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Kristen Baldwin, Deputy Director of Strategic Technology Protection and Exploitation for DoD, announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th

Kristen Baldwin, deputy director of strategic technology protection and exploitation at the Department of Defense, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. Register now for the forum right here

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DARPA Develops Military System Performance Prediction Tools

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has developed mathematical tools and methods to help designers understand risks associated with the design and modeling of large military systems such as aerospace vehicles and engines. Research teams under DARPA’s Enabling Quantification of Uncertainty in Physical Systems program have developed uncertainty quantification tools to increase chances that new …

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Senate Bill Would Expand DoD Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

Senators Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) and Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) have introduced a bill that seeks to expand the Defense Department‘s scholarship program for college students pursuing cybersecurity degrees. Kaine’s office said Thursday the DoD Cyber Scholarship Program Act of 2017 would provide $10 million to DoD’s scholarship fund for fiscal year 2018. The bill would …

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Virginia Tech’s Randy Marchany: Federal Gov’t Tends to Label Some Cyber Threat Data ‘Classified’

Randy Marchany, chief information security officer at Virginia Tech, has said the federal government has a propensity to restrict the sharing of some cyber threat data and ongoing breach campaigns, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes Marchany made his remarks at a cybersecurity conference Tuesday hosted by the U.S. Cyber Challenge and …

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Naval, Va Tech, UPenn Researchers Demo Shipboard Firefighting Tech; Thomas McKenna Comments

Researchers from the Naval Research Laboratory, Virginia Tech and the University of Pennsylvania are collaborating to demonstrate autonomous technology for firefighting robotics systems. NRL said Tuesday that its autonomous research lab is working with the Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence and university researchers to develop humanoid robots with the goal of suppressing shipboard fires. Virginia Tech …

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Virginia Tech Team Wins EPA Award for Clean Ecosystem Solution

A team of students from Virginia Tech has won federal funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a project that could potentially help scientists keep water ecosystems clean and healthy. EPA awarded a $9,927 P3 grant–People, Prosperity and the Planet–to the Virginia Tech team to further design its project …

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NASA Announces Systems Engineering Student Competition

College students nationwide are invited to participate in NASA’s fourth annual systems engineering paper competition, where awards include cash scholarships and VIP invitations to attend future space shuttle or rocket launch at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate is inviting teams of undergraduate and graduate …

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