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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $873M Contract for DoD R&D, Analysis & Engineering Services

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential $873M contract for analytic, engineering, research, development, test and evaluation services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Washington Headquarters Services announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. APL will support OSD in global-regional …

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David Van Wie Named Johns Hopkins APL Air & Missile Defense Sector Head

David Van Wie, formerly mission area executive for precision strike mission at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been named head of the nonprofit research organization’s air and missile defense sector. He will lead the segment that aims to increase the country’s ability to defend against missile and aircraft …

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Johns Hopkins APL-Built Spacecraft Sends Data After Flyby Near Ultima Thule

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — A spacecraft that Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory built for NASA has traveled the farthest among any spacecraft in history after it reached its target object in the Kuiper Belt, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the New Horizons mission has flown past Ultima Thule, which …

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Johns Hopkins APL Supports Army Project on Self-Righting Autonomous EOD Robot

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has collaborated with U.S. Army researchers to build software that will serve to provide a self-righting capability to the future Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. APL said Friday its work with the Army Research Laboratory …

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Johns Hopkins APL Tops IARPA Forecasting Challenge on Geopolitical Issues

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2018 — A group from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has won a seven-month competition organized by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity that sought to utilize crowdsourcing to help the intelligence community predict geopolitical events, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday its “DigitalDelphi” team …

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Accenture Federal Services Hires Johns Hopkins APL’s Ian McCulloh as Chief Data Scientist

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has appointed Ian McCulloh, formerly chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as chief data scientist within the company’s analytics and applied intelligence practice, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The U.S. Army veteran, who has also worked as …

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Ian McCulloh Named Chief Data Scientist at Accenture Federal Services; Bryan Rich Quoted

Ian McCulloh, formerly a chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been named chief data scientist within the analytics and applied intelligence practice at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. Bryan Rich, head of the analytics and applied intelligence practice at Accenture Federal Services, said in a statement …

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Mitre Taps Former DoD Official Robert Work for Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — Mitre has added Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, to its Visiting Fellows Program, where he will work alongside former DoD secretary Ashton Carter and others to help address critical national issues, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “[Work] brings a vast knowledge and decades …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Medical School Study Navigation Capability of Robot Swarms, Human Brain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is part of a research team that is looking into a cognitive mechanism called dynamic replanning in an effort to build on the navigational algorithms of autonomous robotic swarms, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The lab said Monday the National …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Air Force Contract for Space Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received a $23.8M contract from the U.S. Air Force for lifecycle services in support of the service branch’s space assets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award includes a cost-plus-fixed-fee task order and covers technical and program …

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