Department of Energy (DOE)
National labs modernization bill introduced in Congress
The legislation would require the Department of Energy to fund deferred maintenance and modernization projects.
Energy awards $28M to 5 supercomputing projects
Winners will research quantum information science and chemical reactions with clean energy applications.
Industry presses government to invest in more practical quantum computing projects
Current projects undertaken by government tend to focus on esoteric fields and theories, rather than pressing issues like infrastructure and climate change.
Oak Ridge National Lab appoints Dilling as director of strategic planning
Jens Dilling was previously an associate laboratory director at the TRIUMF center in Canada.
House lawmakers consider bipartisan bills to advance tech R&D
Industry advocates say the two pieces of proposed legislation would make America more competitive and support semiconductor production.
White House launches artificial intelligence task force
The new committee will decide on measures to boost computational resources for AI researchers and science students.