Neel Mehta

Report: Brett Newell Appointed Boeing South Australia Regional Director

Brett Newell, P-8 Poseidon program manager at the Australian defense business of Boeing, has been named as the unit’s regional director for South Australia, Defence Connect reported Monday. The report said the nearly 11-year company veteran will lead Boeing Defence Australia's industry collaboration, education partnership,  community engagement and workforce growth initiatives across the …

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Joshua Seckel Named Chief Solutions Architect at Sevatec’s Agile/DevSecOps Practice

Joshua Seckel, former chief of the applied technology division at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has joined Sevatec as chief solutions architect for the company’s agile and DevSecOps practice. He led USCIS’ efforts to transform and modernize information technology systems at the agency during his tenure there, Sevatec said Wednesday. Seckel also has more than 20 …

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Women of Color Magazine Recognizes Mitre Employees for STEM Contributions; Julie Gravallese Comments

Seven Mitre employees have received recognition from the Women of Color magazine for their contributions to the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The nonprofit said Tuesday the awards were presented at the two-day 2017 Women of Color STEM Conference that kicked off on Friday in Detroit, Michigan. The conference honors multicultural women …

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Comprehensive Health Services’ Gary Palmer Honored at Federal Occupational Health Conference

Gary Palmer, president and CEO of Comprehensive Health Services, has accepted a “Provider of the Year” award at the 2017 Federal Occupational Health Conference hosted by the Florida State Association of Occupational Health Nurses. FSAOHN honored Palmer for his efforts to promote and uphold the objectives of the association established to advance occupational and …

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Siemens Donates $246M Software Grant to Florida Institute of Technology

Siemens has provided an in-kind software grant worth more than $246 million to the Florida Institute of Technology to help students prepare for science, technology engineering and math careers. Florida Tech said Thursday it will incorporate Siemens' product lifecycle management platform into students' coursework and projects related to computer-aided design, engineering simulation, …

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SPA Appoints Brad Williamson as Strategic Initiatives Director; William Vantine Comments

Brad Williamson, former founder and CEO of consulting firm MVSEA, has joined professional services company Systems Planning and Analysis as director of strategic initiatives. SPA said Williamson will work to expand the company’s customer base and teaming opportunities in his new role. “Williamson’s leadership, as well as his understanding of the Department of …

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Army Vet George Casey Joins Sarcos Advisory Board

Sarcos Robotics has appointed George Casey Jr., a retired U.S. Army general, to the board of advisers at the Salt Lake City-based robotic system manufacturing company. The 41-year military veteran joins Sarcos’ advisory board as the company aims to market robotic platforms in the defense sector, the company said Monday. Casey served as …

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General Atomics' Chris Pehrson to Speak at TTC UAS Symposium

Chris Pehrson, vice president for Defense Department strategic development at General Atomics' aeronautical systems business, will serve as a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.-hosted Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium that will kick off Saturday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Pehrson is one of the 24 guest …

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