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DOE Awards $61M in Research Funding for Quantum Internet, Device Development; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Quantum Information

The Department of Energy (DOE) has set aside $61 million research funding for the development of quantum internet building blocks and quantum network testbeds, and for efforts to ensure U.S. competitiveness in quantum information science. DOE said Thursday $30 million will go to five Nanoscale Science Research Centers to fund infrastructure and capability development in support of nanoscience-based research.

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DOE Allocates $73M to Research Projects for Advancing Quantum Information Science; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $73 million in funding for 29 three-year projects to advance quantum information science for various applications. Researchers from various national laboratories and universities from Virginia, California and other states across the U.S. will focus on understanding, predicting and manipulating matter at the electronic, atomic and molecular levels, DOE said Friday.

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DOE Funds 5 Supercomputer Research Projects to Advance Quantum, Chemical Studies; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $28 million to support five software development projects aimed at improving supercomputers in support of its scientific studies toward clean energy. The selected teams will work on computational methods, algorithms and software to advance U.S. capabilities in quantum information science and chemical reactions, the agency said Friday.

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DOE Awards $93M to University-Led Research Projects on High Energy Physics; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $93 million for 71 university-led research projects focusing on high energy physics to benefit, energy technologies, national security and other fields. DOE said Monday that the projects under the High Energy Physics program will cover various topics across the field of particle physics such as quantum theory and the Higgs boson.

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DOE Awards $61M to Nuclear Energy Tech Projects; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has chosen 99 nuclear energy-focused technology research and development projects to receive grants worth more than $61 million combined, with U.S. universities getting $58 million of the total amount. Four funded efforts will center on the development of digital tools and advanced materials to increase nuclear reactor resiliency, the department added.

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DOE Announces $100M in Research Grants to Early-Career Scientists; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $100 million in funding to support efforts to expand the skilled science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce through the Early Career Research Program. Eighty-three scientists representing 11 DOE National Laboratories and 41 universities will receive grants that will cover salary and research expenses over a five-year period.

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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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Will Roper: Air Force Should ‘Hack’ Federal Acquisition System

Dr. Will Roper

Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a three-time Wash100 Award winner, said he believes the service must hack the federal procurement system to be relevant. Roper said he is working with financial management offices and the general counsel on a new memo . 

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Jacobs Launches ‘Pavy’ Cloud Platform to Improve Asset Management

Jacobs

Jacobs has launched Pavy, a proprietary cloud-based platform, that will provide advanced asset management of airfields. Pavy completed a successful trial period, and will now be integrated into airports to manage airfield pavements. "With Pavy, our new cloud-based platform, airports around the globe can better plan pavement investments and prioritize critical interventions," said Jacobs People & Places Solutions Senior Vice President Europe and Digital Strategies Donald Morrison

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PSC Announces Approval of FY21 Continuing Resolution; David Berteau Quoted

David Berteau

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has announced its approval for the recent passage of FY21 Continuing Resolution by the U.S. Senate, PSC reported on Wednesday. The Council has also urged President Trump to sign the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act,” which would fund the government through Dec. 11th, 2020. 

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