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Close Encounters with the NextGen of STEM

By Rick Ambrose, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company It’s time to let the next generation in on a secret. The fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) aren’t just where the jobs are. They’re where the excitement is as well. I’ve spent the past 30 years leading aerospace and technology teams,…

Nanotechnology: Small-Scale Engineering Leads to Oversized Opportunities

By Travis Earles, Lockheed Martin Senior Manager, Advanced Material and Nanotechnology Initiatives “Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were.” -Carl Sagan, famed astronomer, astrophysicist and cosmologist   Imagine a world where we have the ability to understand and control matter at the nanoscale, where unique phenomena enable novel applications. A world where…

Girls that Code are Cool

By Jeri Moses, Lockheed Martin Engineer When I tell people I work at Lockheed Martin, they often assume I work in finance or human resources. This is a strange assumption considering more than 50 percent of Lockheed Martin employees are technologists and engineers. But, females are underrepresented in engineering, particularly in computer science. I may be…

The Future of Human Innovation

By Barri Gurau, Corporate Energy Initiatives Lockheed Martin How long do you think it took for the world’s population to reach 1 billion? It took more than a century for the world’s population to double to 2 billion, which we reached in the 1930s. Since then, the population has grown at an incredible rate to…

Make a Difference in the World…Become an Engineer

By Stephanie C. Hill, Lockheed Martin’s Vice President and General Manager of Information Systems & Global Solutions Civil & 2014 Black Engineer of the Year If you want to make a difference in the world – a great place to start is as an engineer or scientist! During my 27 years at Lockheed Martin, I have had…

Stephanie C. Hill – Computer Software Engineer and Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions Civil line of business; recipient of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for 2014 Looking back recently on her lengthy and high-profile career at Lockheed Martin, engineer and executive Stephanie C.…

Find Your Passion at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

Guest Blog By Melissa Rhoads, biotechnology strategist at Lockheed Martin Every New Year’s Eve, my siblings and cousins wrote down what we wanted to be when we grew up, and year after year, I dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. It was not until I cleaned manure all day at a volunteer zoo event that I…

LOCKHEED MARTIN SEES FESTIVAL AS CRITICAL TO INSPIRING FUTURE ENGINEERS

By Jeff Wilcox, Lockheed Martin Vice President for Engineering   Planning for the third USA Science & Engineering Festival is well underway, and I couldn’t be more excited. As the vice president for engineering at Lockheed Martin, and the father of three sons, I’m proud to be part of a company that serves as the…

LOCKHEED MARTIN TO ACCLAIM AMERICA’S ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENTS AT THE FESTIVAL

By Dr. Ray O. Johnson, Lockheed Martin senior vice president and chief technology officer As the founding and presenting host of the third USA Science & Engineering Festival, Lockheed Martin returns to the 2014 Festival with inspiring, hands-on exhibits designed to drive excitement in our next generation of engineers, scientists, and technical professionals. The Lockheed…

Check out this great video of Ray O Johnson the CTO of our host sponsor, Lockheed Martin, being interviewed by Forbes Editor of the monthly Forbes/Wolfe Emerging Tech Report and Nifty Fifty speaker Josh Wolfe. They discuss material science, the need for more science and innovation in the US and even mentions the USA Science…