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BRO Site Visit to University of Washington (UW)
​​ On 12 October, Dr's  Staffin and Lu had a meeting with Vice Provost of Research, Dr. Mary Lidstrom.  During the meeting, Dr. Lidstrom gave an overview of  the research community in UW and Dr. Staffin discussed DoD basic research priorities, research topics that are of interest to DoD, and department wide programs. Dr’s Staffin and Lu participated in four small group meetings with selected faculty members from the School of Engineering focused on research activities in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, biology, novel materials, quantum information science and manufacturing. Dr. Staffin also met with faculty members of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies to discuss the Minerva Research initiative and space policy.  Dr. Staffin was then hosted by nine of UW’s National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellows (NDSEG). The fellows shared their graduate school experiences, issues they faced in pursuit of their degrees, and explored research applications that support the NDSEG program.

[Photo: UW NDSEG fellows in meeting with Dr. Staffin]