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ASU Named DoD’s Technology Transfer Center of Excellence

Arizona State University (ASU) has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Department of Defense to create a new  “Pracademic Center of Excellence in Technology Transfer” (PACE/T2).  Technology transfer (T2) from Federal government laboratories, especially for the Department of ……

SDSI Director Gives Plenary Presentation at 2013 AIAA Combined Conferences

SDSI’s Director, Dr. Werner J.A. Dahm, gave the opening plenary presentation at the 2013 AIAA Combined Conferences held in Boston, MA during 19-22 August.  Over 1000 attendees at the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics ……

Nation’s Highest-Ranking Military Officer Visits SDSI

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey, met with leadership of the Security & Defense Systems Initiative (SDSI) on 9 May 2013 as part of a visit to ASU to give the Spring 2013 undergraduate ……

U.S. Army EPG Notes Partnership With SDSI

The partnership between ASU’s Security & Defense Systems Initiative (SDSI) and the U.S. Army’s Electronic Proving Ground (EPG) at Ft. Huachuca was recently highlighted in an article on the Army’s web site.  The article notes that EPG has begun a ……

Plenary Presentation at 2013 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting

Dr. Werner J.A. Dahm, Director of ASU’s “Security & Defense Systems Initiative” (SDSI), gave a plenary presentation at the AIAA’s 2013 Aerospace Sciences Meeting held in the Dallas/Fort Worth region during 7-10 January 2013.  His presentation, titled “Establishing Trust in Autonomous Aerosystems:  V&V ……

Visiting Navy Scientist in Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense

Dr. Tim Burgin from the Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) Defense Concepts and Experimentation Branch (Z21) of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division is spending a year in residence in ASU’s Security & Defense Systems Initiative (SDSI).  His goals ……

SDSI Researcher is Elevated to IEEE Fellow

Professor Antonia Papandreou-Suppappola, a researcher in ASU’s Security & Defense Systems Initiative (SDSI) and a Professor of Electrical Engineering in ASU’s School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, was recently given one of the IEEE’s most prestigious honors when she ……

Future Tense Event on Directed Energy Weapon Systems

In a Future Tense event in Washington D.C. on 15 January 2013 organized by Slate magazine and the New America Foundation, the Director of ASU’s Security & Defense Systems Initiative (SDSI), Dr. Werner J.A. Dahm, was featured in a conversation on directed ……

Halden to lead new Center for Environmental Security

ASU professor Rolf Halden has been named ASU’s Security and Defense Systems Initiative (SDSI) lead for biosecurity and will direct the new Center for Environmental Security (CES).  The role of CES is to protect human populations and our planet by detecting, minimizing ……

Keynote Talk at Safe, Secure Software & Systems Symposium

SDSI’s Director gave the keynote address titled “Establishing Certifiable Trust in Autonomy: V&V of Complex Cyber-Physical Systems” at the Air Force’s recent “S5 Symposium” on technological innovations in safety and security verification and validation (V&V) techniques. …

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