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NASA Picks 5 University Teams for $50M in ‘Transformative’ Aviation Research Grants

NASA has selected five university teams to receive grants worth up to $50 million in total to explore “transformative” system-level aviation technology concepts. The five-year research efforts under the University Leadership Initiative will support NASA’s strategic research goals for aeronautics, the space agency said Tuesday. NASA asked universities to propose investigations that would address one …

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Oak Ridge Lab-Built Algorithms Aim to Identify Power Grid Areas That Are Vulnerable to Climate Change

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created algorithms designed to help utilities and city planners identify electrical service locations across the southern U.S. that would be susceptible to climate change and population growth. ORNL researchers merged climate simulations that run on the Titan supercomputer with population datasets to develop …

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Profile: Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, Chief of Naval Research

Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder serves as chief of naval research and director of innovation, technology requirements and test and evaluation since. He previously served as a Naval Air Force commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet evaluator at VAW-110, a Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization officer, OPNAV N2/N6F2 director of intelligence, …

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Thom Mason: DOE and Battelle to Meet Regarding Extension of Oak Ridge National Lab Work

Government officials have hinted that the Energy Department and a University of Tennessee and Battelle Memorial Institute non-profit collaboration plan to negotiate a contract extension for management of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Today reported Sunday. John Huotari writes Tennessee Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said the DOE was requested …

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