Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Dr. Christopher A. Ford will head the U.S. delegation for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland from April 23-May 4, 2018.

Washington, DC - The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) is pleased to announce that IBM has joined as one of the cloud resource providers for the Critical Techniques, Technologies, and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) program solicitation in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the American Wind Energy Association, released the United States Wind Turbine Database (USWTDB) and the USWTDB Viewer to access this new public dataset.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue likes to tell people that he’s a “grow it and sell it kind of guy” who is always on the lookout for opportunities to do so. Increasingly, that means understanding world population and demand growth – outside of U.S. borders.

Washington, DC - Cryptography experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are kicking off an effort to protect the data created by innumerable tiny networked devices such as those in the “internet of things” (IoT), which will need a new class of cryptographic defenses against cyberattacks.

Sacramento, California - Yesterday, State Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia recognized Coachella Valley resident, Barbara Stenning as the 56th Assembly District’s 2018 Holocaust Survivor Honoree. Stenning is a child of a survivor from a family destroyed and displaced during World War II.  Her mother, Marianne Elizabeth Humphrey, grandparents, Carl and Rosel Hirsch, aunt, Ursula Hirsch Cahn, were all survivors and refugees of the Holocaust in Germany.