Tag Archives: Texas A&M University

Triad National Security Gets NNSA’s Green Light for Los Alamos Lab Mgmt Transition

Triad National Security has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration to begin transition efforts for the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The company said Monday it will officially assume operation and management responsibilities at the national lab …

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Purdue University Prof Receives Energy Dept Grant to Support Aluminum Research

The Energy Department‘s Office of Basic Energy Sciences has awarded a $450,000 grant to Xinghang Zhang, a professor at Purdue University’s school of materials engineering, to support his three-year research project on the strength of aluminum. Purdue said Aug. 9 the “Deformation Mechanisms of Nanotwinned Aluminum and Binary Aluminum Alloys” project will use a …

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IBM, Texas A&M Form Computational Sciences Research Partnership; William LaFontaine Comments

IBM Corp. and Texas A&M University System have partnered to perform computational sciences research on agriculture, geosciences and engineering through big data analytics and high-performance computing systems. Goals of the research collaboration include to address requirements for extracting energy resources, managing smart grid, developing new materials, identifying and tracking diseases …

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Profile: SAIC CIO Charles Beard

Charles Beard currently serves as chief information officer and senior vice president for Science Applications International Corp. Prior to joining SAIC, Beard served as director of Aerospace and Defense consulting for the Oliver Wyman division of Marsh & McLennan, where he worked as a strategic advisor. Charles began his career …

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