HUNTSVILLE — The University of Alabama in Huntsville will highlight its extensive capabilities in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, directed energy, information systems, rotorcraft systems, supply chain management and hypersonics during the Space & Missile Defense Symposium.
The symposium, running Tuesday through Thursday at the Von Braun Center, brings together the top government and industry leaders from the U.S. and allies around the world.
“UAH faculty, researchers and students embrace the challenges on display at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium,” said Dr. Robert Lindquist, UAH vice president for research and economic development. “The partnerships created between UAH and the SMD community provide local opportunities that have global impact and help develop a high-quality technical workforce that drives a growing economy.”
The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development and networking
event in the space and missile defense community. (Photo: SMD contributed)
Experts will be on hand to discuss three major units at the university:
- UAH research. The UAH research department regularly ranks among the Top 20 Universities in research funded by NASA and by the Department of Defense. UAH also performs cutting-edge research for the National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health.
- UAH Graduate School. It has more than 70 degree, certificate and interdisciplinary programs.
- The UAH Office of Professional and Continuing Education. It offers mission-ready and responsive professional development in a variety of flexible formats, including online, in-person and hybrid programs to make professional learning convenient. UAH’s professional network consists of subject-matter experts, researchers and leaders at the forefront of technological advances. The office serves federal government, business enterprise, individual learners and UAH affiliates with Commercial Off-the-Shelf programs, customized training, symposium logistics and independent courses.