NY Area Airspace, 32nd Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Syracuse, NY Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, C. L. Brasil, J. R. Homola, A. M. Kessell, P. U. Lee, M. J. Mainini, & J. . Mercer (2011) A Human-in-the-Loop Evaluation of Flow-Based Trajectory Management in Mixed Equipage Airspace, Ninth USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, ATM2011 (Paper 132), EUROCONTROL/FAA. Berlin, Germany, June 2011 Click to read more
PDF download  C. L. Brasil, P. U. Lee, M. J. Mainini, J. R. Homola, T. . Prevot, & N. M. Smith (2011) Trajectory Assessment and Modification Tools for Next Generation Air Traffic Management Operations, In Proceedings of the 30th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Seattle, WA Click to read more
PDF download  J. R. Homola, P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, A. M. Kessell, C. L. Brasil, & N. M. Smith (2010) A Human-in-the-Loop Exploration of the Dynamic Airspace Configuration Concept, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Canada Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, A. M. Kessell, & J. R. Homola (2010) A Human-in-the-Loop Investigation of Multi-Sector Planning Operations in the NextGen Mid-Term Timeframe, 10th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, Dallas Fort-Worth, TX Click to read more
PDF download  J. . Mercer, T. . Prevot, C. L. Brasil, M. J. Mainini, M. . Kupfer, & N. M. Smith (2010) An integrated tool suite for en route radar controllers in NextGen, Proc 27th International Congress of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS), Nice, France, 2010 Click to read more
PDF download  A. M. Kessell, P. U. Lee, & N. M. Smith (2010) Ground-Ground Data Communication-Assisted Verbal Communication for Multi-Sector Air Traffic Management, Proceedings of the 29th European Association for Aviation Psychology Conference, Budapest, Hungary. Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, P. U. Lee, T. J. Callantine, J. . Mercer, J. R. Homola, N. M. Smith, & E. A. Palmer (2010) Human-In-the-Loop Evaluation of NextGen Concepts in the Airspace Operations Laboratory, AIAA-2010-7609 AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, J. R. Homola, A. M. Kessell, C. L. Brasil, & N. M. Smith (2010) Impact of Airspace Reconfiguration on Controller Workload and Task Performance, 3rd Int. Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Miami, FL Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, N. M. Smith, T. . Prevot, & J. R. Homola (2010) Managing Demand and Capacity using Multi-Sector Planning and Flexible Airspace: Human-in-the-loop Evaluation of NextGen, International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences Congress, Nice, France Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, J. R. Homola, A. M. Kessell, & N. M. Smith (2010) Sector Design and Boundary Change Considerations for Flexible Airspace Management, 10th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, Dallas Fort-Worth, TX Click to read more
PDF download  P. . Kopardekar, P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, N. M. Smith, J. . Mercer, J. R. Homola, M. J. Mainini, K. . Lee, & A. . Aweiss (2009) Feasibility of Mixed Equipage Operations in the Same Airspace, ATC Quarterly Click to read more
PDF download  P. . Kopardekar, P. U. Lee, N. M. Smith, K. . Lee, T. . Prevot, J. . Mercer, J. R. Homola, M. J. Mainini, & A. . Aweiss (2009) Feasibility of Mixed Equipage Operations in the Same Airspace, Proceedings of the 8th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, Napa, CA Click to read more
PDF download  N. A. Doble, R. . Hoffman, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, B. F. Gore, N. M. Smith, & K. . Lee (2008) Current Airspace Configuration Practices and Their Implications for Future Airspace Concepts, The 26th Congress of International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS), 14 - 19 September 2008, Anchorage, Alaska Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, B. F. Gore, N. M. Smith, K. . Lee, & R. . Hoffman (2008) Examining Airspace Structural Components and Configuration Practices for Dynamic Airspace Configuration, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit AIAA 2008-7228, 18 - 21 August 2008, Honolulu, Hawaii Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, T. J. Callantine, J. R. Homola, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2007) Air/Ground Simulation of Trajectory-Oriented Operations with Limited Delegation, (2007) Proceedings of the 7th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, Barcelona, Spain. Click to read more
PDF download  P. M. Moertl, E. K. Beaton, P. U. Lee, V. . Battiste, & N. M. Smith (2007) An Operational Concept and Evaluation of Airline Based En Route Sequencing and Spacing, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference and Exhibit, AIAA-2007-6552. Hilton Head, SC: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, T. J. Callantine, J. R. Homola, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2007) Effects of Automated Arrival Management, Airborne Spacing, Controller Tools, and Data Link,, (2007)AIAA-2007-6554, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, Hilton Head, South Carolina Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, K. . Corker, N. M. Smith, T. . Prevot, L. H. Martin, J. . Mercer, J. R. Homola, & E. . Guneratne (2006) A Human-in-the-loop Evaluation of Two Multi-Sector Planner Concepts: Multi-D and Area Flow Manager, Proceedings of the 25th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Portland, OR Click to read more
PDF download  L. H. Martin, T. . Prevot, P. U. Lee, K. . Corker, E. . Guteratne, & N. M. Smith (2006) Feasibility of an Air Traffic Control Multi Sector Planner Position from a Userís Perspective, Proceedings of the 27th EAAP Jubilee Conference, Potsdam, Germany Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, N. M. Smith, E. A. Palmer, J. . Mercer, P. U. Lee, J. R. Homola, & T. J. Callantine (2006) The Airspace Operations Laboratory (AOL) at NASA Ames Research Center, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies (MST) Conference and Exhibit, Keystone, CO: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, N. M. Smith, & E. A. Palmer (2006) The Aispace Operations Laboratory (AOL) at NASA Ames Research Center, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit 21-24 August 2006, Keystone, Colorado Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, P. U. Lee, L. H. Martin, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2006) Tools for Trajectory-Based Air Traffic Control and Multi Sector Planning, HCI-Aero 2006, Seattle, WA, September 2006 Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, N. M. Smith, & E. A. Palmer (2005) A Non-Linear Relationship between Controller Workload, Task Load, and Traffic Density: The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, T. J. Callantine, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2005) Co-Operative Air Traffic Management: A Technology Enabled Concept for the Next Generation Air Transportation System, 5th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar. Baltimore, MD Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, N. M. Smith, & E. A. Palmer (2005) Ground-side Perspective on Mixed Operations with Self-separating and Controller-managed Aircraft, Proceedings of the 6th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, Baltimore, MD Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, E. A. Palmer, W. W. Johnson, N. M. Smith, T. . Prevot, J. . Mercer, S. . Granada, N. H. Johnson, Q. . Dao, & P. U. Lee (2005) Human Centered Decision Support Tools for Arrival Merging and Spacing, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, J. . Mercer, N. M. Smith, & E. A. Palmer (2005) Impact of Free Maneuvering Aircraft on Ground-Side Operations in Mixed Airspace, Proceedings of the 24th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, (IEEE Catalog No. 05CH37708C). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, V. . Battiste, T. J. Callantine, P. . Kopardekar, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2005) Integrated Air/Ground System: Trajectory-Oriented Air Traffic Operations, Data Link Communication, and Airborne Separation Assistance. Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2004) A Human-in-the-loop Evaluation of Air-Ground Trajectory Negotiation, AIAA 4th Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Forum, Chicago, Illinois Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, T. J. Callantine, P. . Lee, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2004) Rapid Prototyping and Exploration of Advanced Air Traffic Concepts, International Conference on Computational Engineering Science (ICCES-04). Madeira, Portugal Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, N. M. Smith, V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & T. . Prevot (2004) Trajectory Negotiation via Data Link: Evaluation of Human-in-the-loop Simulation, HCI-Aero 2004: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aeronautics, Toulouse, France Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, E. A. Palmer, N. M. Smith, & T. J. Callantine (2003) A Multi-Fidelity Simulation Environment for Human-in-the-Loop Studies of Distributed Air Ground Traffic Management. Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, S. G. Sheldon, E. A. Palmer, W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, N. M. Smith, T. J. Callantine, P. U. Lee, & J. . Mercer (2003) Distributed Air/Ground Traffic Managemnet Simulation: Results, Progress and Plans, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Austin TX Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, L. H. Martin, T. . Prevot, S. . Shelden, S. . Verma, N. M. Smith, V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, R. . Mogford, & E. A. Palmer (2003) Free Maneuvering, Trajectory Negotiation, and Self-Spacing Concepts in Distributed Air-Ground Traffic Management, Proceedings of the 5th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, Air-Ground Cooperation Track, Budapest, Hungary Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, E. A. Palmer, N. M. Smith, & T. J. Callantine (2002) A Multi-Fidelity Simulation Environment for Human-in-the-Loop Studies of Distributed Air Ground Traffic Management, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Modeling and Simulation Conference and Exhibit, Monterey, CA, August, 2002 Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, J. A. Brown, P. . Polson, & J. . Moses (2001) An Assessment of Flight Crew Experiences with FANS-1 Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication in the South Pacific, 4th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management R&D Seminar, Santa Fe, 3-7 December 2001 Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, E. A. Palmer, N. M. Smith, & T. J. Callantine (2001) Future Air Traffic Management: A Perspective on Distributed Automation, CSAPC '01 8th Conference on Cognitive Science Approaches to Process Control, Munich, September 2001 Click to read more
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