An interview with Sammies emerging leader award winner Callie Higgins

by • 10 months ago

The NIST scientist has been recognized for enabling significant advances in the 3D printing of synthetic materials.

Huntington Ingalls to acquire cybersecurity, R&D company Alion for $1.7B

by • 1 year ago

The deal will boost the defense contractor’s presence in the military intelligence and cybersecurity market.

DHS overhauls its Science & Technology Directorate

by • 4 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security is redesigning the technology accelerator it uses to fund and help commercialize new solutions.

NSF and congressional leaders fret declining R&D budget with China on the rise

by • 4 years ago

Congressional leaders lamented that while the NSF’s budget remains at 2017 levels, the Chinese are committing more R&D resources to emerging technologies.

Getting AI to enhance government work will take serious R&D funding, officials tell Congress

by • 4 years ago

As a House subcommittee continues examining the government's relationship to artificial intelligence, members hear a simple message: Agencies can't make the most of it without the right amount of funding.

Pentagon moving $100M to hunt for cyber bugs in weapons systems

by • 6 years ago

​The Pentagon is reprogramming $100 million allocated for cyber research and development, to use on hunting for vulnerabilities in large weapons systems instead, according to budget documents.