Dr. Daniel J. Pack is the Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). Prior to joining UTC, he was Professor and Mary Lou Clarke Endowed Department Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA). Before serving as departmental Chair at UTSA, Dr. Pack was Professor (now Professor Emeritus) of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), CO, where he served as founding Director of the Academy Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research. He has over 20 years of experience in developing autonomous systems and related technologies for various Department of Defense organizations and defense companies. Dr. Pack has co-authored seven textbooks on embedded systems (including 68HC12 Microcontroller: Theory and Applications and Embedded Systems: Design and Applications with the 68HC12 and HCS12) and published over 140 book chapters, technical journal/transactions, and conference papers on unmanned systems, cooperative control, robotics, pattern recognition, and engineering education. His research interests include unmanned aerial vehicles, intelligent control, automatic target recognition, robotics, and engineering education.
Sensor-Based Intelligent Control: Cooperative unmanned aerial systems, sensor-based intelligent control, robotics, pattern recognition, embedded systems, computer security, and engineering education