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2019-2020 Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows Announced

September 5, 2019

The Department of Defense Minerva Research Initiative is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 cohort of the Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows. This year, over 110 applicants from 70 U.S. universities applied for this prestigious award. The dissertations chosen for the Peace Scholar Fellowship show the greatest potential to advance peacebuilding and security fields, and…

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LUCI Fellow wins Top Scientist and Engineer of the Year Award

September 4, 2019

2017 Laboratory University Collaborative Initiative LUCI Fellow Brittany Lynn received the 2018 Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) Research, Development, and Acquisition (RD&A) Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year Award for Emerging Scientist. Dr. Lynn is a driving force behind the advancement of new short and ultra-short laser-induced plasma applications…

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SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 Minerva Meeting & Program Review

September 4, 2019

SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 Minerva Meeting & Program Review. At this annual event, Minerva grant awardees will share research findings to date with defense policy makers and military operations personnel throughout the two-day review. Pending conference approval, the 2019 Minerva Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, on September 18-19. More details, including…

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SBIR Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) topics are now in pre-release!

August 30, 2019

The DOD SBIR 19.3 and STTR 19.C Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) topics are now in pre-release! You can now view topics, ask questions through the SITIS Q&A system, and contact topic authors directly (contact information is listed with the topic). This BAA will officially open for proposal submission on September 24, 2019!

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National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Conference

August 16, 2019

On August 5-8, the first annual National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Conference took place in San Diego, California. This three and a half-day conference was hosted by the tri-services (Army, Navy, and Air Force) in coordination with the Basic Research Office and featured over 190 current and former DoD NDSEG fellow research…

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Applications for the SMART Fellowship are Officially open!

August 5, 2019

Applications for the SMART Fellowship are Officially open! Science Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program was established as a concentrated effort to enhance the Department of Defense (DoD) workforce with talented, innovative and brilliant scientists, engineers and researchers. For over a decade, SMART Scholars have been working within labs and agencies…

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