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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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DOE, General Atomics Reach Cooperative Agreement for Continued Stewardship of DIII-D National Fusion Facility

The Department of Energy and General Atomics have finalized a cooperative agreement for the company and collaborating organizations to continue to operate and oversee a magnetic fusion research facility in San Diego through 2024.

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Dr. Bruce Jette as Keynote Speaker for 4th Annual Army Forum on Oct. 31st

Dr. Bruce Jette, assistant secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology for the U.S. Army, will be featured as the keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 4th Annual Army Forum on October 2nd.

Click here to register for the 4th Annual Army Forum on Oct. 2nd.

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MIT Lincoln Lab to Conduct Advanced Tech R&D Under $2B Air Force Contract Modification

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory received a $2.03B contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop technology platforms for the Department of Defense. The modification brings the total value of a previously awarded contract to $9.6B and covers long-term tech R&D, rapid prototyping and demonstration …

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Boeing to Lease MIT Space for Future Aerospace & Autonomy Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to lease a 100,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Mass., that will house research, design and development work on air mobility platforms by 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the future Boeing Aerospace and Autonomy Center will occupy space within a …

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CH2M-BMcD Joint Venture to Design New MIT Lab Facility; Tim Byers Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — CH2M‘s joint venture with Burns & McDonnell will provide laboratory design services to the MIT Lincoln Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base in support of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology-operated federally funded research and development …

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IBM Invests in $240M AI Research Lab at MIT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to establish a $240 million laboratory that will facilitate joint research and development efforts in artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will work with MIT to …

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Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Among Parsons Executives at MIT Industrial Liaison Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Parsons led a kickoff meeting of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Industrial Liaison Program in June as part of efforts to build relationships between MIT and global companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its federal, infrastructure and Middle East-Africa business units will work to monitor …

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Parsons, MIT Hold Workshop on Infrastructure, Smart Cities & Transportation; Biff Lyons Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Parsons has led a workshop in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s civil and environmental engineering department to cover infrastructure, smart cities and transportation research, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday the activity was held March and sought to discuss the alignment …

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