Military Science Resources

Military Resource Blog Writer
Roy Wright

NSF National Nanotechnology Initiative NNI

13 June, 2017 – 14 June, 2017, NSF Hq., Arlington, VA

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Nanoscience refers to the ability to manipulate individual atoms and molecules, making it possible to build machines on the scale of human cells or create materials and structures from the bottom up with novel properties. Nanoscience could change the way almost everything is designed and made, from automobile tires to vaccines to objects not yet imagined.

Nanosensor Manufacturing Workshop – provide valuable inputs as the NNI agencies continue to plan for scalable manufacturing and commercialization of nanosensors. 

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office ~ Lisa Friedersdorf

Challenges faced during manufacture and responses to these challenges ~ Joseph Stetter, SPEC Sensors

Starting Up with a Nanosensor ~ Mei He, Kansas State University

Scalable Nano and Microscale Printing of Sensors and Electronics ~ Ahmed Busnaina, Northeastern University

Workshop Panel Discussion

Nanosensor Fabrication ~ Michael Huff, MNX

Nanosensor Testing ~ Abhishek Motayed, N5 Sensors, Inc.
~ Susan Rose-Pehrsson, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Nanosensors for Aerospace & Building Industries ~ Sameh Dardona, United Technologies Research Center


Dorothy Farrell, National Cancer Institute

Relevant Resources


Global Connected Aircraft Summit 2017

  • 7 June, 2017 – 9 May, 2017, Arlington, VA, United States

The GCA Summit launched in 2014 has included participants from Emirates, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, ANA (Japan) Saudia, Scandinavian Airlines, Nok Air, British Airways, the FAA, Etihad Airways, Norwegian, Icelandair, Hawaiian Airlines, Finnair, Gulf Air, Royal Caribbean, Rolls Royce, Federal Express, Cisco, Marriott Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, NetJets etc.

The Summit brings together companies to assess early market lessons, potential demands, and best practices.  Avionics and Via Satellite magazines bring together panels on topics ranging from airline business models and cockpit improvements, telemedicine, to satellite bandwidth and alternative industry perspectives.

This three-day educational summit will feature keynote speakers from world renowned brands such as Facebook, Google and HTC, speakers from the world’s top airlines, multiple networking opportunities on and off site, and a chance to truly understand the concept of global connectivity beyond the passenger experience in order to increase efficiency and offer cutting edge services.

The Global Connected Aircraft Summit is a powerful relationship-building and marketing opportunity – giving access to executives representing some of the world’s largest airlines, fast-paced companies, and dynamic organizations in the aerospace and avionics industries. This premier summit is the only industry event dedicated to complete connected solutions, with a protected networking environment for attendees and sponsors to help you have the one-on-one, personal conversations that will move your business forward.

Military Radar Summit 2017

  • 27 February, 2017 – 1 March, 2017, Arlington, VA, United States

Today’s increased hostility and changing relationships are substantially increasing our detection capabilities of foreign assets great and small.  UAV’s are becoming an asset that nearly every nation possesses and we must improve capabilities to detect aerial, land and sea platforms. New technology is critical and every second counts of environmental monitoring is essential.


  • Transforming the Battlefield Sensor Network
  • Next Generation Radar for Contested Environments
  • Upgrades in Military Radar for UAVs
  • Extending and Upgrading the Capabilities of Existing Radar Assets
  • Patriot Missile’s Reinvention — Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMIC) at Work
  • Future Intelligent Military Radar – Cognitive Radar and Autonomous Machine Intelligence
  • Advancements in Ground Radar Technology
  • Bistatic/ Multistatic Military Radar for UAV Swarms
  • Very Low SWaP-C Military Subsystems and Components
  • Modular Upgrade Opportunities in Major US Radar Efforts


  • Tony Crowder, Executive Director of Air and Marine Operations Center, U. S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Brian Lihani, Deputy Chief Aerospace Warning Branch, NORAD
  • Joseph R. Guerci, IEEE Fellow, IEEE Warren D. White Award, IEEE
  • Muralidhar Rangaswamy, Fellow IEEE Senior Advisor for Radar Research, AFRL/RYAP
  • Luke Miller, EW/ISR System Architect, Xilinx
  • Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand (RCAF), Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Defense
  • Jeffrey Krolick, Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Activity
  • Torreon Creekmore, Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
  • Dr. Tom Rondeau, Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Kelly Sherbondy, Team Leader, Army Research Laboratory
  • Brian Phelan, Senior Engineer, Army Research Laboratory
  • Braham Himed, Technical Advisor, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Jason Matheny, Director of IARPA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Kurt Sorensen, Manager, ISR EM & Sensor, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Randall McFadden, Director, Acquisition Management and Integration Center, U.S. Air Force
  • Anthony Martone, Senior Scientist, Army Research Laboratory
  • Ernest Winston, Airborne Electronic Attack Requirement Officer, U.S. Navy
  • Damon Feltman, Chief of Global Warning and Defense Division, U.S. Air Force Space Command
  • Dr. Keith Gremban, Director, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, U.S. Department of Commerce

  • 16 May, 2017 – 17 May, 2017, Alexandria, VA, United States

Global business leaders dedicated to performance and capability improvement from an array of background, countries, and experiences. A series of workshops, keynotes, and interactive sessions focused on delivering actionable insights on what it means to be a capable, mature organization.

Opening Keynote presentation from Greg Williams, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate at NASA

80+ speakers shared their knowledge of CMMI adoption and capability improvement experience

7 Tracks captivating business need sessions

Interactive Workshop  Agile values, Collaboration, and Teamwork.  Project planning in a sprint, and build a village experience in a wide variety of Agile facilitated by Scrum Master, Ross Timmerman of Broadsword.

Capability Counts 2017?

  • Global business leaders dedicated to achieving a competitive edge by streamlining their capabilities
  • Take away ready-to-use resources and tools from industry experts to share with your organization
  • Share best practices and business challenges with your peers during networking opportunities

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