Tag Archives: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Army, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Prototype Quadrotor Drone Maneuverability Element

Quadrotor Drone

The U.S. Army has partnered with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in New York to develop a “trajectory planner” element to help improve vertical takeoff-and-landing maneuverability for quadrotor drones. RPI and the U.S. Army plan to conduct further simulation trials for the tail-sitter ahead of hardware integration activities and flight tests.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Tina Dolph, President and CEO of Siemens Government Technologies, Her First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Tina Dolph, the president and CEO of Siemens Government Technologies, with her first Wash100 Award on Thursday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Dolph for her 20 years of leadership experience in government and efforts modernizing energy for multiple military facilities.

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Brig. Gen. William Cooley to Head Air Force Research Lab

Brig. Gen. William Cooley, program executive for programs and integration at the Missile Defense Agency, has been appointed as commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson AF Base in Ohio, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. He will lead the laboratory’s efforts to discover, build and integrate warfighting technologies for U.S. air, space and …

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NASA Awards Early-Stage Space Tech Research Grants to 13 Universities; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA has awarded grants worth up to $500,000 each to 13 universities to research and develop early-stage technology platforms for up to three years under the agency’s Space Technology Research Grants Program. The space agency selected 13 research proposals that cover technologies in various areas, such as additive manufacturing, electric propulsion, parachute inflation dynamics, …

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