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Emerging Tech Horizons

ETI provides research and analyses to inform the development and integration of emerging technologies into the defense industrial base. This podcast will feature topics and speakers focusing on emerging technologies.

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Emerging Tech Horizons with Dr. Lewis & Guest Speaker, J.V. Venable

On this week's episode of Emerging Tech Horizons, Dr. Mark Lewis sits down with Colonel John "JV" Venable, USAF (Ret), a senior research fellow for defense policy at the Heritage Foundation. Join Col. Venable and Dr. Lewis as they explore the barriers faced in the introduction of modern technology into the department, the span of control and vulnerabilities of our space systems, the role of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and more.

31mins

21 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Emerging Tech Horizons with Dr. Lewis with Guest Speaker, Ravi Ravichandran

On this week’s episode, Dr. Mark Lewis is joined by Dr. Ravi Ravichandran, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Intelligence and Security Sector at BAE Systems. Join Dr. Ravichandran and Dr. Lewis as they explore the evolution of AI and machine learning, where we are now, and the next steps to implementing machine learning in all domain operations.

31mins

7 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Emerging Tech Horizons with Dr. Lewis & Guest Speaker Richard Hallion

On this week’s episode of Emerging Technology Horizons, Dr. Mark Lewis sits down with Dr. Richard P. Hallion, one of the world’s leading experts and historians of aerospace, a former curator at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, and a former Chief Historian at the Air Force Flight Test Center. Join Dr. Hallion and Dr. Lewis for a deep dive on the U.S. military’s fraught history incorporating emerging technologies and what lessons we can learn from the past and apply to today.

33mins

22 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Emerging Tech Horizons with Dr. Lewis & Guest Speaker, Chris Brose

On this week’s episode of Emerging Tech Horizons, Dr. Mark Lewis sits down with Chris Brose, Chief Strategy Officer at Anduril Industries and author of The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High Tech Warfare. Join Chris and Dr. Lewis for a topical conversation on the rise of China, emerging technologies, modernizing the U.S. military, and the future of warfare. 

30mins

7 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Emerging Tech Horizons with Dr. Lewis & Guest Speaker, NDIA's CEO Hawk Carlisle

On this week's episode, Dr. Lewis is joined by General Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret), President and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association. Join Dr. Lewis and Gen Carlisle as they discuss ETI's new role within NDIA, the challenges of getting new technologies into the budgeting and acquisition process, and a warfighter’s perspective on integrating emerging technologies into the services.

30mins

20 May 2021

Rank #5

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Emerging Tech Horizons Podcast with Dr. Mark Lewis & Guest Speaker, Dr. Bhavya Lal

This week, Dr. Mark Lewis is joined by Dr. Bhavya Lal, Acting Chief of Staff at NASA. Listen in to hear Dr. Lewis and Dr. Lal discuss the importance of civilian space efforts in national security, the benefits of privatization of space, space as an instrument of diplomacy, and more. Bhavya Lal is acting chief of staff for NASA. As the senior White House appointee at NASA, Lal served as a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review Team for the agency and oversaw the agency’s transition under the administration of President Joe Biden.

26mins

28 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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Emerging Tech Horizons with Dr. Lewis & Guest Speaker, Purdue Dean Mung Chiang

This week, Dr. Mark Lewis is joined by Dr. Mung Chiang, Dean of Engineering at Purdue University. Tune in to hear Dr. Lewis and Dean Chiang discuss the role of university partnerships in national security, creating a welcoming environment for talent, working with international partners and allies, and announcing Purdue’s new Center for Secure Microelectronics Ecosystem. Dr. Mung Chiang is the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering and the Roscoe H. George Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. Previously, Chiang was the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, and an affiliated faculty in Applied and Computational Mathematics, and in Computer Science. He received his B.S. (Hons.), M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1999, 2000, and 2003, respectively, and was an Assistant Professor 2003-2008, a tenured Associate Professor 2008-2011, and a Professor 2011-2013 before becoming one of the youngest endowed chair professors at Princeton University.

32mins

14 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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Emerging Tech Horizons Podcast with Dr. Mark Lewis & Guest Speaker, Dr. Jason Matheny

In this inaugural episode of Emerging Tech Horizons, ETI’s Dr. Mark Lewis is joined by Jason Matheny to discuss artificial intelligence and the future of defense modernization. Tune in to hear Mark and Jason discuss the recent National Security Commission on AI Report, the race against our peer competitors, attracting and retaining top AI talent, and more. Jason Matheny Bio: Jason Matheny is the the Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology and National Security, Deputy Director for National Security in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Coordinator for Technology and National Security at the National Security Council. Jason Matheny was the Founding Director of Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Previously he was Assistant Director of National Intelligence, and Director of IARPA, responsible for the development of breakthrough technologies for the U.S. intelligence community. Before IARPA, he worked at Oxford University, the World Bank, the Applied Physics Laboratory, the Center for Biosecurity, and Princeton University, and was the co-founder of two biotechnology companies. Jason is a member of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence and the National Academies’ Intelligence Community Studies Board; is a recipient of the Intelligence Community’s Award for Individual Achievement in Science and Technology, the National Intelligence Superior Service Medal, and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers; and was named one of Foreign Policy’s “Top 50 Global Thinkers.” He has served on various White House committees related to artificial intelligence, biosecurity, high-performance computing, and quantum information science. He co-led the National AI R&D Strategic Plan released by the White House in 2016 and was a member of the White House Select Committee on AI, created in 2018. He holds a Ph.D. in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University, an MPH from Johns Hopkins University, an MBA from Duke University and a B.A. from the University of Chicago.

28mins

29 Mar 2021

Rank #8