Tag Archives: Arizona State University

DARPA awards autonomous cybersecurity research contracts to STR, Arizona State University

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded an $8.7 million contract to  Systems Technology and Research and a $7.5 million contract to Arizona State University to support DARPA’s Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems program. DARPA received 30 offers for the project via a competitive acquisition process under an open broad agency …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Teresa Carlson, VP of Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services

ExecutiveBiz spoke with four-time Wash100 recipient Teresa Carlson about Amazon Web Services’ current offerings and output from the AWS re:Invent 2017 conference. On topics ranging from innovation in cloud computing to hyperscale in the public sector, here’s what she had to say: “We’ve seen our government customers use the cloud …

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Navy Selects Charles River Analytics to Identify, Assess Bots on Social Media

Charles River Analytics has been awarded by the U.S. Navy a potential $2 million contract to perform analysis and identify “bots” on social media networks under an Office for Naval Research program. The Composable Hybrid Approach to Recognizing Bots and their Influence in Social Media Analysis or CHARISMA program aims to distinguish and assess risk, threats …

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Charles River Analytics-Led Team to Develop Automated Cyber Attack Prediction System for IARPA

Charles River Analytics has secured a potential $10.5 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to help IARPA develop an automated system to forecast impending cyber attacks. Charles River Analytics said Tuesday it will lead an interdisciplinary team of professionals from  Battelle, Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary, Assured Information Security, Arizona State …

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NASA Selects 8 Universities to Participate in Small Spacecraft Projects

NASA has chosen eight university teams to work with the agency’s engineers and scientists on two-year projects to develop new small spacecraft technologies. The space agency said Saturday these collaborations aim to create small, lightweight spacecraft that could support science, exploration and space operations. NASA chose from a variety of submitted proposals …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E’s SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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MDA Subsidiary an Industrial Partner on Potential NASA Discovery Mission

A subsidiary of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates will support the research efforts of NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other institutions on the asteroid Psyche as an industrial partner on a potential Discovery mission. MDA said Thursday Space Systems/Loral will participate in work on concept design studies with Lindy Elkins-Tanton, principal investigator on the project and director …

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