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Battelle Receives R&D 100 Awards for Pipeline Analysis Tool, Coal Liquefaction Method

Battelle has landed two awards from R&D Magazine for the nonprofit company’s software platform that works to analyze pipeline condition and method to convert coal into synthetic crude. The company said Tuesday its PipeAssess PI software and coal-to-liquids process won R&D Awards, while its partnership with the Ohio Soybean Council, Redwood Innovations and  Kentucky State University received …

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Tech Industry Vet Andy Meister Appointed Silent Circle Engineering VP

Andy Meister, formerly vice president of engineering at OptioLabs, has been appointed to the same position at security technology developer Silent Circle. He brings more than 30 years of software development, mobile, entrepreneurial and management experience and he aims to help expand the company’s technology portfolio in his new role, Silent Circle said Tuesday. …

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Air Force Accepts STEM Scholarship Applications for 2018

The U.S. Air Force is accepting scholarship applications from students who aim to pursue a science, technology, engineering and math degree. The military service said Monday it offers between $25,000 and $38,000 a year to help students major in one of the 19 STEM disciplines through the branch’s Science, Mathematics and Research …

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Cubic to Demo Training Systems at Florida Conference; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic will showcase its portfolio of training systems at the five-day Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida, that is scheduled to kick off Nov. 27. I/ITSEC is an annual modeling, simulation and training conference organized by the National Training and Simulation Association, Cubic said Tuesday. The 2017 event will carry …

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CenturyLink Network, Managed Services Win 7 Awards at MEF 2017 Event

CenturyLink has received seven awards during the MEF 2017 Awards networking event in Orlando, Florida, which recognized companies’ network and managed services offerings. The company said Friday it secured the awards for its application, service and technology innovation, including software-defined wide-area networking. Andrew Dugan, senior vice president of technology planning, network …

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Grant Thornton Adds GPO Vet Davita Vance-Cooks to Public Sector Practice

Davita Vance-Cooks, former head of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, has joined Grant Thornton as a director within the professional services firm’s public sector practice. Vance-Cooks will support the operations transformation and change management efforts of the practice’s civilian business, Grant Thornton said Friday. As GPO director, Vance-Cooks led a modernization strategy to …

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Harris-Hosted Summit Tackles Aerospace & Defense Workforce Needs

Harris collaborated with the Aerospace Industries Association to facilitate a two-day summit that brought together industry, government and academic stakeholders to discuss the future of aerospace and defense workforce. The event took place at a Harris facility in Palm Bay, Florida, and sought to promote science, technology, engineering and math education strategies meant to …

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Jonathan Eaton Named Grant Thornton Supply Chain Mgmt Practice Leader

Jonathan Eaton, formerly a vice president and industry supply chain partner at Chainalytics, has joined Grant Thornton as leader of the professional services firm’s national supply chain management. Grant Thornton said Tuesday Eaton will oversee a portfolio of strategy, transformation,  demand and supply planning, procurement, analytics, transportation, visibility and network optimization service offerings in …

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