DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company delivering advanced engineering services and product solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB, has been named a Senior Fellow by the Stephenson Disaster Management Institute (SDMI). An integral part of Louisiana State University (LSU), SDMI's mission is to save the lives of people and animals by continuously improving disaster management through leadership in applied research and executive education.
"Sid has an outstanding reputation and will be an excellent addition to SDMI," said Joseph Booth, Executive Director of SDMI. "We look forward to working closely with him to further our goal of increasing awareness of disaster management with top government officials and industry leaders throughout the country."
As a Senior Fellow of SDMI and business leader in the National Capital Region, Fuchs will provide his expertise and counsel on disaster management issues, and will work with the organization to increase collaboration between the public and private sectors. In addition, he will represent SDMI at strategic speaking events and publish articles on behalf of the Institute.
"It is an honor to be named a Senior Fellow of SDMI, an organization that has been critical in bringing together academia, government and industry to proactively prepare for the next disaster," said Fuchs. "As a graduate of LSU, I'm also proud that my alma mater has invested its time and resources to such an important issue."
SDMI works with leading academic scholars to focus research on the particular problems of disasters, transitioning relevant research into information products and aligning subject matter expertise with disaster management decision makers. Working with its research affiliates and Senior Fellows, the Institute collaborates on new projects and research proposals that improve each phase of disaster events, from pre-event preparedness through post-event recovery.
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