Tag Archives: Department of Energy

DOE Unveils Policy Recommendations for Space Exploration; Dan Brouillette Quoted

Dan Brouillette

The Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced a set of recommendations that supports the U.S. government's National Space Policy. The strategy builds on six decades worth of DOE's contributions to U.S. Space programs and indicates the role of the department's innovation enterprise in responding to large-scale research development challenges in space policies.

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President-Elect Joe Biden Stresses Need to Innovate U.S. Cyber Defenses

Cyber Defense

President-elect Joe Biden said the U.S. must rethink and innovate national defense against cybersecurity threats following the SolarWinds network monitoring software hack that hit multiple federal agencies. Biden said at a recent press conference the Russian-linked breach poses a national security risk and highlights the need for the U.S. government to update approaches in the cyber domain.

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DOE to Back Scientific Computing Research Projects in Funding Effort; Chris Fall Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $32 million in funds to support high-performance computing research efforts in various scientific fields such as condensed matter physics and geosciences. The funding effort is a part of an initiative that seeks to maximize the usage of national laboratories' high-performance computing resources and gather experts in energy and scientific research.

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DOE Launches Funding Opportunity for Nuclear Data Research Projects; Chris Fall Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to award $12 million in funds to support research efforts that aim to enhance the collection of nuclear data. DOE said Monday that it seeks to grow and optimize the data quality required for nuclear activities such as isotope production and nuclear science efforts.

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DOE Unveils Funding Effort for High-Energy Density Plasma Research

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The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to award $9 million in funds to support the exploration of high-energy density laboratory plasmas (HEDLP). Chris Fall, director of DOE's office of science, said in a statement published Wednesday HEDLPs could allow inertial fusion energy and have potential applications in medicine, industry and national security. 

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DOE, DOI to Modernize Ocean Energy Safety Institute

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The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Interior's (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have earmarked $40 million in funds over a five-year period to back the modernization of the Ocean Energy Safety Institute. Efforts under the modernization are intended to drive OESI in rolling out collaborative offshore renewable energy development efforts. 

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Idaho National Laboratory Takes Part in Cybersecurity Manufacturing Consortium

Cyber Diplomacy

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has joined a $111 million public-private consortium led by the  University of Texas at San Antonio that aims to help manufacturers and supply chains adopt secure and energy-efficient approaches. As a member, INL will work with industry to protect digital automation platforms in manufacturing facilities and manage CyManII's cybersecurity portfolio.

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DOE Funds 17 Dev’t Projects for Ultra-High Temperature Materials

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $16 million in funds to 17 projects in support of the development of ultra-high temperature materials for gas turbines. DOE said Wednesday that it seeks to build materials that will operate at 1800 ºC with coatings and coolings or at 1300 ºC in a stand-alone material test environment. 

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DOE Funds Computing Projects for Domestic Manufacturing

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The Department of Energy (DOE)  will award $4.2 million in funds to support 14 projects that will utilize supercomputing resources from national laboratories to reinforce domestic manufacturing efforts. Industry researchers will use simulation, modeling and data analysis to help manufacturers enhance material productivity and energy efficiency as part of the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing program.

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Satya Akula to Retire as Amyx President & CEO; Scott Amey Quoted

Satya Akula

Amyx has announced that the company’s president and chief executive officer (CEO), Satya Akula, will retire in Dec. 2020, after a nine-year tenure, Amyx reported on Friday. He will continue to be a stockholder with the company. Bill Schaefer, the current chief operating officer (COO), will succeed Akula as president and CEO. 

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