Dr. Sildomar Monteiro is the manager of the AI & Machine Learning group at Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company. He is the principal investigator and program manager on multiple projects funded by DARPA and the Air Force. He leads collaborations with MIT, CMU, and other research institutions.

Prior to joining Boeing and Aurora, he was an assistant professor of robotics at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he directed the Intelligent Sensing and Robotics Lab. Prior to RIT, he was a research scientist in the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at the University of Sydney.

Dr. Monteiro received a Ph.D. in engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers in AI, machine learning, computer vision, and robotics. He received a Boeing Performance and Innovation (PI) Award, an NVIDIA Research Award, an Amazon AWS ML Research Award, and the prestigious JSPS Research Fellowship Award. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.