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DOE Program Seeks to Help Industry Partners Develop Materials for Extreme Conditions

The Energy Department has unveiled a new program that aims to help companies develop lightweight materials that could withstand harsh environments. DOE said Tuesday industry participants in the High Performance Computing for Materials Program will have access to computational resources and assets at department-funded national laboratories. The HPC4Mtls program will also offer tools …

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DOE Invests $50M in National Laboratories’ Infrastructure Security R&D Projects

The Energy Department has allocated approximately $50 million for early-stage research and development projects of DOE’s national laboratories with the goal to increase the security and resilience of the country’s energy infrastructure. DOE said Tuesday it awarded grants for seven Resilient Distribution Systems projects, which will develop grid technologies and support grid …

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HR Vet Jeff Pon to Be Nominated as OPM Director

Jeff T.H. Pon, chief human resources and strategy officer at the Society for Human Resource Management, will be nominated to fill the director position at the Office of Personnel Management. He previously served as a Booz Allen Hamilton principal focused on HR, information technology and change management consulting services, the White …

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DHS Hosts Electronic Jamming Exercise for First Responders

The Department of Homeland Security has hosted a weeklong event for public safety and private organizations to test multiple strategies and technologies designed to identify, locate and address illegal communication systems jamming. DHS said Tuesday nearly 300 participants from across the U.S. took part during the 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise that was …

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Trump Orders Govt Review of Manufacturers’ Capacity to Back US Defense Industrial Base

President Donald Trump signed Friday an executive order for a cross-government review of U.S. manufacturers’ capacity to support the defense industrial base and the availability of skilled labor to maintain the operations of factories, Nextgov reported Friday. Peter Navarro, a presidential adviser and director of the White House’s office of …

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