Neel Mehta

CTC CEO Ed Sheehan to Speak at Idaho Nuclear Summit

Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., is among the featured speakers who will present during the two-day Nuclear Energy Leadership Summit and Showcase that will kick off Oct. 3 at the Shiloh Inn Convention Center in Idaho. Sheehan will talk about CTC’s Richland Township, Pennsylvania-based Center for Advanced …

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IBM Helps Train UK Military Vets on Cybersecurity

IBM has collaborated with the Corsham Institute and SaluteMyJob to facilitate a week-long cybersecurity course designed for transitioning and former U.K. military personnel. The free course is part of IBM’s Veterans Employment Accelerator program that offers veterans cybersecurity software training, certification and job opportunities, the company said Wednesday. “With the right training and investment, hiring …

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AEOP Opens Applications for Army-Sponsored STEM Student Competition

The Army Educational Outreach Program has kicked off registration for the military branch’s 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition for students in grade six through nine. AEOP said Thursday the online competition, administered by the National Science Teachers Association, seeks to expand students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Student teams have an opportunity to …

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Altamira Receives NCMA Award for Support on Contract Personnel’s Certification

Altamira has received a a Certification Support Award from the National Contract Management Association in recognition of the company’s efforts to support its employees in acquiring NCMA certifications. NCMA presented the award in Chicago during the World Congress 2017, the company announced Tuesday. “Our commitment to supporting the educational advancement of procurement and acquisition …

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Raytheon Exec Stephen Doran Named CEO of UK Compound Semiconductor R&D Center

Stephen Doran, director of operations and transformation at Raytheon‘s U.K. arm, has been appointed as CEO of Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult — a research and development facility backed by the U.K. government. CSA Catapult said Thursday Doran will lead the organization’s efforts to help U.K. businesses exploit emerging compound semiconductor technologies. …

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Cubic Gets MS&T Magazine Red “˜Best Programs' Ribbon Award for Game-Based Training Tool; Dave Buss Comments

A Cubic division has received the Military Simulation & Training magazine's Red “˜Best Programs' Ribbon award for the third consecutive year in recognition of the company's platform that seeks to transform the military training community. The magazine awarded the ribbon to Cubic Global Defense for the Immersive Virtual Shipboard Environment …

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Battelle-Funded Environmental Center Opens in Ohio

KIPP Columbus has unveiled a Battelle-sponsored environmental center in the academic institution’s Columbus, Ohio-based campus to offer afterschool and community education programs. The center is built through a $3 million grant the research and development company awarded in 2014, Battelle said Wednesday. KIPP is a network of free, open enrollment public schools that provides support to …

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Narendra Gupta Elected Red Hat Board Chair

Narendra Gupta, co-founder and managing director of investment firm Nexus Venture Partners, has been named chairman of the board of directors at open source software provider Red Hat. Red Hat said Tuesday Gupta has served on the company’s board since 2005 and succeeds H. Hugh Shelton, who retired after seven years …

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Army Unveils List of Top Industry Suppliers for 2017

The U.S. Army has released this year’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program list that ranks the top industry suppliers for the military in 2017 based on cost, schedule, technical performance, management, regulatory compliance and small business utilization. The service branch announced Tuesday that SSIP serves as a basis for companies to learn and improve on the areas that …

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Boeing Pledges $1M for Harvey Disaster Relief

Boeing has pledged to give the American Red Cross a $1 million donation through the aerospace and defense contractor’s charitable trust to assist Texas communities hit by Hurricane Harvey. The company said Tuesday it will match employee contributions made to the humanitarian organization’s disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of …

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