IARPA in the News 2016


The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is hosting two proposers’ day conferences early next month in advance of new broad agency announcements.

The Boston Globe

Neuroscientists from Harvard are teaming up with coders who make computers smarter on a massive project to understand and mimic how the mammalian brain learns. The five-year effort kicked off this week with $28 million from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency, a government organization that makes big bets on artificial intelligence research.


Humanity has big hopes for artificial intelligence, but in reality machines have a long way to go to catch up with the human brain. Enter Harvard University, which has just won a $28 million grant to change all that....The grant was awarded by The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), part of the U.S. government's Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

C4ISR & Networks

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is in the business of the cutting edge – seeking solutions for problems that don’t even necessarily yet exist.... Now IARPA looking to go beyond its current projects, asking industry and the public for ideas that even IARPA officials may not have considered.

HPC Wire

IARPA announced the selection of Dr. Stacey Dixon as IARPA’s Deputy Director, effective January 25th. Dr. Dixon most recently served as the NGA Deputy Director of InnoVision, where she oversaw research and development for geospatial intelligence.