Tag Archives: Wichita State University

DOD Opens Aerospace Research Facility; Jagadeesh Pamulapati Quoted

Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DOD) has inaugurated a new facility at Tuskegee University in Alabama that will support the study of various topics under aerospace and materials sciences. The Aerospace Education Research and Innovation Center (AERIC) was sponsored by Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and built as part of a $2 million funding effort from Congress. 

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Air Force, Wichita State University to Develop Digital Twin for B-1 Aircraft Maintenance; Joseph Lay Quoted

B-1B Lancer

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has partnered with Wichita State University to create a virtual twin or a digital representation of the B-1B Lancer aircraft for maintenance purposes. The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday it would use the digital twin to forecast maintenance issues that may occur in B-1B units.

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Army Launches UAV Tech Contest for University Students

The U.S. Army invites university students to submit concepts on unmanned aerial vehicles for a chance to win up to $35K, Army Times reported Friday. Wichita State University organizes the C3 Converge/Collaborate/Create Challenge that allows college and graduate students to pitch Army UAV ideas to defense and industry experts.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Leanne Caret, President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Her Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, with her third consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Caret for leading and expanding Boeing’s portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. We are pleased to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Leanne Caret. 

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NASA Selects 11 Educational Institutions for Science, Tech R&D Grants

NASA will invest $8 million in research and technology development projects of 11 academic institutions across the U.S. as part of the space agency’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program. Each winning school will receive up to $750,000 over three years to explore tools and methods that can help NASA facilitate Earth science, aeronautics, human and robotic …

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