Tag Archives: Arati Prabhakar

DARPA Appoints Steven Walker Full-Time Director

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Steven Walker, formerly deputy director and acting director at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has been appointed to lead DARPA on a full-time basis. He succeeds Arati Prabhakar, who left DARPA in January and now serves as a fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Continues to Innovate Through Sustained DoD Support

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Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, highlighted  technologies DARPA developed through sustained support from the Defense Department in the past six decades during a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted panel discussion, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Prabhakar said that DoD supported DARPA’s efforts to develop technologies in areas such …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Aims to Leverage Space Domain Through Experimental Spaceplane Program, Robotics

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Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has said DARPA has launched programs that seek to make the space environment a “real-time operational domain” in support of military missions, intelligence and other national security efforts, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Prabhakar said at the 4th annual …

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Frank Kendall: Tech Platforms, Operational Concepts Make Up DoD’s Third Offset Strategy

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Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the Defense Department, has said DoD’s Third Offset Strategy seeks to maintain U.S. military edge through the combination of operational concepts and technology platforms such as artificial intelligence and automation, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Kendall said that he …

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Arati Prabhakar Describes Microphysiological Systems, CommEX Programs at DARPA Demo Day

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Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, discussed some of DARPA’s technology projects during a demonstration event held Wednesday at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Wednesday. Prabhakar appeared with Stephen Welby, assistant defense secretary for research and engineering and Defense Department chief technology officer, and program managers at …

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Holds Demo Day for Partners to Share Science, Tech Initiatives

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency held its DARPA Demo Day 2016 at the Pentagon Wednesday to provide members of the Defense Department community an “up-close” look at DARPA’s technology and military systems portfolio. DARPA program managers, academic and private-sector project leaders demonstrated over 60 ongoing programs that encompass early phases to existing …

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FedScoop: DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar Discusses AI Advancement, Limitations

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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar told her audience at an Atlantic Council event that artificial intelligence is still in the infancy stage as new technologies emerge, FedScoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes that the research agency invests in the advancement of AI and looks to address its limitations in what Prabhakar refers to as …

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Frank Kendall: Future of Military Innovation Depends on DoD Budget

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Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, has said the fiscal 2017 DoD budget proposal supports the department’s efforts to help the U.S. maintain a long-term advantage in military technology, DoD News reported Wednesday. He told the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee Wednesday that DoD requested a $3 billion increase in research and …

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DARPA’s Arati Prabhakar: US Can Maintain Military Edge Through Continuous R&D Investments

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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar has said the U.S. should continuously invest in science and technology in order to maintain its military advantage as foreign powers strengthen their research and development efforts, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Prabhakar made her remarks at a hearing of the House Armed …

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Arati Prabhakar: Research, Tech Adoption Key to Nat’l Security Efforts

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Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has discussed the agency’s goal to apply technology and research in an effort to address national security issues, DoD News reported Thursday. Prabhakar made her remarks at DARPA’s three-day “Wait, What?” technology forum that kicked off Wednesday in St. Louis, Cheryl …

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