Tag Archives: Department of Energy

Amentum CEO John Vollmer Receives His Fifth Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

John Vollmer and Jim Garrettson

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Amentum CEO John Vollmer with his fifth Wash100 Award on Thursday. This marks the fifth-time Vollmer has received the award in the last six years. Vollmer’s commitment and leadership led to substantial growth for Amentum by securing major contract wins across the government contracting (GovCon) sector.

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OSTP, DOE Appoint 21 Members to National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy has appointed 21 members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee (NQIAC), following President Trump's executive order that established the committee in August 2019, DOE said Friday. Charles Tahan, director of the National Quantum Coordination Office, will co-chair NQIAC with Kathryn Ann Moler, dean of research at Stanford University.

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DOE Earmarks Up to $625M for Quantum Info Science Research Centers; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The Department of Energy will award up to $625M over five years to support the establishment of as many as five centers to advance research in the field of quantum information science. "The National Quantum Initiative launched by the President, including these new research centers, leverages the combined strengths of academia, industry, and DOE laboratories to drive QIS breakthroughs,” said Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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Leidos to Support DOE’s Hanford Site Cleanup Efforts Under $4B IDIQ; Liz Porter Quoted

The Department of Energy has awarded a Leidos-led (NYSE: LDOS) joint venture a potential $4B contract to provide infrastructure and services for an environmental cleanup project at a former plutonium manufacturing complex in southern Washington state over the next decade.

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