Jim Garrettson, founder and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Will Hurd, U.S. Representative of Texas, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Hurd for his efforts to strengthen U.S. national security, including government reform, information technology, homeland security and intelligence.Read More »
Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Rob Silverman, senior vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his third year as chairman of the Healthcare Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program.Read More »
The Department of Transportation established a deliberative body that seeks to address regulatory and jurisdictional concerns. The Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology Council was established to provide potential sponsors an avenue to discuss plans and mitigate interference in the development of transportation technology, the DOT said Tuesday.Read More »
The Department of Energy has invested $80M in 42 projects that will support studies on advanced vehicle technologies for the U.S. transportation system.
The department said Wednesday investing in modern transportation systems will help provide low-cost mobility options, boost domestic energy security and U.S. economic growth and reduce dependence on imported critical materials.
The Energy Department‘s Vehicle Technologies Office has earmarked $2.5 million in fiscal 2018 funds for two new programs that seek to address transportation energy management challenges with big data and high-performance computing platforms. DOE said Tuesday the Big Data Solutions for Mobility initiative looks to create big data tools and algorithms to model urban …Read More »
The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Homeland Security performs risk assessments for critical infrastructure across the three sectors – nuclear reactors, materials and waste; critical manufacturing; and transportation systems – that GAO evaluated. GAO said in a report published Monday that DHS incorporates the three risk elements …Read More »
U.S. Air Force acquisition personnel have begun to update the service branch’s Unit Command and Control system in an effort to boost soldiers’ crisis response capacity and help commanders gain access to data on assets in military exercises or real-world settings. The service branch said Tuesday the UC2 system is designed to …Read More »
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) have announced the names of the initial members and mentor partners of an embedded entrepreneurship program based at the Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne said Monday the Chain Reaction Innovations program looks to help startups and industry members address risks and development …Read More »
California’s Department of Industrial Relations has received a $1.8 million ApprenticeshipUSA grant from the Labor Department to develop and expand apprenticeship programs in the state. DIR said Tuesday the federal grant will help the department boost its Division of Apprenticeship Standards plan that works to double the number of registered apprentices within …Read More »
American Public Power Association, DOE Sign Pact for Collaborative Electric Vehicle Adoption Efforts
Washington-based nonprofit organization American Public Power Association has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Energy Department to provide electricity for personal and fleet transportation in public power communities throughout the country. DOE said Friday the two organizations will pursue collaborative efforts to help electric vehicle adoption progress and charge infrastructure deployment …Read More »