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MITRE in the News - 2012
MITRE's work is often cited in various print and online publications. "MITRE in the News" provides excerpts from and links to articles in which the company's work and research appears.
Article Title: "Want a Flying Drone? These Students 3D-Printed Their Own"
"...the "Wendy" aircraft—named for Turman and Easter's mother—is the latest demonstration of the power of 3D prototyping. The project is the brainchild of Michael Balazs and Jonathan Rotner, two scientists at research and engineering firm MITRE's Center for Integrated Intelligence Systems. Their mission, jointly funded by the Department of Defense and MITRE, is to develop cheaper and faster solutions to expensive government programs, such as building autonomous aircraft..."
Article Title: "ACSC Launches Regional Agenda to Attack Cyber Threats"
"...The center, located at the MITRE Corp. in Bedford and launched by Mass Insight Global Partnerships, a Boston-based consulting firm, announced its new agenda focused around a new model for research and development through education partnerships..."
Article Title: "This Is Just a Test: Emergency Responders Tap the Twitterverse"
"...This simulated calamity was organized by MITRE, a nonprofit that manages federally funded research projects. Its conclusions could lead federal, state and local officials to look more closely at how they can use social media to improve disaster response..."
Homeland Security Today
Article Title: "Experiment Crowdsources Public in Emergency Response Decision-Making"
"...In the current experiment, about 200 students from George Mason University provided their reaction to simulated events in a microblogging application called Chirp, an open-source version of Twitter. Emergency managers analyze social media communications using software developed by MITRE called the Citizen Emergency Response Portal System (CERPS), which supports real-time analysis of social media for decision support in crisis management..."
Change the Equation
Article Title: "At MITRE, 'Random Acts of STEM'—and Employee Passion—Make Up for Limits on Philanthropic Spending"
"...As a not-for-profit organization, The MITRE Corporation is limited in the amount of dollars it can spend on philanthropy. But the company is proving that there are other terrific ways to inspire STEM learning..."
Minnesota Public Radio
Article Title: "NASA, UND Test New Sensing Technology for Unmanned Aircraft"
"...In dozens of tests, the computer has reacted in time to avoid a collision, said Jeff Mittelman with MITRE, a government-funded research and development company in Virginia. Mittelman has worked with University of North Dakota faculty and students to develop this avoidance system..."
Article Title: "Executive Spotlight: MITRE CFO Mark Kontos"
"...Senior vice president and chief financial officer Mark Kontos recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the services MITRE provides for the federal government, hotspots in new technological developments and lessons he's learned throughout his career..."
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Article Title: "Companies Join Forces with CTEF to Provide Hands-on Training"
"...Bob Cherinka, senior principal information systems engineer for MITRE in Tampa, said the nonprofit continuously hires interns every summer, both from its partnership with CTEF and from schools directly..."
Article Title: "We Can't Wait: The United States Needs More People with Technical Expertise"
"...Even before the recent economic downturn there was concern about where America was going to get the technical talent needed to continue the pace of innovation and growth. Our country needs more individuals with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)..." [MITRE president and CEO Al Grasso]
Article Title: "JetBlue to Fly RNP AR Approaches into JFK"
"...JetBlue Airways was awarded FAA approval to fly Required Navigation Performance - Authorization Required (RNP AR) approaches to Runways 13L and 13R at its home base at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport with its fleet of Airbus A320. The non-public approach, which was designed by MITRE Corp., will utilize a constant vertical descent, in conjunction with a precise curved flight path, designed to stabilize the approach path, reduce flight times, reduce noise levels and increase fuel savings by as much as 18 gallons per flight for the airline..."
Healthcare Technology News
Article Title: "New Standards Support Patient Data Exchange"
"...Standards development organizations OMG and Health Level Seven International have announced availability of the hData Record Format and hData RESTful Transport specifications for electronically exchanging patient information. The organizations developed the new standards with assistance from The MITRE Corp. The hData RESTful Transport specifications are low-cost and easy to deploy compared with other exchange standards, according to the organizations..."
Article Title: "Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire"
"...In the new study, researchers led by Johnson and simulation engineer Brian Tivnan of the University of Vermont analyzed millisecond-scale price logs from 600 markets. The numbers were gathered by Nanex, a Chicago-based company that sells live market data. Tivnan also works for The MITRE Corporation, a nonprofit engineering and technology consultancy that provides research support to U.S. regulatory agencies. Both the U.S. and European Union are actively investigating further intervention in the machine trading world..."
Article Title: "The Day We Strive For"
"...[MITRE Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer Patrick Foxworthy] is responsible for managing the execution of technology pilots for an organization within DHS. The implementation and results of these pilots will help shape and strengthen DHS' acquisition strategy and process while informing the department with best practices for the interaction of science and technology/research and development organizations with end-user components..."
Regional Catastrophic Planning Team (RCPT) Newsletter
Article Title: "'The Right Idea' in Information Sharing"
"...The MITRE Corporation, a non-profit funded by the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, has been essential to creating forward thinking technology for the NY-NJ-CT-PA RCPT. MITRE has the mission of providing homeland security stakeholders like first responders and emergency managers with the tools they needs for integrated communications..."
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