Inflection points are events that result in significant economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological changes that shape our world. And our world is facing some of its toughest challenges yet: Clean water. Affordable energy. Connectivity. Climate change. Environmental pollution. Economic growth. Our Inflection Points solution briefings are a series of podcasts with Jacobs’ thought leaders and technologists, providing background on these critical issues, the challenges at their core and the actions we’re taking to create a more connected, sustainable world.
Balancing Energy Needs and Environmental Concerns via Nuclear Power
In this episode of Inflection Points, our guest Colin Jones of Jacobs North American Nuclear Group discusses the development of nuclear energy in the United States, the cleanup of old nuclear contamination sites, the challenges and importance of remediation projects, and the future demand of nuclear energy worldwide.
Aerospace and the Technology to Go Beyond
To provide an inside look at much of the work done to support NASA from robotics to launch control to support of the International Space Station, we were pleased to sit down with Joy Kelly, Vice President and General Manager of the Jacobs Clear Lake Group. For this episode of Inflection Points, Dr. Kelly spoke about the work Jacobs does with NASA as the agency’s #1 solutions provider, as well as her passion for STEM education and the success and challenges of business innovation in large organizations.
Predicting Problems Before They Happen
Raja Kadiyala, Global Director for Digital Solutions and the Jacobs Connected Enterprise at Jacobs, walks us through how digital twins can be applied to industries and communities, making them safer, increasing efficiency and improving the environment in this discussion as part of our Inflection Points series of podcasts.
Treating the Water Cycle as One Water
Water treatment is a highly sophisticated process, and today’s communities are increasingly leveraging digital tools and taking a wholistic view of the complete water cycle. In this Inflection Points discussion, Susan Moisio, Vice President Global Solutions Conveyance and Storage at Jacobs, shares her insights into the approach known as “one water.”
Responding to Potential Cyber Attacks with Advanced Techniques
Cyber criminals do not rest, and neither do those charged with providing for the defense of sensitive client and government information. In our latest episode of Inflection Points, we sat down with John Karabias, Vice President, Growth and Sales Strategy for Jacobs Cyber and Eric Conway, Technical Director for Cybersecurity Capabilities and Solutions, Jacobs Cyber to learn more about advances in cybersecurity.
Refreshing the World's Water Supply
Becoming innovative in the handling of water and wastewater is increasingly important around the world. We sat down with Peter Nicol, Jacobs Global Water Market Director in this episode of Inflection Points to learn more about some of the issues and best practices for the proper treatment of this precious life resource.