Tag Archives: University of Alabama

University of Alabama at Birmingham Wins NASA’s Cold Stowage II Contract

Cold Stowage II Contract

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded the Cold Stowage II contract from NASA. Under the potential $48.3 million, single award, cost-no-fee contract, the university will deliver a suite of freezers that will maintain a controlled temperature environment for science samples aboard the International Space Station (ISS), as well as to and from low-Earth orbit.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Manufacture AR1 Rocket Engine in Huntsville, Alabama

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne has decided to build its AR1 rocket engine technology in Huntsville, Alabama, and create as many as 100 jobs to support production work. The company said Monday it is developing AR1 to help end U.S. dependence on foreign-made engines for national security and civil space launch programs. Eileen Drake, president and CEO of Aerojet Rocketdyne, said Huntsville is …

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Micro Craft CEO Kenneth Sullivan to Chair NDIA Manufacturing Division

The National Defense Industrial Association has named Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Micro Craft, as chairman of NDIA’s manufacturing division. He previously served as vice chairman of the same division and chaired the association’s  supply chain network committee, NDIA said Monday. Bruce Roulstone, vice president of program development at NDIA, said Sullivan will work …

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DOE Selects 6 Projects to Develop Tech for Thermal Efficiency at Combined-Cycle Power Plants

The Energy Department‘s National Energy Technology Laboratory will invest $30 million in six selected Phase 2 projects to help develop technologies for gas turbine components and supercritical carbon dioxide power cycles. DOE said Wednesday it seeks technologies that work to help combined-cycle power plants meet a target thermal efficiency rating of 65 percent from its …

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Mitre, University of Maryland Select 5 Recipients for Cybersecurity Research Grants

The Mitre-operated National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center and the University System of Maryland have awarded $293,00 in total seed grants to five U.S. academic researchers to examine cybersecurity challenges. The grantees are George Karabatis and Adam Porter of the University of Maryland, Jim Jones of George Mason University, Ravi Sandhu of the University of Texas and Jeff Walker of …

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Lockheed, University of Alabama Form Data Analytics Partnership; Ray O. Johnson Comments

Lockheed Martin and the University of Alabama have partnered to establish a data science center that will offer analytics research services to other organizations. The lab will be built to provide a collaborative data analytics environment for government, commercial and academic organizations and work to help them solve complex operational issues, …

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