Tag Archives: University of Southern California

Lockheed, University Partner for SmallSat Launch Initiative

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Lockheed Martin has partnered with the University of Southern California to launch student-made CubeSat small satellites, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. Students from the university will produce the CubeSats that will undergo integration with a payload built on Lockheed's SmartSat software-defined architecture. SmartSat allows satellite operators to conduct in-orbit mission shifts.

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Gen. Paul Nakasone, NSA & Cybercom Head, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Leading U.S. Efforts in Cyberspace & Intellectual Property Protection

Executive Mosaic is happy to announce Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of U.S. cyber command for the U.S. Army, has been selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his cyberspace contributions and protecting U.S. intellectual property against the nations chipping away at U.S. advantages in cyberspace. This marks the third consecutive Wash100 award for Nakasone.

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ATI to Head DARPA-Backed Consortium for Satellite Servicing Standards

Advanced Technology International will lead a federal government-established group of satellite industry stakeholders from the public and private sectors that is intended to set the standards for satellite servicing. The Analytic Services subsidiary said Thursday that it will head the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations as the prime contractor that …

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IARPA Awards Biometric Presentation Attack Detection Contracts

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded four contracts under a multiyear project that aims to develop and evaluate biometric presentation attack detection technologies. Teams led by Cross Match Technologies, SRI International, Michigan State University and University of Southern California will explore new algorithms, tools and sensors to detect presentation attacks …

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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto Speaks at USC Viterbi’s 2017 Scholarship & Fellowship Dinner

Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group, was one of the featured speakers at the 2017 Scholarship and Fellowship Dinner hosted Wednesday by the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering. Colabatistto is a USC alumnus who established the Colabatistto Family Scholarship in 2015 with his wife Connie, …

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IARPA Selects Partners to Develop Methods for Evaluating the Intelligence Community Workforce

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded research contracts to select industry partners as part of a program to develop continuously sensing, passive and unobtrusive methods to evaluate an individual’s cognitive, physiological and psychological aspects. Lockheed Martin, the University of Memphis, the University of Southern California and the University …

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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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NIST Picks 33 Research Projects to Advance Communication Tech Devt for First Responders

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has selected 33 projects to research and develop broadband communications tools designed for public safety operations through multiyear grants worth $38.5 million combined. NIST selected the projects after the evaluation of 162 proposals from industry, academia and other organizations both in the U.S. and …

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USC ISI Wins Air Force Contract to Support 3D Imaging Tech Devt

The University of Southern California – Information Sciences Institute has won a $30.9 million contract to aid in the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to develop technology development of non-destructive 3D imaging technology for integrated circuits. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract covers support for the Ptychography-based Rapid Imaging of Nano-Structures with …

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Cubic Appoints Corporate HR VP Darryl Albertson as Chief HR & Diversity Officer

Darryl Albertson, formerly Cubic vice president of corporate human resources, will take the new role of chief HR and diversity officer at the company. Cubic said Tuesday Albertson will help broaden the company’s efforts to support and promote diversity and inclusion among its customers, suppliers and employees. “Darryl plays an integral role in bringing qualified talent to …

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Northrop to Fund 7 Nanophotonics, Nanomaterials Research Projects at USC

Northrop Grumman will allot $500,000 to fund seven research projects to be conducted at the Northrop Grumman Institute of Nanophotonics and Nanomaterials at the University of Southern California for 2016. Northrop said Tuesday it worked with USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering to select the projects three months after the partnership inaugurated the institute. The funded research …

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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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