Reviewed by: Sarah Gronberg
The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced Leidos has made a gift of $25,000 to the UAH College of Engineering. The gift continues the partnership between the Leidos Dynetics team and UAH that has been ongoing for several decades.
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The Leidos + Dynetics Group partnership with UAH
This recent gift by the Leidos Dynetics Group to the UAH College of Engineering is just the latest in a long-standing partnership between the university and the firm. The partnership seeks to develop technologies to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient through shared engineering and science endeavors.
One of the key areas of collaboration between UAH and Leidos Dynetics is in the field of aerospace engineering to develop advanced technologies for space exploration, missile defense and other critical national security missions. This gift will continue to aid the development of new systems and technologies that will significantly impact the aerospace industry and further national security efforts.
“This donation is a testament to our commitment to fostering strong partnerships and collaboration with UAH and the Huntsville community. We believe this contribution will serve as a catalyst for continued teamwork between Leidos and UAH, as we work together towards a shared goal of advancing technology and innovation.”Steve Cook, president of Leidos Dynetics Group
Meeting the needs of engineering students
UAH officials said this latest $25,000 contribution will support the Dean’s Excellence Fund in the UAH College of Engineering to help meet the needs of engineering students and faculty by funding projects and initiatives aimed at advancing engineering research and education.
In addition to the technological benefits, the collaboration will also provide Leidos with the opportunity to invest in a talented pool of students and young professionals to supplant the next generation of engineers and scientists.