News

8
Dec

Dr. Simona Seastand to present at the 98th Annual AMS Conference

Dr. Simona Seastrand will speak at the 98th Annual AMS Conference in Austin, TX (7 –11 January, 2018). Her presentation will highlight results from PEMDAS’ recent Air-Land-Sea campaign, an experimental study designed to investigate the impact of assimilating in-situ measures of pressure, temperature, and humidity from the PEMDAS designed Airborne Sensing and Prediction System (ASAPS) into a regional weather model.

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20
Dec

PEMDAS Recognized as a Top 25 Drone Technology Solution Providers 2017 by CIO Applications

PEMDAS Technologies & Innovations was recently recognized by CIOApplications as a TOP 25 Drone Technology Solution Provider (2017). Flying an aircraft while executing a mission is intense. The pilot must fly their aircraft, navigate their route and monitor the position and status of aircraft around them, all while avoiding threatening adverse weather. This requires heightened situational awareness (SA) along with the

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19
Dec

Dr. Mike Gauthier to Speak at the 2018 National Fire Control Symposium: ASAPS Sensor Integration for MQ-9 Reaper

PEMDAS Technologies and Innovations is proud to announce that Dr. Mike Gauthier, our Chief Scientist will be presenting his findings on the emergence of disruptive Environmental Intelligence (EI) technologies and the pathways towards full operational adoption for the U.S military’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at the 2018 National Fire Control Symposium. Taking place February 5-9 at Ft. Shafter, Honolulu, Oahu,

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8
Dec

Supporting the 2017 Military Bowl

PEMDAS is again a proud supporter of the Military Bowl for 2017. A post-season college football classic, the Military Bowl is a non-profit event that raises funding for the USO and Patriot Point, two long-standing and reputable organizations that work to better the lives of our wounded veterans. PEMDAS believes in supporting those that sacrificed so much. http://militarybowl.org

13
Sep

PEMDAS Participates in SOFWERX’s Thunderdrone Tech Expo

PEMDAS was recently invited to participate in the ThunderDrone Tech Expo hosted by SOFWERX, a partnership between the Doolittle Institute and United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), from 5 to 7 September 2017 in Tampa, Florida. As one of only 103 companies involved, PEMDAS live demonstrated its unique Environmental Intelligence capability to Special Operations Forces warfighters and Defense industry leadership, highlighting

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6
Sep

Congratulating Astronaut Peggy Whitson: Space Superwoman

As the pilot of Shuttle Endeavour on STS-111, I and my crew ferried Peggy and Expedition 5 to the ISS. A few months later, as the pilot of STS-113, I had the wonderful opportunity to bring her back to earth. Peggy was an outstanding crew member; full of fun and unbounded energy to get the job done. It was a highlight

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18
Aug

PEMDAS Technologies Awarded $49M Environmental Intelligence Contract

Blue Storm Associates Inc., doing business as PEMDAS Technologies & Innovations, Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a $49,500,000 indefinite quantity contract to facilitate the development and delivery of technologies that enhance environmental intelligence, particularly in data sparse regions of the globe. This contract vehicle enables direct award of future Task Orders, by the government, for amounts not to exceed the $49,500,000

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12
Jan

American Meteorological Society Symposium for UAVs

PEMDAS Senior Research Scientist and expert on Remote Sensing technologies, Dr. Brian Griffith presented the results of our ASAPS (Atmospheric Sensing and Prediction System) technology obtained during a joint PEMDAS and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) field test conducted from Barrow, Alaska. Operating a ScanEagle drone, United States Navy pilots successfully utilized PEMDAS’ ASAPS sensor to collect meteorological data

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10
Sep

Improving Environmental Situational Awareness for UAVs

PEMDAS supported a joint NOAA and Navy UAV operation in the Arctic in 2015 to track whales by providing real-time weather forecasting and icing alerts to the government team.  Mary Lockhart and PEMDAS Chief Technology Officer John Shepley later presented “Improving Environmental Situational Awareness for UAV Operations” at the Alaska Unmanned Air System Interest Group Annual meeting based upon the

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23
Apr

Mary Lockhart Elected President of WID-DC

The Capital Chapter of Women In Defense (WID-DC) is a source for networking, professional development and mentoring with leaders in defense-related industries across greater Washington, D.C. PEMDAS is proud to be a corporate sponsor of Women In Defense. Learn more about WID here.