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NNSA Puts Radiation Data Gathering Tool Through Drill

The National Nuclear Security Administration has tested a cloud-based radiation data gathering network during an exercise conducted by the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, GCN reported Thursday. Kathleen Hickey writes drill participants used the RadResponder emergency response system to share radiological information in order to test the tool for stress. Participants worked to collect …

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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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Madelyn Creedon Approved for No. 2 NNSA Position

Madelyn Creedon, formerly assistant defense secretary for global strategic affairs, has received Senate confirmation to be the National Nuclear Security Administration deputy administrator, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. The station reports that in her new role, Creedon will coordinate with NNSA Administrator Frank Klotz to help the federal government address …

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NNSA Taps Univ. of Michigan-Led Consortium For Nuclear Arms Control R&D Project Grant

A consortium led by the University of Michigan has secured a potential $25 million federal grant to research and develop tools for monitoring international nonproliferation commitments. The National Nuclear Security Administration selected the consortium to explore technologies for helping the U.S. verify if nations are in compliance with nonproliferation obligations …

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US, Japan Forge Nuclear Materials Disposal Deal

Senior U.S. and Japanese officials have reached a bilateral agreement on nuclear materials disposal and nuclear energy research at the Nuclear Security Summit held in The Hague, Netherlands early this week, Nextgov reported Monday. Sebastian Sprenger writes U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Yosuke Isozaki, special adviser to the Japanese …

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DOE Names Robert Brese Permanent CIO

The Energy Department has made interim Chief Information Officer Robert Brese the permanent CIO, according to Federal News Radio. The 22-year Navy veteran has served in the interim role since Mike Locatis left DOE in April to become assistant secretary for cyber security and communications at the Department of Homeland …

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