FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, announced that Dr. Bruce Swett , Ph.D., Senior Director of EOIR’s Advanced Research Group (ARG), was appointed as a Consultant for the Army Science Board (ASB) on March 14, 2013 to serve a 1-year term.
Peter Cannito , EOIR’s Chief Operating Officer, made the announcement. “Dr. Swett’s selection to the ASB demonstrates EOIR’s technical leadership in the areas of Cloud computing and scalable data analytics for our Department of Defense customers,” said Mr. Cannito.
Dr. Swett is the Cloud architect for a number of advanced technologies related to pattern recognition and analysis of Web-scale datasets and is responsible for technical leadership, project management, and business development for the ARG. His areas of expertise include high-performance Cloud computing, parallelized artificial intelligence algorithms, scalable data models, and fusion of large volumes of data. Dr. Swett is the Principal Investigator for automated full motion video analytics in the Army’s Cloud computing environment and is the author of a number of peer-reviewed papers. He is also certified as both a Cloudera Hadoop Developer and Administrator. Dr. Swett’s Ph.D. is in Computational and Experimental Neuroscience from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Post-Doctoral research in Neuroscience was performed in the Language Section of the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The ASB is an independent, objective senior scientific advisory group that makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Army, the Chief of Staff of the Army, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, and major Army commanders on scientific and technological matters of concern to the Army. Previous distinguished members of the ASB include two astronauts, three Olympians, one U.S. Ambassador to France, and a member of the first expedition team to ascend Mount Minya Konka in Eastern Tibet, China.
About EOIR Technologies: EOIR (www.eoir.com) is an industry leading system design and development company staffed with over 400 highly talented professionals. They have developed a reputation for excellence in research, development, and engineering services in advanced systems for defense, intelligence, and homeland security. EOIR has been providing innovative engineering products and services for over 30 years.
About The White Oak Group: The White Oak Group (www.thewhiteoakgroup.com) is an Atlanta-based private investment firm focused on aerospace and defense, healthcare technology, and environmental and alternative energy/power solutions.