- Former DARPA Manager to Lead R&D at QinetiQ
Technology solutions developer QinetiQ North America of McLean, Va., announced that its Technology Solutions Group (TSG) in Waltham, Mass. has appointed Dr. Gregory Duckworth as its first director of advanced research and development. Duckworth joined TSG's Foster-Miller Inc. subsidiary in February 2007 after four years as program manager at DARPA in the Special Projects and Strategic Technologies offices. Duckworth received his ScD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Electrical Engineering and Oceanographic Engineering; EE and SM degrees from the department of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his BSEE from Rice University.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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