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DOE Vet Bill Valdez Appointed President of Senior Executives Association; Barbara Pabotoy Comments

The Senior Executives Association has named Bill Valdez, a former director at the Energy Department and senior adviser at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, as president of the Washington-based nonprofit that represents many senior-level federal executives. Valdez joined SEA in 2000 and previously served as chair of the board of directors from …

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DOE Unveils $40M Clean Energy Initiative, Energy Materials Network

The Energy Department has launched a Solar National Laboratory initiative for clean energy called Energy Materials Network. The department said Wednesday EMN received $40 million in federal funds and was introduced at a White House event co-sponsored by DOE’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the White House National Economic …

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Warren Kibbe: DOE, NCI Plan Pilot to Use Supercomputers for Cancer Research

The Energy Department and National Cancer Institute will continue to work together to plan the utilization of large-scale computing in cancer research and clinical treatment. Warren Kibbe, director of the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, wrote in an article published Wednesday that NCI and DOE have partnered with DOE’s Exascale Computing Initiative …

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Ernest Moniz: Mobile App Targets Greater Resilience, Fast Recovery from Energy Emergencies

The Energy Department has rolled out a mobile application for consumers who need essential information during energy emergency situations. The Lantern Live app consolidates power disruption information, the location and operational status of gas stations and other critical data from local utilities, open data and through crowd sourcing, the agency …

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Argonne, Chicago University Partner on Urban Planning for 21st Century Cities; Charlie Catlett Comments

The government has partnered with the University of Chicago in a move to address rapid urbanization through LakeSim, a tool that can churn out a computation-enabled design of the world’s future cities. Representatives from the school and the Energy Department’s Argonne National Laboratory are developing LakeSim and other platforms to …

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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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