Tag Archives: Ralph Semmel

Robert Work Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow

Robert Work, a 27-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has been named a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will work with other APL senior fellows and technical professionals in efforts to help inform policy and technology decisions issued by U.S. …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Facebook’s Building 8 Partner to Develop ‘Silent Speech’ Tech

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has partnered with Facebook‘s Building 8 research and development group to create a “silent speech” technology designed to help users type 100 words per minute using neural signals. APL said Wednesday it will apply its experience from an existing neural prosthetics program for wounded service members …

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Defense Science Board Report: Unmanned Systems Could Boost US Undersea Advantage

A Defense Science Board task force has published a report that describes ways to increase the capacity of U.S. undersea assets and manned platforms using unmanned systems. The report titled “Next-Generation Unmanned Undersea Systems” explores how unmanned systems could disrupt adversary strategies and perform operations that are on hold due to lack of assets, Johns …

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Johns Hopkins University, APL to Join Facebook-Funded Tech Development Research Agreement

Johns Hopkins University and its Applied Physics Laboratory have joined a Facebook-sponsored academic research agreement that looks to advance the development of technology that will support collaborations between researchers and the social media company. The laboratory said Wednesday it will work with 15 other universities, including Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Princeton, University of …

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2 Johns Hopkins Institutions Launch Joint Effort to Help Transform Healthcare Delivery

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Johns Hopkins Medicine have partnered with the goal to help transform diagnosis and treatment of diseases through data analytics and systems engineering methods. APL said Monday the partnership seeks to bring together the Individualized Health Initiative and other Johns Hopkins assets in the field of precision medicine as well as …

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John Allen, Michael Griffin, Samuel Locklear Named Senior Fellows at Johns Hopkins APL

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Michael Griffin, chairman and CEO of Schafer Corp., as well as military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as APL senior fellows. APL said Tuesday Allen, Griffin and Locklear bring leadership and expertise to the lab’s senior fellows program that seeks to address the priorities of …

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NASA Awards Distinguished Public Service Medal to Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Tom Krimigis

NASA has awarded Tom Krimigis, a Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory veteran scientist, the space agency’s highest service honor in a ceremony held at NASA Ames Research Center in California. The NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal recognizes Krimigis’ work to support space exploration programs, John Hopkins APL said Friday. “We are incredibly …

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Paul Stockton, Richard Danzig Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellows

Paul Stockton and Richard Danzig, respectively former officials at the Defense Department and the U.S. Navy, have been appointed senior fellows of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. “Their experiences leading the nation through challenging times and knowledge of emerging technical challenges will further the lab’s impact for the nation,” APL Director Ralph Semmel …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Howard County Economic Development Authority Ink Tech Transfer Pact

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the Howard County Economic Development Authority have forged a transfer partnership to market APL-developed technologies. APL and HCEDA aim to establish new companies that will work to commercialize technologies the partners will pick based on their market potential, Johns Hopkins said Thursday. Ken …

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