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Mojdeh Bahar to Lead NIST Industrial Engagement

Mojdeh Bahar

Mojdeh Bahar, a former U.S. Department of Agriculture executive, has joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve as associate director for innovation and industry services, a role through which she will oversee industrial partnerships. Bahar will supervise NIST's technology transfer programs and external engagement efforts as she directly reports to Walter Copan, the agency's director, NIST said Friday.

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USDA Forest Service Awards $4M to Support Community Forest Projects; Vicki Christiansen Quoted

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service has announced it will award $4 million to fund 10 community forest projects across eight states to support the creation, expansion and enhancement of community spaces, the agency reported on Monday.

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USDA Forest Service Invests in Wood Energy, Wood Innovation Under Grant Program to Promotes Energy Resilience, Jobs, Forest Health; Vicki Christiansen Quoted

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service will award $1.5 million in total to seven rural communities through a new Community Wood Energy and Wood Innovation grant program, the department reported on Monday.

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