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Elizabeth Mashakas Appointed SVP of Talent Acquisition for BlueHalo; CEO Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Elizabeth Mashakas

BlueHalo announced on Wednesday that the company has named Elizabeth Mashakas, as senior vice president of Talent Acquisition, effective immediately. Mashakas will report directly to Ray Khuo, executive vice president of Human Capital. Mashakas comes to BlueHalo with over 30 years of experience in Talent Acquisition across various industry-leading companies and has a proven track record of impact.

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DOE Allots $54 Million in New Funds for Microelectronics Studies; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) will invest $54 million in microelectronics research pursued by the national laboratories, which may apply for three-year awards under the new funding opportunity. DOE said Wednesday that it will conduct a peer review to determine the awardees, with $36 million of the funds being dependent on congressional approval.

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Amentum Announces RPA Partnership with UiPath; Jill Bruning Quoted

Jill Bruning

Amentum announced a new partnership with UiPath on Thursday. The agreement stipulates that the companies will work jointly to extend the benefits of robotic process automation (RPA) adopted by many federal agencies to mission-oriented customers in Amentum’s portfolio of national significance programs. The partnership will focus on delivering multiple automation aspects to the companies’ clients. 

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DOE to Award $53M for University-Based Energy Efficiency Assessments; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) will invest $52.5 million in university-based efforts that help wastewater treatment facilities and manufacturers reduce carbon footprint and boost energy efficiency. These centers also train and prepare students for potential careers related to clean energy. Interested parties may submit letters of intent through April 1st. DOE expects to select up to 35 universities. 

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AECOM JV Finishes Wastewater Treatment Plant Build

AECOM

AECOM-Graham Construction joint venture (JV) has completed the design-build work on the first wastewater treatment plant in Victoria, British Columbia, AECOM reported on Thursday. The McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant will deliver tertiary treatment for wastewater from the core area municipalities. “We’re honored to support the Capital Regional District,” said Marc Devlin.

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DOE Approves Battelle Savannah River Alliance to Manage SRNL; Mark Peters Quoted

Mark Peters

The Battelle Savannah River Alliance (BRSA) team has received a Notice to Proceed with Transition, following the Department of Energy’s  (DOE) selection of BRSA to manage the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). “BSRA’s approach will ensure the delivery of high impact science, technology and engineering solutions into the future through a significant expansion of SRNL’s core competencies and programs,” said Mark Peters, Battelle’s executive vice president for Global Laboratory Operations.

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Alion to Participate in USAF AFWERX Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge

Alion Science and

Alion Science and Technology will be a participant in the U.S. Air Force AFWERX Reimagining Energy for the Department of Defense (DoD) Challenge. "Alion is honored to be included in this showcase and excited to be able to demonstrate our technology and solutions to support such an important global DoD energy effort," said John Eubank, Alion's director of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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Amentum Named #1 Military Friendly Company for 2021; CEO John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer

Amentum announced on Tuesday that the company has been selected as the number one Military Friendly Company for 2021 as well as the top Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity. “We could not be more proud to be recognized as the top Military Friendly Company for 2021,” said John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum and five-time Wash100 Award recipient.

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GSA Selects Everbridge to Provide CEM Platform; Mike Mostow Quoted

Everbridge

The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Everbridge’s Mass Notification platform to secure the agency’s employees, facilities and operations. Everbridge’s CEM platform will help keep employees safe and informed across a variety of threats such as a global pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires, cyberattacks, IT outages and more. Everbridge received its FedRAMP authorization in 2018.

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NASA Picks Four Concept Studies for ‘Pioneers’ Astrophysics Research Program

NASA

NASA has unveiled four astrophysics research proposals for the agency’s Pioneers program that will receive funding to support agency efforts to explore topic areas such as exoplanets, galaxy evolution, neutron star merging and high-energy neutrinos. Paul Hertz, director of the astrophysics division at NASA, said the agency received more than 20 proposals from NASA centers, research laboratories and universities for the program.

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