Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Gene Colabatistto, Kevin Kelly Inducted Into George Washington University’s Engineering Hall of Fame

George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science has inducted Gene Colabatistto, a group president at CAE, and LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly into the GWU Engineering Hall of Fame. Colabatistto, Kelly and five other industry and government leaders were recognized in an Oct. 22 ceremony for their contributions in the technology, management and engineering …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Wilmer Eye Institute Get NIH Grant for Disease-Detection Tools

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a grant to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute for the development of tools that detect the onset of age-related macular degeneration. The lab said Tuesday the research team will utilize machine learning and image analysis technology to detect lesions …

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NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft to End Nearly 4 Years at Mercury’s Orbit

NASA‘s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft has uncovered several key information about the planet Mercury during its nearly four years of on-orbit operations. NASA said Thursday the Messenger spacecraft is now anticipated to crash-land on Mercury by the end of the month as it runs out of helium gas propellant following a series …

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Johns Hopkins APL Picks Northrop Solar Probe Navigator for NASA Program; Bob Mehltretter Comments

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has awarded Northrop Grumman a $3 million contract to supply the navigational system for NASA’s Solar Probe Plus satellite. Northrop will build the Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit to help the robotic shuttle stay on its flight path using the company’s hemispherical resonator gyro technology, Northrop said Tuesday. …

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Donna Gregg to Head APL’s Assymetric Operations Sector

Donna Gregg, former mission area executive for cyber operations at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has moved into a new role as head of the lab’s asymmetric operations sector. Gregg will be responsible for overseeing APL’s work in cyber operations, homeland protection and special operations, the lab said Friday. She assumes the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Co-Sponsors NASA Mobile App Design Contest; Nate Parsons Comments

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is sponsoring a marathon-style event designed to help NASA develop mobile applications and other technology for space program use. APL and interactive platform developer Bolster Labs will co-host NASA’s platform coding and design contest in the Baltimore-Washington region on April 12 and 13, …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Host Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition; Lewis Lightner Comments

Eight collegiate cyber defense teams will participate in the 2014 National CyberWatch Center Mid-Atlantic Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition next week at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland. JHUAPL said Wednesday that this year’s simulated scenario will have professional security experts pose as cyber terrorists and conduct attacks intended to …

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Johns Hopkins APL-Navy Research Team Makes Anti-Corrosion Paint Additive; Frank Furman Comments

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Office of Naval Research have developed a paint additive they hope can help prevent corrosion of vehicles’ metal surfaces. The U.S. Navy said Wednesday that the polyfibroblast powder is designed to be mixed with commercial paint primers and for its composition to help scratched paint heal …

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