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DarpaEngaging with DARPA

Presented by Dr. Stefanie TompkinsDefense Sciences Office Director, DARPA

Date: September 20, 2016, 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Location: Gordon Institute, 200 Boston Ave, Suite 2400, Medford Campus

This presentation will give an overview of DARPA, working with DARPA and the Defense Sciences Office, and description of some of the current activities DSO’s program managers are working on.

This workshop is open to all researchers. Registration is not required. If you won’t be able to attend the presentation in person, please email us.


DARPA’s mission is to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security, thus catalyzing the development of capabilities that give the Nation new options for preventing and creating strategic surprise.

The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is one of six technical offices at the agency that also includes the Biological Technologies Office (BTO) and  Information Innovation Office (I2O) among others.

DARPA seeks robust engagement directly with potential university partners. DARPA’s work spans the spectrum from basic research to applied research to operational applications–a range of activity that offers numerous opportunities for academic engagement.