Tag Archives: House Science Space and Technology Committee

Walter Copan Talks NIST’s AI, Quantum Computing Work at House Subcommittee Hearing

Walter Copan, director of the National Institutes of Science and Technology, appeared Wednesday before a House subcommittee to discuss NIST’s work in quantum science and artificial intelligence, Nextgov reported Thursday. He told members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s research and technology subpanel about NIST’s achievements in the quantum field, including work in quantum simulation and development of a quantum logic clock.

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DHS Supports Blockchain Projects, Standardization Efforts; Douglas Maughan Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has partnered with other DHS components and startup companies to develop blockchain-based technology platforms, GCN reported Tuesday. S&T also supports the World Wide Web Consortium in efforts to standardize the Verifiable Claims Data Model and Decentralized Identifiers. “Government must be informed and ensure blockchain technology …

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Jim Bridenstine Takes Oath as NASA Administrator

Jim Bridenstine took his official oath of office as the 13th NASA administrator at a ceremony that took place Monday at the space agency’s Washington headquarters. Vice President Mike Pence swore in Bridenstine four days after the Senate confirmed him,  NASA said Tuesday. Bridenstine told agency leaders during a video teleconference …

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Lawmakers Ask House Committee to Investigate Trump Administration’s Cyber Practices

Three lawmakers have asked the chairs of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee and related subpanels to investigate cybersecurity issues under President Donald Trump’s administration in next week’s hearing of the House Research and Technology Subcommittee. Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) and Don Beyer (D-Virginia) asked the …

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