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Boeing to Sponsor MIT Academic Wind Tunnel Replacement Project

Boeing has pledged to become the lead donor of an $18 million project to replace the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s academic wind tunnel. The company said Monday it will help replace MIT’s 79-year-old Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel with a new tunnel that will be designated “The Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel — a …

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CrowdStrike Establishes Own Foundation to Support Cybersecurity and AI Areas

CrowdStrike has announced the inauguration of its own foundation dedicated to developing next generation talent and research in the areas of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The company said Tuesday the CrowdStrike Foundation will fund scholarships and research for students and scientists studying cybersecurity and AI. The foundation will also provide pro-bono security software …

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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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