Principal Software Engineer, Combat Systems,
ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd
Ian Renton is ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK’s lead engineer for their command & control and autonomy software. He has over a decade of experience in developing and delivering Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs), along with mine countermeasures, sub-sea communications and other systems. After successfully delivering an unmanned minesweeping system to the Royal Navy in 2018, Ian’s work has included the support for that system and its future development, adapting the USV to an anti-submarine warfare role, and developing AEUK’s USV minesweeping equipment for larger platforms. He previously presented at UDT 2017 on a novel approach to testing & validating COLREGs-compliant collision avoidance algorithms for USVs.