When thinking about robotic process automation (RPA), one might imagine advanced robotics assuming job functions alongside Tony Stark (of Marvel Comics Iron Man fame) in a lab, but the National Science Foundation (NSF) wants agencies to think of RPA as more of a software management project. […]

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has appointed Dr. Margaret Martonosi to lead the agency’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).






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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that its Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) platform, Colosseum, will be transferred to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for wireless spectrum research and development after the challenge concludes in October.






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A team of Stanford University scientists, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), are turning to birds to help them learn how to develop machines that can land like the feathered animals, according to an Aug. 8 NSF news release.






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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking for feedback on the nation’s high-performance computing resources as the agency develops a new National Strategic Computing Initiative. Responses are due by August 23.






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Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., introduced the Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 to authorize $17.4 million per year in funding to address the causes and consequences of sexual harassment in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.






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Pilots and projects involving artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are producing some early wins for Federal agencies in procurement, evaluation, and other areas, government officials said on Thursday.






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The National Science Foundation (NSF) released a notice on Monday stating that they intend to extend their IT infrastructure contract with their current contractor from February 22 to August 31, due to delays caused by the 35-day partial government shutdown.






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The United States has formally joined the race for the next big thing–quantum computing– hoping to keep pace with China in developing the technology that could revolutionize everything about the way computing is done and quickly make current approaches obsolete.






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President Trump on Dec. 31 signed into law H.R. 5509, the “Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act,” that would direct the National Science Foundation to provide grants for research  about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education approaches and STEM-related workforce issues.






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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking to use cloud services to speed up the agency’s scientific discoveries and offer researchers more tools through a new program named Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science, or E-CAS.






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The National Science Foundation (NSF) launched a new challenge, called the Career Compass Challenge, to try and tackle the cyber and technology workforce shortage in the Federal government.






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