Tag Archives: Army Research Office

Army Research Office, Academe Form 5G Energy Conservation R&D Partnership

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is working with two academic entities to improve energy efficiency in 5G network operations, Federal News Network reported Friday. The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Lille in France have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to develop a honeycomb-like framework to allow 5G devices to switch networks with less energy.

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Army Taps Academia to Address Hacker Risks in Facial Recognition Tech

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The U.S. Army and Duke University have partnered to address cyber risks that threaten the use of object and facial recognition in artificial intelligence training. Researchers at the university have developed a software that detects backdoor hacking attempts orchestrated against recognition systems, the Army said Tuesday.

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Army Research Office Funds AI-Based Energy Storage Research Project

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The Army Research Office unveiled an initiative to validate materials that may work to modernize energy storage functions through the use of artificial intelligence, FCW reported Monday. The U.S. Army has funded a research team from Cornell University to assist in the study of potential element combinations that may yield alloy components for battery storage capabilities.

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Army Creates Framework to Measure Cyber Agility

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The U.S. Army has developed a framework to guide training activities for cyber defense operators, FCW reported Monday. The Army Research Laboratory worked with the University of Texas, San Antonio to construct a set of metrics designed to measure the agility and effectiveness of cybersecurity tactics.

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Army-Funded Academe Team Creates, Tests New AI Learning Framework

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Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed and tested a framework to support the learning capacity of artificial intelligence platforms under a project with the U.S. Army. The Army-funded Learn to Grow effort aims to reduce the cases of AI forgetting about learnings, the service branch said Monday. The effort's team also demonstrated the use of the framework to help an AI system better perform previous tasks.

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DoD Allocates $163M in Fiscal 2017 Multidisciplinary Research Funds to 23 Projects

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The Defense Department has selected 23 multidisciplinary research projects to receive up to $163 million over five years as part of a grant program designed for U.S. universities. DoD said Friday the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative for fiscal 2017 will involve 55 academic institutions and complement other DoD efforts that support traditional, single-investigator …

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US Army Research Lab Funds Brain-Computer Interface Projects; Liyi Dai Comments

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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is funding two projects under the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative to address challenges of brain-computer interface, a technology that could help revolutionize communication among military servicemen on the battlefield, Army Technology Magazine reported May 1. Scientists working on the first project seek to build a prototype …

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