Machine Learning and Instrument Autonomy Group


Office: 158-206

Mail Stop: 158-242
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109


Electrical & Computer Engineering (PHD) - Rice University
Computer Science (MS) - Purdue University
Computer Science (BS) - Augsburg College
Mathmatics (BS) - Augsburg College

Research Interests


Brian D. Bue, Kiri L. Wagstaff, Umaa D. Rebbapragada, David R. Thompson, Benyang Tang, Astronomical Data Triage for Rapid Science Return. Proceedings of the Big Data from Space Conference. (Link to Document) (CL#14-4231)

Kiri L. Wagstaff, David R. Thompson, Brian D. Bue, Thomas J. Fuchs., Autonomous Real-time Detection of Plumes and Jets from Moons and Comets.. The Astrophysical Journal, 794(1).. (CL#14-3527)

David R. Thompson, Benjamin J. Bornstein, Steve A. Chien, Steven Schaffer, Daniel Tran, Brian D. Bue, Rebecca Castano, Damhnait F. Gleeson, Aaron Noell., Autonomous spectral discovery and mapping onboard the EO-1 spacecraft.. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 51 no. 6, 2013.. (Link to Document) (CL#12-5114)

Benjamin Bornstein, David R. Thompson, Daniel Tran, Brian Bue, Steve Chien, Rebecca Castano., Efficient Spectral Endmember Detection Onboard the EO-1 Spacecraft.. IEEE Workshop on Hyperspectral Imagery and Signal Processing: Evolutions in Remote Sensing.. (Link to Document) (CL#11-1486)

Thomas Fuchs, David R. Thompson, Brian Bue, Julie Castillo, Steve Chien, Dero Gharibian, and Kiri Wagstaff., Enhanced Flyby Science with Onboard Computer Vision: Tracking and Surface Feature Detection at Small Bodies.. Earth and Space Science.. (CL#15-4985)

David R. Thompson, Benjamin Bornstein, Brian Bue, Daniel Tran, Steve Chien, Rebecca Castano., Hyperspectral Feature Detection Onboard the Earth Observing One Spacecraft using Superpixel Segmentation and Endmember Extraction.. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Turin Italy, 2012.. (Link to Document) (CL#12-2768)

Rebecca Castano, Kiri Wagstaff, Damhnait Gleeson, Robert Pappalardo, Steve Chien, Daniel Tran, Lucas Scharenbroich, Baback Moghaddam, Benyang Tang, Brian Bue, Thomas Doggett, Dan Mandl, Stuart Frye., Onboard Detection of Active Canadian Sulfur Springs: A Europa Analogue.. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation in Space. (Link to Document) (CL#07-4419)

Seungwon Lukas Mandrake, Benjamin J. Bornstein, Brian D. Bue, Quantification of Trace Chemicals Using the Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor. NASA Tech Briefs. (CL#14-2375)

Dr. Brian Bue