SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today that Senior Vice President Amy E. Alving , Ph.D., has been promoted to chief technology officer.
Alving will direct the Office of Technology, where she will work with SAIC line organizations in all areas related to science and technology, linking SAIC's world-class technical strengths to solving our customers' most pressing problems, guiding technology investments, and developing and recruiting technical talent.
"We are pleased to be able to select Dr. Alving for this expanded role following her outstanding performance as our chief scientist. She has precisely the right background for this job," said Chairman and CEO Ken Dahlberg . "She's a scientist, a teacher, an engineer and a strategist, and is renowned for her leadership in cutting-edge technology."
In accepting the position, Alving said, "I'm truly honored. SAIC's technical excellence and its extraordinary people are what originally drew me to the company, and I look forward to helping shape technology's role in our future."
She joined SAIC in 2005 as the chief technology officer for the Engineering, Training and Logistics Group and was later promoted to chief scientist for the corporation. Prior to joining SAIC, Alving served as the director of the Special Projects Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, where she was responsible for strategic planning, operations, finances, security and program development and execution.
Alving was a White House fellow serving at the Department of Commerce from 1997 to 1998. Prior to that, she was an assistant and (tenured) associate professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Minnesota, where she taught mechanics, fluids and experimental methods, served as a thesis advisor to graduate students and conducted research.
Alving graduated from Princeton University in 1988 with a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering and has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.
SAIC is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration
and technical services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military,
agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as
well as to customers in selected commercial markets. With approximately
44,000 employees in more than 150 cities worldwide, SAIC engineers and
scientists solve complex technical challenges requiring innovative solutions
for customers' mission-critical functions. SAIC had annual revenues of
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