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Glennie Leading Effort for $63.5M DoD Contract to Revolutionize Army Decision-Making

By: Laurie Fickman

The University of Houston has been awarded a $63.5 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to help the Army make effective and timely decisions with a strong analytical foundation to gain dominance over adversaries today and into the future. It is the largest contract or grant ever awarded to the University of Houston, a Carnegie-designated Tier One research university located in the fourth largest city in the nation.

"We are immensely honored to have been awarded this important contract from the Department of Defense," said Renu Khator, University of Houston president. "We understand the significance of this project in enhancing the Army's decision-making capabilities, and we are proud to contribute to our nation’s security and strategic competitiveness. We look forward to the remarkable contributions that will emerge from this collaboration, strengthening the University of Houston's commitment to driving innovation that matters."

Craig Glennie, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of engineering defense research initiatives at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, is leading the project team that includes the University of Massachusetts Amherst and New Mexico State University, among others.

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