National Science Foundation
The message for national labs: Advances in quantum computing are about people, too
It's not enough to help develop quantum computers, experts told a Senate panel. National labs also need to train the incipient workforce that will support them.
CIO Dorothy Aronson discusses NSF’s IT transformation
Aronson talks about IT modernization at her agency and more.
National Quantum Initiative bill is coming soon, House Science chairman says
Republican Rep. Lamar Smith wants to foster a collaborative framework for government, industry and academia to handle developments in quantum computing.
Quantum-level research to get $30M boost from Department of Energy
Secretary Rick Perry pledged new quantum information science (QIS) grants for the five Nanoscale Science Research Centers based at national laboratories around the country.
NSF’s cybersecurity Scholarship-for-Service program would expand under Senate bill
Bipartisan legislation advancing in the Senate would expand a National Science Foundation scholarship program that funds cybersecurity education for students who commit to government service after they obtain their degree.
2016 in review: Capitol Hill’s big year in tech legislation
The MEGABYTE Act, U.S.-Israel Advanced Research Partnership Act of 2016 and the BOTS Act all became law this year.