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NSF Awards 43 Research Grants Under Collaborative Accelerator Program

The National Science Foundation has awarded 43 grants worth $39M to support collaborative fundamental scientific exploration efforts as part of an accelerator program. The Convergence Accelerator initiative seeks to validate research areas that are amenable for partnerships between research teams, nonprofit organizations, private companies and the government, NSF said Tuesday.

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Battelle Awarded Extension from National Science Foundation to Operate the National Ecological Observatory Network; Mike Janus Quoted

Battelle announced on Tuesday that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has extended the company’s cooperative agreement to continue operating the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) through the beginning of fiscal year 2022. 

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Report: Agencies Introduce IT Reskilling Initiatives for Employees

Federal agencies are launching reskilling programs to provide employees new career opportunities in the field of information technology, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. Dorothy Aronson, chief information officer at the National Science Foundation, said NSF is overseeing a pilot to assess an online learning platform, Udacity, to help volunteers from agencies learn the skills needed to become data scientists or data analysts. 

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NSF Plans Workshop on Wireless Spectrum AI Applications

The National Science Foundation will host a workshop to boost awareness on artificial intelligence applications across the wireless spectrum, Nextgov reported Monday. The agency said in a federal register notice it will gather government, industry and academia members to participate in the event from Aug. 28 to 29 at Griffiss Institute Center for Information Assurance in Rome, N.Y.

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NSF to Invest in Quantum Technology Projects

The National Science Foundation plans to support research efforts to further explore quantum science in the technology areas of computing, communications, sensors and simulation, the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association reported Monday. NSF will help selected research institutes address quantum-related scientific, technological, educational and workforce objectives under the Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes program.

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NSF Taps Industry to Update Strategic Computing Initiative

The National Science Foundation issued a request for information seeking industry comments on the challenges and updates to U.S. strategic computing to maintain scientific, technological and economic leadership. The RFI issued Tuesday on Federal Register aims to guide the agency in developing a new National Strategic Computing Initiative.

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Chezian Sivagnanam, Chief Enterprise Architect of National Science Foundation, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Chezian Sivagnanam, the chief enterprise architect of the National Science Foundation, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th.

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Chezian Sivagnanam, Chief Enterprise Architect of National Science Foundation, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Chezian Sivagnanam, the chief enterprise architect of the National Science Foundation, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th.

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NSF’s S&T Council Seeks Info for Quantum Information Science Policy, Strategy

A subcommittee within the National Science and Technology Council urges agencies to help sustain the country's spot as the world's frontrunner in quantum information science. NSTC's Subcommittee on Quantum Information Science seeks agency input regarding eight different questions on the scientific area as the council works to develop a QIS strategic overview, the National Science Foundation said Thursday in a Federal Register notice.

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