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Three new reports prepared for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) distill the perspectives of executives and technical experts from industry, academia and government on the "ifs" and the "what's next" of emerging intelligent systems-of-systems technologies. The full reports can be accessed from here.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has published this report to the President and the Congress on the progress in the NIT R&D program since 2010. The current study finds that important NITRD investments responsive to the 2010 recommendations have been made, with notable progress in the multi-agency investments in “big data,” NIT-enabled interaction with the physical world, health IT, and cybersecurity. Furthermore, significant progress has been made in creating infrastructure for network scaling and testbeds.
The ASEE Engineering Research Council held a meeting in Washington DC on March 5, 2012. There were presentations from OSTP, ASD-R&E, AFOSR, ARO, DOE, NIH, NSF, ONR, USDA about the agencies' research interests, funding levels and new opportunities including CPS. Several of the presentations had information relevant to CPS, including Dr. Reginald Brothers, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering; John P.
This report, Ensuring American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing, was prepared by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and the President’s Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC). The report provides a strategy and specific recommendations for revitalizing the Nation’s leadership in advanced manufacturing. The proposed startegy has two main components: (1) Creation of a fertile environment for innovation so that the United States provides the overall best environment for business.
DARPA Director's testimony to Congress on March 1, 2011. CPS and the Adaptive Make portfolio receives significant emphasis both in the testimony and in the Q&A.
The testimony can be watched on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zokufJzuzJw
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The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report, “Designing a Digital Future: Federally Funded Research and Development in Networking and Information Technology,” examines the Nation’s Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program.
OSTP Memorandum for the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Science and Technology Priorities for the FY 2012 Budget
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