Science & Technology Forum – ECU DoD Research Showcase
East Carolina University and the Defense Alliance of NC (DANC) partnered to host a Science and Technology Forum Tuesday, November 29, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Main Campus Student Center in Greenville, N.C.
This event included a showcase of ECU researchers focused on:
- Human performance
- Overwater acoustics
- Database optimization
- Spiritual/mental readiness
- Prolonged casualty care
- Unmanned underwater vehicles
These types of projects are funded by several defense sponsors including DoD, DARPA, Office of Naval Research, U.S. Army, Civil-Military Innovation Institute, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation.
Additionally, the Technology Systems department in the College of Engineering & Technology with Murano Corporation provided a digital twin advanced manufacturing demonstration.
Thanks to all who took part in Tuesday’s event. Here are some links to presenter information, presentations, event photos and local news coverage.
- Presenter Contact Information and PowerPoint Presentations
- Photo Album (REDE Facebook)
- WITN (local NBC affiliate) Coverage
- WNCT (local CBS affiliate) Coverage – Website, YouTube
- 9:30-10:30 a.m – Check-in and coffee (hosted by ECU)
- 10:30-11:25 a.m. – Program and speakers
- 11:25-11:50 a.m. – Lunch (hosted by the Defense Alliance of North Carolina)
- 11:50 a.m.-12:55 p.m. – Program and speakers
- 12:55-1:05 p.m. – Break
- 1:05-2:00 p.m. – Program and speakers
- 2:00-2:05 p.m. – Break
- 2:05-4:00 p.m. – Program and speakers
- 4:00-6:00 p.m. – Reception
Contact Keith Wheeler, ECU’s Executive Director of National Security and Industry Initiatives, email@example.com, 252-737-5569; or Jim Menke, Director of National Security Initiatives firstname.lastname@example.org, 252-737-1354
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the ADA coordinator at least 1-2 weeks prior to the event at 252-737-1018 / email@example.com
ECU’s Office of National Security & Industry Initiatives Operates within Research, Economic Development and Engagement and serves as a conduit through which researchers can connect with external stakeholders and align their interest with those of regional business and DoD, DHS, and other federal partners. We strengthen and expand ECU partnerships through regional engagement with industry, military, government, economic and workforce developers to increase opportunities for students and faculty to provide value to partners and advance economic development and regional transformation.
Executive Director of
National Security and Industry Initiatives
National Security Initiatives
The Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) is a private, nonprofit, organization focused on strengthening North Carolina’s defense sector and those who support it. The Alliance combines the powerful leadership of distinguished military officers and industry executives, a large and active membership base, and an impressive set of standing forums and events to support North Carolina’s government, military, business, and academic communities.
The Alliance’s unique ability to lead government, military, industry, and academic partners in collaborative efforts toward common objectives continues to create opportunities for North Carolina while augmenting the capabilities of the nation’s military.
DANC Executive Director
DANC Science & Technology Chair