Notable Technical Inquiry

Can DSIAC supply U.S. Department of Defense subject matter experts for critical technology area advising?

DSIAC was asked to refer subject matter experts (SMEs) to an international science and technology group for support in critical manufacturing. DSIAC contacted numerous SMEs and provided a set of highly-experienced, recommended experts for participation in the international group.

Voice From The Community

Tyler Englestad

Dr. Englestad, recently appointed as the integrated threat analysis and simulation environment (ITASE) systems lead,oversees the development and maintenance of 200+ intelligence community (IC) validated threat models. ITASE is the IC-wide modeling and simulation architecture designed to provide threat-representative, systems-of systems, kill-chain analysis for the Department of Defense. He is also a computational fluid dynamics subject mater expert for DIA’s MSIC where Tyler Englestand, ITASE Systems Lead, Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA's) Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) he is leading a project to reduce aerodynamics characterizations from weeks to days using general-purpose graphics processing unit technologies.

In This Issue

DoD Is Soliciting an RFI for Short Term Solutions to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic Through the Medical CBRN Defense Consortium

The purpose of this special notice is to obtain information via white papers from both MCDC members and other interested industry/academia partners in […]

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AUGUST 13, 2019

“Talking Lasers” That Beam Messages to Our Ears in the Works: Pentagon

Hold on to your tinfoil hats because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing lasers that can talk. Huh? Weapons researchers at the U.S. Department of Defense have been working on less deadly means of warfare, including this laser weapon that can send brief messages — in the form

JULY 30, 2019

“Intelligent-Rail” Software Destined for Next-Gen Squad Weapon

The Army has approved an upgraded software and hardware system that will be integrated into its next-generation squad weapon. “T-Worx, a technology innovation company based in Sterling, Virginia, is a component supplier and provides the I-Rail to all of the next-generation squad weapon competitors,” said Ben Feldman, the company’s chief engineer and I-Rail developer. “The

DECEMBER 04, 2017

1.3  μM Submilliamp Threshold Quantum Dot Micro-Lasers on Si

As a promising integration platform, silicon photonics need on-chip laser sources that dramatically improve capability, while trimming size and power dissipation in a cost-effective way for volume manufacturability. Currently, direct heteroepitaxial growth of III–V laser structures on Si using quantum dots as the active region is a vibrant field of research, with the potential to