Tag: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Flexion Therapeutics Announces Two Key Corporate Appointments

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FLXN) announced today that it has made two key appointments to its leadership team: Carolyn Beaty Scimemi, Esq., an experienced compliance and legal professional, as Chief Compliance Officer, and Adam Muzikant, Ph.D., a veteran biotechnology deal negotiator and strategist, as Vice President, Business Development….

NDIA Appoints Alexander Frank Zemek as Vice President, Policy

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) today announced the appointment of Alexander “Alex” Frank Zemek to serve as its Vice President of Policy. In this position, Mr. Zemek will have the responsibility of developing and promoting policy to key audiences in government and industry for America’s leading…

Aeglea BioTherapeutics Appoints Leading Experts to Inaugural Scientific Advisory Board

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGLE), a biotechnology company committed to developing enzyme-based therapeutics in the field of amino acid metabolism to treat rare disease and cancer, today announced the appointment of leading experts to its newly formed Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB will serve as a strategic…

Harris & Harris Group Issues Business Update and Reports Financial Statements as of June 30, 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TINY), reported today that, as of June 30, 2016, its net asset value and net asset value per share were $81,284,282 and $2.63, respectively.  The Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q may be accessed at http://ir.hhvc.com/sec.cfm. Review of the Second Quarter of…

Exa Appoints Suresh Sundaram Senior Vice President, Products and Marketing

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exa® Corporation (Nasdaq:EXA), a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, announced the appointment of Suresh Sundaram as Senior Vice President, Products and Marketing effective today. In this role, Dr. Sundaram will report to the Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Remondi, and be responsible for the company’s…

Roland DG Sponsors FAB12, the International Meeting of the Fab Lab Community, Bringing the Potential of Digital Fabrication to the Chinese Educational Market

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Roland DG Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and 3D devices worldwide, has announced that it will again participate as one of the key sponsors of FAB12, the 12th annual meeting of the global Fab Lab community, to be held August 8-14, 2016 in Shenzhen,…

PSFCU Awards $350,000 in Scholarships to 311 Students Throughout New York, New Jersey and Illinois

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marking its 16th consecutive year of providing academic scholarships to credit union members and their families, the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union (PSFCU) is awarding a total of $350,000 to 311 students this month as part of its annual Scholarship Program. Photos accompanying this announcement are available…

Cell Design Labs Executes Series of Private Financings

SAN FRANCISCO, June 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cell Design Labs, Inc. today announced it has executed a staged series of investor and strategic partner financings totaling $34.4 million to fund the company’s start-up operations. The investors, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, also include Kite Pharma, Osage Ventures, Mission Bay Ventures and a…

UPDATE – PHOTO RELEASE–UniversalPegasus International Engineer Recognized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

HOUSTON, May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that Hieu “Hugh” Tran, an employee at HII’s UniversalPegasus International (UPI) subsidiary, is the recipient of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ 2016 Keith Thayer Exceptional Early Career Engineer Award. The award was presented earlier this month by ASME’s Petroleum Division at…

PHOTO RELEASE–UniversalPegasus International Engineer Recognized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

HOUSTON, May 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that Hieu “Hugh” Tran, an employee at HII’s UniversalPegasus International (UPI) subsidiary, is the recipient of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ 2016 Keith Thayer Exceptional Early Career Engineer Award. The award was presented earlier this month by ASME’s Petroleum Division at…

Pepper Hamilton Expands Government Contracts Practice

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pepper Hamilton LLP announced the further expansion of its Government Contracts Group with the addition of two partners from BakerHostetler – Hilary S. Cairnie and Kelley P. Doran – who will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  This expansion comes less than a year after the…

Northrop Grumman's Thomas E. Vice Recognized by USC Viterbi School of Engineering with Management Award

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Thomas E. Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, has received the 2016 Daniel J. Epstein Engineering Management Award from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=39981 The Engineering…

Cross-Border Financing Squeezes the Domestic Banking Sector

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globalization has had an enormous impact on almost every aspect of economic life. Today, financing activities that originate in one country for the benefit of a firm located in another country is an approach used extensively by multinational corporations to finance their operations around the world. Enabling…

Northrop Grumman Offers Public Unprecedented Access to James Webb Space Telescope

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The public is invited to witness remarkable never before seen views of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in the new Discovery Channel documentary film “TELESCOPE,” by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) provided Kahn with behind the scenes access to its Space Park facility…

POLARIS PARTNERS JOINS MIT AS FOUNDING SPONSOR OF THE SANDBOX INNOVATION FUND

BOSTON, MASS., Jan. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Polaris Partners today announced its support of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s launch of the Sandbox Innovation Fund program. Rooted in a desire to engage more innovators across the Institute, Sandbox will provide educational programming, financial resources, and mentoring for all MIT undergraduate and graduate students who…

Morris Polich & Purdy LLP Announces Three New Partners

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morris Polich & Purdy LLP, a California and Nevada law firm, is pleased to announce three new partners of the firm, effective January 1, 2016 – Ariana Sarabia, Sue S. Junn and Raina L. Richter. Ariana Sarabia joins the San Francisco and Los Angeles offices and focuses…

Bit9 + Carbon Black Appoints Mark Sullivan Chief Financial Officer

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in Next-Generation Endpoint Security (NGES), today announced the appointment of Mark Sullivan as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Sullivan, who has been CFO at successful public and private companies, leads Bit9 + Carbon Black’s finance and administration organization. Most…

The Archer School for Girls Awarded Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam(TM) Grant

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Archer School for Girls, headed by Elizabeth English, received a grant awarded to 14 schools nationwide from the Lemelson-MIT Program. Cheryl Saban, Ph.D., founder of the Cheryl Saban Self Worth Foundation for Women & Girls and The Saban IDEAlab donor, presented the grant from the Lemelson-MIT…

MIT CTL and UPS Support Solar Electric Car Project

Cambridge, MA, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) is sponsoring a project to race a new solar electric car called Arcturus in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Australia, in October. The vehicle is designed and built by a team of students at the Massachusetts Institute of…

Neal Ryan, M.D. Heads New Leadership Team at Askesis Development Group

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Askesis Development Group and its EHR, PsychConsult® Provider, have long been major players in the specialized world of electronic health records serving the behavioral health market segment. And, under its recently appointed President, Neal D. Ryan, M.D., Askesis continues to chart a course toward market leadership. A noted…