Tag Archives: Engineering

Mac Curtis Outlines High-End Engineering, Research Focus for New Vencore Labs Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — Vencore announced last week the renaming of its Applied Communications Sciences business as Vencore Labs, an organization Vencore CEO Mac Curtis said would carry out technology research geared toward capturing new work in the public and private sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “We saw …

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CenturyLink Taps LGS Tech for Work on DoD High-Speed Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has enlisted LGS Innovations to help upgrade the Defense Department’s high-speed fiber optic network that connects five Pentagon facilities with supercomputing requirements. CenturyLink said Monday it expects updates to DREN to enable the five computer labs to receive speeds of …

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Jacobs Awarded Engineering Support Extension for Nat’l Guard

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to provide design and construction support services for the U.S. Army and Air National Guard under a potential five-year, $45 million task order. The company said Tuesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers construction and environmental documentation, research, surveys and other architectural design services through April 2020. …

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Stephanie Hill Seeks Out Industry for Early Start Versus STEM Talent Shortage

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Stephanie Hill urging industry leaders to do more to engage and encourage youngsters into taking up science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects and considering STEM careers to help fill the burgeoning demand for STEM talent. “We …

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Jamie Morehead: Parsons Committed to STEM Talent Pipeline Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 29, 2015 — Jamie Morehead, Parsons vice president of talent management, said the company continues to develop a science, technology, engineering and math talent pipeline in collaboration with students, educators and communities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. “As a global engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm, …

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Jonathan Scholl to Join Leidos as Health, Engineering President

Jonathan Scholl, chief strategy officer for a nonprofit healthcare delivery system in Texas and a 15-year Boston Consulting Group veteran, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as health and engineering sector president on June 22. Leidos said Tuesday Scholl has held the CSO role at Texas Health Resources for the past five years …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Seeks to Inspire STEM with Aerospace Learning Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space systems business, said the newly opened Lockheed Martin Space Education Center in Colorado Springs aims to encourage science, technology, engineering and math learning in schools. “If we are to …

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State Dept Selects 6 on Overseas Facility Design, Engineering IDIQ

Six companies have secured final spots on a contract of an undisclosed value to support the State Department‘s architecture and engineering projects across the globe. The agency said Wednesday contractors will work with its Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations to plan, build and renovate U.S. mission facilities globally. A total …

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Tetra Tech Signs Deal to Purchase Cornerstone Environmental Group; Dan Batrack Comments

Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) has agreed to acquire Cornerstone Environmental Group for an undisclosed amount. Middletown, New York-based Cornerstone will join Tetra Tech’s resource management and energy segment upon the transaction’s scheduled closure in May, Tetra Tech said Wednesday. “Utilities are faced with the challenge of responding to new U.S. …

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ManTech Buys Welkin Associates From CSC; George Pedersen Comments

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has acquired former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) subsidiary Welkin Associates under a $34 million cash transaction as ManTech eyes engineering opportunities with the defense and intelligence sectors. ManTech said Tuesday Welkin will be part of its mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group under the leadership of Bill Varner. “This …

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