Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

JaJa in the News for Digital Archiving and Preservation Technology

JaJa in the News for Digital Archiving and Preservation Technology

Prof. Joseph JaJa
Prof. Joseph JaJa

Professor Joseph JaJa (ECE/UMIACS/ISR) was featured in the Federal Times for his efforts in helping the National Archives preserve federal records. His research team’s Producer–Archive Workflow Network (PAWN) software will enable federal agencies to submit their records easily and with the assurance that it is transmitted correctly and securely. PAWN is a component of JaJa's larger ADAPT (An Approach to Digital Archiving and Preservation Technology) project.

"This software, which was funded by [National Archives], enables you to remotely and securely transmit data—all electronically," JaJa told Federal Times.

Eventually, all federal records will be tied into the Electronic Records Archive (ERA), which will be deployed in September. Four agencies—the Patent and Trademark Office, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Navy Oceanographic Office and National Nuclear Security Administration—will test the new system's effectiveness. Lockheed Martin Corp., the prime contractor for ERA, is developing the software for the program.

Read the story at Federal Times

View a PowerPoint overview of PAWN at Prof. JaJa's web site

June 21, 2007


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Baras and Mayergoyz named Distinguished University Professors

Prof. Joseph JaJa Named Interim Chair of ECE Department

Prof. Sang Bok Lee appointed director of Maryland NanoCenter

ECE Inducts Three New Distinguished Alumni

RC65 Honors Chellappa’s 65th Birthday and his Academic Contributions to Computer Vision Research

Ephremides leads new NSF Age of Information project

Barg is principal investigator for new NSF information recovery award

Simon, Abshire, Elhilali give invited talks

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts