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 MNB News Releases: Smith Praises Memphis Business Environment
The FedEx Institute of Technology, a collaboration between FedEx and the University of Memphis, opened in November of 2003.
FedEx finished in the Top 10 this year on FORTUNE's "Global Most Admired" list for the third consecutive year and was also ranked by FORTUNE as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." In addition, Smith was recently named "2004 CEO of the Year" by Chief Executive Magazine.
FedEx, currently a $25-billion powerhouse and one of the world's most admired companies, consists of four core operating companies: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services, as well as four other business units: FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx Supply Chain Services and FedEx Services.
www.memphisnewsbureau.org /newsroom/000162.html

  
 U.S. Department of Transportation Library: The Public Looks at Aviation Safety and Security: A Selected List
Hijacked: the true story of the heroes of flight 705: concerns the hijacking attempt of a Fedex DC-10.
Of frights and flights: FAA grapples with outdated technology and terrorist threats.
London: Institute for the Study of Conflict, 1986.
dotlibrary.dot.gov /bibliographies/pubsafe.htm   (1970 words)

  
 Hanson Robotics : Project > Phillip K. Dick Resurrected
Hanson Robotics Inc (HRI), the FedEx Institute of Technology's Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS) and the Automation and Robotics Research Institute (ARRI) at UTA are working with Paul Williams, a close friend and former literary executor of Dick, to create a robotic portrait that will be a powerful memorial to the author.
Professor, research scientist, and director of Institue for Intelligent Systems at the FedEx Institute.
IIS will create the artificial intelligence personality of the robot by mathematically deriving it from Dick's life and works in a manner very similar to that described by Dick himself in his book We Can Build You (published in 1964).
hansonrobotics.com /project_pkd.php   (1887 words)

  
 Memphis Business Journal: SPIT: The new spam - 2005-04-11
Mahathi Kondapati, a technology analyst at the FedEx Institute of Technology, says the institute, which uses a hybrid of traditional phone service and VoIP, says the technology could potentially make a telemarketer's job easier.
Basically, any spam that can be sent over e-mail, ranging from $10 Rolexes, mortgage and insurance offers and Viagra, can be sent over the line and can be sent in the form of a voice-mail or e-mail.
The VoIP spam, called SPIT (Spam over Internet Telephony), could allow spammers to send out thousands of unsolicited voice mails with the press of a button.
www.bizjournals.com /industries/high_tech/telecom/2005/04/11/memphis_focus1.html   (745 words)

  
 Tennessee History Day
Winners of the State competition, held April 8, 2006 at the FedEx Institute of Technology building on the University of Memphis Campus, are eligible to compete in National History Day, at the University of Maryland in mid-June.
The state Tennessee History Day competition will be held Saturday, April 8 at the FedEx Institute of Technology on the University of Memphis campus.
National History Day is a year-long curriculum enhancement program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics.
www.tennesseehistoryday.org   (494 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - True hipsters include gizmos of 2010 on their wish lists
The predictions come from H-P Labs, Microsoft Research, Motorola's labs and the FedEx Institute of Technology.
Such technology could be good for the newspaper business, helping ensure that I actually have a job in 2010 — which would be nice if I want to have the money to buy some of the new decade's hot products.
Ross says he would want the latest posts of blogs he reads.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/technology/maney/2004-12-21-maney_x.htm   (1308 words)

  
 University of Memphis - Department of Earth Sciences - Home Page
In cooperation with the FEDEX Institute of Technology, DES faculty uses Memphis metropolitan area as well as national and international settings as a laboratory for their GIS related research.
The location of Memphis in the Mississippi embayment, with its exceptional high-quality aquifers, provides excellent urban and natural laboratories for hydrogeologic research, particularly given our close collaboration with the Groundwater Institute, housed in the Herff College of Engineering here at the University of Memphis.
A long standing area of focused research has been the New Madrid seismic zone of the central United States where DES student and faculty have conducted seismologic, seismic reflection, paleoseismologic, structural, and stratigraphic studies.
cas.memphis.edu /DES/t_research.htm   (1308 words)

  
 Herff College of Engineering Will Present Honors March 17
Nyman Is vice president of manufacturing and engineering for Mueller Industries Inc. Phillips is chair and CEO of Luminetx Corp and former executive director of the FedEx Institute of Technology.
Before assuming global trade responsibilities, Liberto lived in Brussels, Belgium, where he was vice president of planning, engineering, and operations support for the FedEx Europe, Middle East and Africa division.
Liberto was an executive council and board member of the International Air Cargo Association from 2002-04.
www.memphis.edu /releases/mar05/herffhonors.html   (1308 words)

  
 University of Memphis - Department of Earth Sciences - Home Page
In cooperation with the FEDEX Institute of Technology, DES faculty uses Memphis metropolitan area as well as national and international settings as a laboratory for their GIS related research.
The location of Memphis in the Mississippi embayment, with its exceptional high-quality aquifers, provides excellent urban and natural laboratories for hydrogeologic research, particularly given our close collaboration with the Groundwater Institute, housed in the Herff College of Engineering here at the University of Memphis.
The DES faculty and graduate students are engaged in a wide variety of Earth Science research within the disciplines of Geography, Geology, Geophysics, and Archaeology.
cas.memphis.edu /DES/t_research.htm   (1308 words)

  
 Congressman Zach Wamp Will Visit U of M Sept. 3
Wamp will speak at the FedEx Institute of Technology as part of its Vision Series.
Wamp also will address the importance of technology transfer between the Corridor and the Memphis business and biotechnology market.
Wamp will discuss "The Growth of Government: Trends Leading to Deficit Spending." His visit is sponsored by the law school's chapter of The Federalist Society.
www.memphis.edu /releases/aug04/wamp.html   (1308 words)

  
 InformationWeek > Events > The InformationWeek Spring Conference > Featured Presenters Biographies
Frederick "Fred" W. Smith, is chairman, president and CEO of FedEx Corp., a $20 billion global transportation and logistics holding company.
Smith is also a director of the Business Roundtable, CATO Institute, Library of Congress James Madison Council and the Mayo Foundation, and he serves as Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council.
Smith was formerly Chairman of the Board of Governors for the International Air Transport Association and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the U.S. Air Transport Association.
www.informationweek.com /events/02spring/presentersbios.html   (9262 words)

  
 TigerLAN
From the McWherter Library to the FedEx Institute to the 24-hour computer labs located around campus, you'll find the University of Memphis is as technologically up-to-date as any university in the nation.
Not only do we warmly welcome you back to the U of M campus, but we are pleased to offer you state of the art computing resources, thanks to the continual efforts of the division of Information Technology.
As plans for the new University Center develop, faculty and students speculate whether the building will actually be the “crown jewel” of the campus as touted by University officials, or if…
tl-info.memphis.edu   (279 words)

  
 Nortel Networks: Yunnan Art University Deploys Campus Network Solutions from Nortel Networks
In addition to Yunnan Art University, Nortel Networks has recently announced contracts with educational institutions including the University of Pennsylvania and the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis in the United States; Saga University in Japan; the University of Granada in Spain; and SURFnet, the Netherlands' leading educational network organization.
It is one of the leading comprehensive art educational institutes in China with over 1500 students.
Founded in 1959, Yunnan Art University is located in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province.
www.nortelnetworks.com /corporate/news/newsreleases/2004b/05_23_04_yunnan_art_university.html   (828 words)

  
 Nortel Networks: Nortel Networks Enables ‘Future-Proof’ SIP Capabilities with Preferred Software Membership
Nortel Networks is a worldwide leader in delivering SIP innovation with customers and partners like Bell Canada, Charter Communications, Dacom, Erlanger Health System, the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis, the University of Michigan, Monster, OneConnect, SBC, SaskTel, Sungard, TeliaSonera, Texas A&M University and Verizon Communications.
In addition to helping participating members ‘future proof’ their networks, this program can also help enterprises develop more accurate budget projections while realizing the full benefit of SIP-based technologies and business processes.
Customers who participate in the Preferred Software Membership program can upgrade to current software on their Nortel Networks enterprise multimedia platforms via an authorized Nortel Networks distribution partner and secure future software releases at a pre-determined fixed rate for a period ranging from one to three years.
www.nortelnetworks.com /corporate/news/newsreleases/2004b/06_07_04_sip_leadership.html   (828 words)

  
 Smart Convergence
T-Mobile HotSpot service is available in more than 5,000 public access locations, including Starbucks coffeehouses, Borders Books and Music, FedEx Kinko?s Office and Print Centers, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Red Roof Inns, airports and select American Airlines Admirals Clubs, Delta Air Lines Crown Rooms, United Airlines Red Carpet Clubs and US Airways Clubs.
Last June the latest version of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE)?s 802.16d fixed wireless standard was ratified, amid hopes that the mobile version of the specification -- 802.16e -- will be completed sometime this year (see WiMax Spec Ratified).
MIMO technology is popping up in ultra-high-speed mobile networks coming out of research labs, but it's also quickly making its way into consumer Wi-Fi gear.
www.smartconvergence.blogspot.com   (828 words)

  
 Akamai Strives For a Safer, Speedier Net (washingtonpost.com)
Co-founder Tom Leighton, an applied mathematics professor at the nearby Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was pacing in front of large wall monitors displaying revolving globes and blinking charts -- graphics that do for the Internet what heart monitors do for humans.
While Akamai is hardly a household name, it handles about 15 percent of all Internet traffic, and it helps serve the Web sites of more than 1,000 government and commercial customers, including most major news and search sites, FedEx, Apple Computer, the FBI, Defense Department and the Homeland Security Department.
Such was not the case the morning of June 15, when the Internet's heartbeat skipped a few mega-beats and a Priority 1 alert popped up on Akamai's wall display, sending the few humans present scurrying to telephone federal authorities and alert Akamai's customers to the fact that something was amiss.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A59806-2004Sep29.html   (486 words)

  
 Alumnus, Industry Leader Phillips Named Head of FedEx Technology Institute
James M. Phillips has been named chairman and executive director for the FedEx Technology Institute at The University of Memphis.
Phillips is married to the former Barbara Hall of Memphis, whom he met at The University of Memphis.
Phillips has served on the East Tennessee Economic Council and the Tennessee Commission of Film and Music, and he is on the board of the American Museum of Science and Energy.
www.memphis.edu /newsarchive/nov01/phillips.html   (776 words)

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