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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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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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Michael Griffin: DoD Labs Must Work, Collaborate to Support Warfighters

Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, highlighted the mission of the Department of Defense's organic laboratories during DoD Lab Day. He said that laboratory engineers must work with a balance between speed, diligence and quality to boost the military's lethality and protection, DoD said Thursday

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Kelvin Droegemeier Confirmed as Office of Science & Technology Policy Director

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier, a former member of the National Science Board, as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Federal Times reported Thursday. President Donald Trump announced in late July his intent to nominate Droegemeier for the lead role at OSTP.

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NASA, NSF Highlight Initiatives Supporting White House STEM Strategy

NASA and the National Science Foundation are supporting the Trump administration's plan to boost the country's science, technology, engineering and math education. The effort, named Charting a Course for Success: A Federal Strategy for STEM Education, encourages stakeholders, academia and industry to fortify the nation's STEM education and workforce, NASA said Wednesday.

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