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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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Chezian Sivagnanam, Chief Enterprise Architect of National Science Foundation, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Chezian Sivagnanam, the chief enterprise architect of the National Science Foundation, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th. At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss “Starting Your AI Journey” and the challenges that come with that process. You can register for the event here.

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Johns Hopkins APL, Medical School Study Navigation Capability of Robot Swarms, Human Brain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is part of a research team that is looking into a cognitive mechanism called dynamic replanning in an effort to build on the navigational algorithms of autonomous robotic swarms, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The lab said Monday the National …

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Boeing, NSF Partner on $21M Effort to Deliver Training, Boost Diversity in STEM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has placed a $10M investment to help the National Science Foundation provide students and company employees access to online science, technology, engineering and math training, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its pledge will supplement NSF’s matching $10M funding for …

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Leidos to Brief Potential Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization Subcontractors Through Industry Days

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) seeks to connect with potential subcontractors for several projects under the National Science Foundation‘s Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science program through two upcoming events, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NSF said Thursday the company’s Leidos Innovations Corporation subsidiary will host the first Industry Day on …

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NSF Awards Dell Federal Services Unit $88M IT Services BPA; George Newstrom Comments

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $88 million blanket purchase agreement to Dell Technologies‘ federal government services business segment for information technology delivery and help desk services. Dell said Monday it will support 1, 850 on-site and remote users and also provide first-call resolution services for an estimated 250, 000 customers …

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