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IARPA Director Lecture

04 / 06 / 2017

At Eckhardt Research Center, Room 301B

Curious about the intelligence R&D funded by the government? Looking for research funding from one of the agencies involved in the Intelligence Community (IC)?

Come join us for a talk and Q&A session with Dr. Jason Matheny, Director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity (IARPA).

On April 6 from 5:00-6:00pm, Dr. Jason Matheny will provide an overview of IARPA and its research mission within the Intelligence Community.  IARPA has funded hundreds of research projects in academia, industry, and FFRDCs, in areas as diverse as machine learning, human judgment, neuroscience, epidemiology, linguistics, cybersecurity, counterproliferation, and high-performance computing. This talk will summarize what has been learned in the first 10 years of IARPA's research, its plans for future research, and potential funding opportunities for the research community.

Where: Eckhardt Research Center, Room 301B

When: April 6, 5:00-6:00pm

RSVP by April 5: Omeca Wadley -



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