Tag Archives: Carnegie Mellon University

DARPA Seeks Proposals for Fourth OFFSET Swarm Sprint, Announces Third Sprint Awardees

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced two awardees for the third sprint of the OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program and begun to seek proposals for the fourth sprint. Soar Technology and Carnegie Mellon University received separate contracts to perform work under the OFFSET program’s third sprint, which aims to explore new human-swarm teaming technologies, DARPA said Monday.
 

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Tom Longstaff Named CTO of Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute

Tom Longstaff, formerly a program manager and principal cybersecurity strategist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory’s asymmetric operations sector, has returned to Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute as chief technology officer. He will be responsible for formulating a technical strategy and overseeing an SEI-funded research program based on technology, industry …

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Nine Teams to Participate in DARPA’s Underground Navigation Tech Development Contest

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen nine multidisciplinary teams to develop approaches to explore underground environments as part of DARPA’s Subterranean Challenge. Participants will aim to produce technology platforms in the areas of autonomy, perception, networking and mobility for potential use by first responders and warfighters, DARPA said Wednesday. SubT is …

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Heidi Magnelia Named CFO of CMU’s Software Engineering Institute

Heidi Magnelia, a finance veteran of multiple government contracting firms, has joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute as chief financial officer. She succeeds Peter Menniti and oversees the institute’s financial, business and central administrative functions in her new role, SEI said Tuesday. Magnelia gained more than three decades of financial …

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Navy Research Teams, Carnegie Mellon Partner to Encourage More Studies in STEM, AI

The Office of Naval Research, Naval Research Laboratory and Carnegie Mellon University have partnered to boost interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and artificial intelligence studies for the U.S. Navy. NRL said Thursday the three entities will educate CMU students on the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief-related aspects of …

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Accenture’s Dominic Delmolino: Agencies Eye Machine Learning, AI Tools for Data Analysis

Dominic Delmolino, chief technology officer of Accenture‘s federal services business, has said some government agencies have started considering machine learning and artificial intelligence as potential tools to help personnel analyze data for missions, GCN reported Sunday. The report noted local, state and federal agencies have increasingly considered the possible advantages of …

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Nicholas Tomlin Joins Apprio as Information Security VP

Nicholas Tomlin, former senior manager at General Dynamics‘ information technology business and a more than two-decade industry veteran, has joined technology firm Apprio as vice president of information security. Apprio said Monday Tomlin will lead the Washington, D.C.-based company’s work with government customers in the areas of enterprise information assurance, cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, security …

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BAE to Help DARPA Develop Conflict Modeling, Evaluation Software for Military Planners

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected BAE Systems to develop a software platform for U.S. military planners to understand and address the causes of a conflict in various missions. BAE said Monday it will create the Causal Modeling for Knowledge Transfer, Exploration and Temporal Simulation platform through a $4.2 million contract from the Air Force Research …

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