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Tom Wheeler, Former Chairman of FCC, Joins RapidSOS Advisory Board

Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is joining the RapidSOS Advisory Board.  Wheeler joins two other former FCC chairmen on the Advisory Board, which includes executives with extensive expertise across telecommunications, technology, and public safety sectors. “RapidSOS’ Emergency Platform connects users to emergency services faster and with …

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Parsons Co-Hosts Research Workshop at MIT; Biff Lyons Comments

Parsons has collaborated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s civil and environmental engineering department to conduct a day-long workshop on research projects related to infrastructure, smart cities and transportation. The company said Thursday its leadership representatives and the university’s alumni, faculty and postdoctoral scholars examined the parallels between current industry needs and ongoing research efforts during the …

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MIT Research VP Maria Zuber Elected to Textron Board

Maria Zuber, vice president of research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and chair of the National Science Board, has joined the board of directors at Textron. She oversees MIT’s Lincoln laboratory and interdisciplinary research facilities as well as the university’s research partnerships with the federal government, Textron said Thursday. Zuber is also the E. A. Griswold …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni to Speak at Cambridge Cyber Summit

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, will deliver a speech at the one-day Cambridge Cyber Summit, Delawareonline.com reported Wednesday. Jeff Mordock writes the cybersecurity conference will be held on Oct. 5 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and will cover various topics such as cyber attacks, privacy, cyber countermeasures and public-private …

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MIT-NASA-Boeing Team to Roll Out Systems Engineering Certificate Program; Marc Nance Comments

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has teamed up with NASA and Boeing to launch by summer an online program that seeks to provide the engineering workforce with continuing education and training on systems engineering. MIT Professional Education will deliver four courses under the certificate-based Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods …

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