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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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Lou Von Thaer, President and CEO of Battelle, Named to 2020 Wash100 for His Dedication to Company Growth Through Major Contract Awards, Partnerships, Executive Appointments

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Lou Von Thaer, president and CEO of Battelle, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for expanding the company’s revenue and influence in the sector through valuable contract awards, partnerships and important executive appointments.

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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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