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  • NSF, Micron to Fund Semiconductor Learning Framework Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSF, Micron to Fund Semiconductor Learning Framework Development

    The National Science Foundation will work with semiconductor manufacturing company Micron Technology to finance the creation of an industry learning framework for colleges and universities. The cross-sector partnership will see NSF and Micron, through the Micron Foundation, invest $5 million each to develop educational materials on semiconductor design and manufacturing for students and professors to […] More

  • IARPA Posts RFI on Neural Computing Principles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Posts RFI on Neural Computing Principles

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is soliciting ideas to apply neural information processing methods for the next-generation design of computers. IARPA specifically encouraged computer scientists and neuroscientists in a FedBizOpps notice published Jan. 6 to submit input on the potential role of spike-based neuronal models and sparse codes in computing technology. The agency also requested information about the human brain’s […] More

  • Capgemini Wins Three Education Industry Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Capgemini Wins Three Education Industry Awards

    Capgemini has won three learning awards from a learning industry consortium that recognizes companies for developing and deploying programs, tools and systems related to education. The technology consulting firm’s university won the Best Use of Virtual Worlds for Learning, Best in Compliance Training and Best Use of Blended Learning awards, Capgemini said Thursday. Capgemini previously […] More

  • Intel Rolls Out Reference Design for 10-Inch Education Tablet; John Galvin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel Rolls Out Reference Design for 10-Inch Education Tablet; John Galvin Comments

    Intel has unveiled a reference design for a 10-inch tablet integrated with Intel Education Software that works to promote collaborative learning. The teaching tool aims to engage students with its suite of applications but is also equipped with management software for teachers and school administrators, Intel said Tuesday. The education tablet will run on a […] More

  • TCS Unveils Skills Evaluation Tool for Cyber Operators; Drew Morin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCS Unveils Skills Evaluation Tool for Cyber Operators; Drew Morin Comments

    TeleCommunication Systems has unveiled a new tool designed to help enterprises, schools and government agencies measure a person’s cybersecurity skills and match them with job requirements. The PerformanScore learning and development software tool is designed with three measurement phases that intend to evaluate professional skills in a live environment, TCS said Monday. Drew Morin, TCS […] More

  • Cisco Helping Start Distance Learning Engineering Program; Nitin Kawale Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cisco Helping Start Distance Learning Engineering Program; Nitin Kawale Comments

    Cisco Canada and the Universite Laval in Quebec are working together to start distance education program in computer science and software engineering, aiming to offer students online learning through new technologies. Denis Briere, university rector, and Eric Bauce, executive vice-rector for development, introduced a five-year Chair in Educational Leadership program that seeks to establish methods […] More

  • Serco Names Mohammad Djahanbakhsh Education, Learning Head - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco Names Mohammad Djahanbakhsh Education, Learning Head

    Serco has appointed Mohammad Djahanbakhsh managing director of the company’s education and learning business, where he will have responsibility for leading contracts. According to PRLog, the 25-year industry veteran will also be responsible for developing products for schools including the Progresso MIS. He will run the North East Lincolnshire, Ofsted and Halton and Warrington contracts. […] More

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