Research Collaboration with the U.S. Army
DATE: 7 April 2017
LOCATION: Kristen Nygaards sal (room 5370), Ole Johan Dahl's House.
12:00h Welcome at IFI
12:15h Talk: Basic Research Collaboration Opportunities with the U.S. Army
SPEAKER: Amanda B. Napier, U.S. Army Research
ABSTRACT: The U.S. Army supports innovative Basic and Applied Research (B&AR) and scientific discovery through international engagement and collaboration with the world's best scientists. Several collaborative research opportunities exist, including: research grants to academic institutions, grants to support academic and scientific forums, and grants to fund foreign expert travel for collaboration with Army Labs & Centers. An overview of these collaboration and funding opportunities and technical areas of interest will be provided..
SPEAKER BIO: Ms. Amanda Napier is a Science Advisor in the domain of Aviation and Missile at the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, stationed at the International Technology Center – Southern Europe and at the Embassy of the United States – Paris, France. Ms. Napier earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Kentucky (2007) and the University of Florida (2012), respectively.
Prior to her U.S. Army Research career, Ms. Napier served as a Materials and Processes Engineer for The Boeing Company working on the Constellation/Ares I Upper Stage program at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.
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