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Sep 28, 2022

What is the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and what is the role of the Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics (STAA) team? What kind of services does the STAA provide? How does the STAA differ from the Congressional Research Service (CRS)?

Join Dr. Lewis and Dr. Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist for...


Sep 14, 2022

How can small businesses get involved with government contracts? How do we transition from research and development into product acquisition?

Join us for a conversation with ML Mackey, CEO and a Co-founder of Beacon Interactive Systems on small business innovation, the Department of Defense as a customer, NDIA's Small...


Aug 31, 2022

Does increased precision and speed of decision-making outweigh having a human in the loop? How do we define success in war and defense? 
 
Join Dr. Lewis and Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell, Notre Dame Law School, in this spirited discussion over autonomous weapons systems and the ethical implications of their use,...


Aug 17, 2022

How close are we to fully autonomous flight? What barriers are there to certification and how can we overcome them? How will autonomous technology change the role of pilots? In this episode, Dr. Mark Lewis is joined by Matt George, CEO, and Ashley Pelzek, Vice President Business Operations, Merlin Labs, to...


Aug 3, 2022

How do we get hypersonics into the hands of the warfighter? How does industry leverage academia to field innovative solutions? How can we make sure the workforce is capable of meeting the need?

 

In this episode, Dr. Mark Lewis sits down with John Otto, Program Director, Raytheon Missile Systems, to discuss...