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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Encourages Women to Persist in STEM-Related Careers

Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s global public sector business, told Capitol File Magazine in an interview published Tuesday she believes science, technology, engineering and math careers offer women an opportunity to help shape the future of innovation. Kapoor mentors female professionals in STEM fields and encourages students to find a mentor …

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Parsons to Provide Engineering, Technical Services at NASA Goddard; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has secured a potential five-year contract from NASA to provide a range of engineering and technical services to the Goddard Space Flight Center. The company said Wednesday the Facilities Construction, Engineering and Technical Services III contract covers engineering, construction, design-build, information technology and program management services. “We are honored to be awarded this …

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DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research …

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BAE to Support Navy Submarine Weapon Systems; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems Inc. will help the U.S. Navy engineer and integrate weapons systems on board the military branch’s submarines as part of a potential five-year, $368 million contract awarded in October. The company said Wednesday it will also provide test engineering, information technology support and specialized test equipment to the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs …

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Former MDA Official John Warden Named Qualis Senior Technical Director

John Warden, former director of assured design and processes at the Missile Defense Agency, has joined Huntsville, Alabama-based government services contractor Qualis as senior technical director. He will provide technical leadership on all engineering disciplines in support of Qualis’ customers in his new position, the company said Nov. 15. Qualis Chief Operating Officer Carlos Kingston …

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Paul Hobelmann to Serve as WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff VP; Jeffrey Smilow Comments

Paul Hobelmann will join WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a vice president at the company’s Arlington, Virginia office. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff said Monday Hobelmann will lead its structural engineering practice on buildings in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and aid the company’s suite of services that covers mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection …

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Sandia Natl Labs Vet Julia Phillips Joins National Science Board

Julia Phillips, former acting vice president and chief technology officer of the Education Department‘s Sandia National Laboratories, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Science Board. She will lead efforts to maintain U.S.’ key role in the science and engineering fields in her new position, Sandia Labs said Wednesday. …

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