IDA in the Research Community
IDA Research Staff participate actively in various professional activities – both within their disciplines and ancillary to them – including publishing in the open literature. Below are some recent citations of IDA Researchers and their work.
IDA President Interviewed on Television
Dr. Chu discussed policy changes for DoD civilian layoffs during a workforce reduction as part of his role as Co-Chair of the National Academy of Public Administration during a January 30 interview.
IDA President Addresses Naval Postgraduate School
NPS Monterey @NPS_Monterey Jan 26
Dr. David Chu, President, challenges students to design future force during latest Guest Lecture
(photo NPS Monterey)
2016 Excellence in Enterprise Information Award
IDA was competitively awarded the AFEI Excellence in Enterprise Information Award 2016 for the State Cyber Hub Operations Framework project. The ITSD team was nominated by the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer. Innovation, operational consequence, and cultural change were the basis of the award. Congratulations to the IDA team: Laura Odell, Cameron DePuy, Corbin Fauntleroy, Edna Jordan, and Robert Rolfe.
STPI Support-Near-Earth Object Preparedness Study
The Office of the President released the National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy in December. The study, which was essentially conceived, developed, and written by STPI, has been cited by multiple sources; this list is current as of today.
IDA Researchers Featured in ITEA Journal
IDA President David Chu and Researchers Laura Freeman and Kassandra Froncyk were featured in the December 2016 issue of The ITEA Journal of Test and Evaluation. ITEA supplied IDA with an “IDA excerpt” of the three pieces by IDA staff; their publication is otherwise available only to members.
Congratulations to IDA Scholar Tara McGovern!
IDA congratulates IAD Research Associate Tara McGovern on completion of her PhD program in Public Policy at George Mason University through the IDA Scholar Award program.
IDA Researchers' Work Published
OED researchers Dan Pechkis, Nelson Pacheco, and Tye Botting’s peer-reviewed article “Statistical Approach to the Operational Testing of Space Fence” appeared in the November IEEE Aerospace & Electronics Systems Magazine.
Study on Defending Against High Speed Weapons Available
STPI Director Mark Lewis is the lead author for a report entitled A Threat to America's Global Vigilance, Reach, and Power—High-Speed Maneuvering Weapons, which is now available for download from the National Academies website. Dr. Lewis chaired the Air Force Studies Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine committee on “Defending Against High Speed Weapons” over the course of this past year, which produced the report, and has been briefing it to senior DOD and IC leadership.
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