Dr. William Nothwang is currently the Team Leader for the Electronics for Sense and Control Team within the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate at the Army Research Laboratory. Dr. Nothwang’s team is conducts basic and applied scientific research in distributed state estimation for the dismounted soldier and micro air vehicles; specifically applied to micro-autonomous air systems and human physiological state monitoring. Dr. Nothwang is the PI for the Privileged Sensing Framework (Autonomous Research Pilot Initiative) and the Microelectronics Center of the MicroAutonomous Systems and Technology Collaborative Technology Alliance. Dr. Nothwang has participated in the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering and the NAE’s Japan-America FOE. He has been a co-author on two Army R&D Awards; 6 Directors Research Initiatives, 3 Directors Strategic Initiatives; for his work in these areas and has won numerous Army Commendations for his research. In 2012, he contributed to the team that won the Directors Choice Award for Innovation in Research. Dr. Nothwang has over 60 refereed publications and patents in the area since joining ARL and routinely organizes DoD and academic conferences in the area.