New R&E Roles. Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu told reporters last week she is considering establishing two new positions in her organization, a director of processing and software and a director of sustainment technologies. Shyu said the former will be tasked ...

In this new monthly column, Defense Daily highlights individuals from across the government, industry and academia whose efforts contribute daily to national defense, from the program managers to the human resource leaders, to the engineers and logistics officers. Melissa Cohen is the Director of ...