Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
75th APL Anniversary


Paul L. Oostburg Sanz

Oostburg Sanz Named APL General Counsel
Paul Oostburg Sanz, who has served as strategic advisor to the APL director for commercialization, has been named general counsel. He will also oversee the Office of Technology Transfer.
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School Hallway

Report Advises on Planning for School Safety and Security Technologies
Johns Hopkins experts created A Comprehensive Report on School Safety Technology as a tool for schools and others working through the complex decisions of what safety improvements to make and how to make them.
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Avril Haines

Former Deputy National Security Adviser Named APL Senior Fellow
Avril Haines, a former deputy national security adviser with wide-ranging expertise in policy, strategy and law, has joined APL’s team of Senior Fellows.
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Parker Solar Probe

NASA’s Mission to Touch the Sun Arrives in the Sunshine State
After months of testing in Maryland, the APL-built Parker Solar Probe arrived in Florida this week to begin final preparations for its scheduled July 31 launch to the Sun.
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Lisa Disbrow

Former Air Force Executive Named APL Senior Fellow
Lisa Disbrow, a national security and military policy expert whose government leadership experience spans three decades, has joined the Lab’s team of Senior Fellows.
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Audience at South by Southwest Festival

From Advances in Health Care Tech to Touching the Sun, APL Experts Bring Innovation to 2018 South by Southwest
Engineers and scientists from APL will discuss their innovative work on NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and health care technology advances at 2018’s South by Southwest Interactive Festival, held March 9–18 in Austin, Texas.
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  • Civil Space

  • Cyber Operations

  • Homeland Protection

  • National Health

  • National Security Analysis

  • National Security Space

  • Precision Strike

  • Research and Exploratory Development

  • Sea Control

  • Special Operations

  • Strategic Deterrence