Tag Archives: Northeastern University

CTC to Support 2 Army Structural Tech R&D Projects; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received two subcontracts to research and develop technologies for potential use in manufacturing tactical shelter systems and airborne platforms for the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with multiple universities to study  engineered and strategic materials, additive manufacturing models and materials by design …

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New Army Northeast Research Hub to Collaborate With Industry on Science, Tech Projects

The Army Research Laboratory has established a regional hub on the Northeastern University campus in Burlington, Massachusetts to conduct science and technology projects. ARL Northeast is located at NU’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and will collaborate with multiple companies and academic researchers in efforts to build …

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IARPA Awards Contracts for Research on Human-Machine Geopolitical Forecasting Tech

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded research contracts under the Hybrid Forecasting Competition program that aims to enhance the accuracy of geopolitical event prediction methods. IARPA selected HRL Laboratories, Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary and the University of Southern California to conduct research on hybrid forecasting systems under the HFC program, the …

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NSF Selects Ignite-Northeastern University Team for Wireless Network R&D Program

A team comprised of US Ignite and Northeastern University has received a $6.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a program that seeks to accelerate research on future wireless communication and networking technologies. NSF said US Ignite and NSF will oversee the program office of the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research program …

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Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool

Next Century has received a three-year contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a signals intelligence-based tool that will work to forecast societal events as part of IARPA’s Mercury Program. The SIGINT-based Anticipation of Future Events technology will be built to detect and predict terrorist or military activities, civil unrest and rare …

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: CEOs Should Review Company Cyber Strategies

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, urged fellow executives at a forum last week to review their companies’ cybersecurity strategy as threats become more sophisticated and cybersecurity becomes more than just an information technology concern. The company said Sept. 17 Kennedy told his audience at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum that corporate leaders …

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