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TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – Cyber Vulnerabilities For Ground, Air, And Space Vehicles

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 5:45 – 7:15 p.m.

Doors open at 5:45, introduction and announcements at 6:00, followed by the lecture.
Please RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org. Thank you.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center

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2016feb24_bayDr. John S. Bay is the Executive Director of the Cyber Research Institute (CRI), in Rome, NY. The CRI is a not-for-profit research company chartered by the State of New York in 2012 to perform research and advanced technology outreach for the benefit of the public.

Dr. Bay received his Ph.D. In electrical engineering from The Ohio State University in 1988. From 1988 to 1999, he was a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), specializing in control theory and robotics. In 1999, be became an Engineering Fellow at the Raytheon Company, leading C4ISR research projects. In 2001, he transitioned to the federal government as a Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where lead programs in embedded systems, command-and-control, and autonomous vehicles until 2005. From 2005 until 2009, he was Chief Scientist of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate, in Rome, NY, overseeing all aspects of the Directorate’s C4I technology development mission. In 2009, he returned to industry as Sr. Vice President and Chief Scientist at Assured Information Security (AIS), before becoming the Executive Director of the Cyber Research Institute in 2014.

Dr. Bay is a Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to embedded systems, winner of an IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, recipient of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service, and recipient of the HKN C. Holmes MacDonald award for teaching.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six free and open to the public Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

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