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2014-06-13 16:20:25

Walter Ulrich, President and CEO of the Houston Technology Center (HTC), received a NASA Agency Honor Award for making outstanding contributions to the Agency's mission. HOUSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walter Ulrich was recognized with the NASA Silver Achievement Medal for his leadership and vision in seeding and growing the Entrepreneurial ecosystem in the NASA/JSC community. Most notable in attendance included Dr. Ellen Ochoa, Director NASA Johnson Space Center,...

2014-05-30 23:09:21

Prodea Co-Founder and CEO to Participate at WITI Event Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 WHAT: Prodea Systems’ Co-Founder and CEO Anousheh Ansari will participate in an expert panel at the Women in Technology Summit: Powering Up, organized by WITI (Women in Technology International). The event, which will celebrate WITI’s 25th anniversary, focuses on Big Data and how it is steadily becoming more prevalent and important in the careers of women in technology. The panel, “High Tech...

2014-05-27 23:08:42

Groundbreaking Platform to Be Integrated Within Master-Planned Communities Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Prodea Systems and Hillwood Communities, a Perot company, today announced that they are working to bring Prodea’s groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) experience to Hillwood master-planned communities. Through ROS, Prodea Systems plans to deliver a diverse range of entertainment, education, health and wellness, social TV, home security, automation,...

2014-05-23 23:05:32

Anousheh Ansari Selected for Achievements in Science and Technology Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Anousheh Ansari, CEO and co-founder of Prodea, has been inducted in the 2014 U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame. Ansari was inducted alongside three additional honorees, also selected for their leadership in advancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and workforce preparation. “The STEM Leadership Hall of Fame...

2014-04-23 23:04:40

Anousheh Ansari, CEO and co-founder of Prodea Systems, is a featured speaker during the first ever X-STEM: Extreme STEM Symposium RICHARDSON, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Anousheh Ansari, CEO and co-founder of Prodea Systems, is a featured speaker during the first ever X-STEM: Extreme STEM Symposium—presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune. The symposium kicks-off the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo and Book Fair, hosted by founding and presenting sponsor...

2014-04-08 23:25:57

Discerning Residents to Enjoy Completely Connected Lifestyle Experience at Iconic Miami Property Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Fort Capital, a Miami-based private real estate investment company, has selected Prodea’s groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) for its signature property, The Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences. Fort Capital has built its reputation on the development of highly differentiated properties...

2014-04-08 23:25:52

One of the Largest Cable Networks of Latin American Content in the U.S. Selects ROS® to Bring New Content and Services to Homes in North and South America Richardson, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Canal SUR, one of the largest cable networks of Latin American content, is among the first U.S. service providers to select the groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) to provide a seamless connected life experience to its audience. Canal SUR...

2014-04-08 23:25:43

Company Builds on International Deployment Success; Debuts Patented Platform for the Internet of Things to Deliver Truly Connected Home to Emerging and Traditional Service Providers in U.S. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prodea Systems today became the first company to make the vision of the truly connected home a reality for consumers on its one-of-a-kind platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Prodea is an eight-year-old company founded by the Ansari family, inventors and...

2013-06-27 23:47:25

Kathryn Michaels, author of the recently released novel, Sweet on Me, divulges why younger women would choose to marry older men. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Marriage to a man old enough to be your father. “Not an unheard of concept these days,” Kathryn Michaels states. “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, 69, wed his longtime girlfriend, Mellody Hobson, 44, recently. 87-year-old Hugh Hefner married 27-year-old Crystal Harris last year. Michael Douglas, 68, has been married to...


Latest Women in engineering Reference Libraries

Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

Sunita Williams
2012-10-29 09:16:39

Sunita Williams is an American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman. She was born Sunita Pandya Krishna on September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio to parents of Indian and Slovenian decent. She graduated from Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts in 1983, and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. She was immediately commissioned as an Ensign in...

Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

Kathryn Hire
2012-10-22 10:54:25

Kathryn Hire is a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve  and a NASA astronaut. She was born Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama where she was raised by her parents. She graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile in 1977 and subsequently attended the United States Naval Academy, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management in 1981. The following year, Hire earned her Naval Flight Officer wings and began conducting international airborne...

Susan Helms
2012-10-22 10:48:03

Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...

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