Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Contract: U of Florida, $30M

University of Florida of Gainesville, Fla., is being awarded a contract for a maximum of $30 million to promote/enhance local graduate level engineering education by fulfilling research, development, test, and evaluation requirements for Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The tasks will result in insertion of real-world scenarios into the curriculum. Theoretical and/or applied research in areas including aerodynamic and computational fluid dynamics, computer science/software engineering, electro-magnetic/optics, engineering mechanics, guidance and control technology, systems engineering, and signal processing is contemplated. Air Force Research Laboratory AFRL/RWK, Eglin, is the contracting activity. (Source: DefenseLink, 09/30/08)