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Webinars seek input on Materials Genome Initiative strategic plan

By Eileen De Guire / August 6, 2013

The Materials Genome Initiative. Credit: MGI, OSTP, White House. The Materials Genome Initiative continues to gain momentum, driven in part by workshops sponsored by federal agencies with a lot of “skin in the game”—especially the NSF, DOE, DOD, and NIST. I’ve been to a few NSF workshops, and they are effective, efficient ways to get…

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Big Data getting big attention from NIST and mainstream press

By Eileen De Guire / June 8, 2012

Big Data is the subject of a NIST-NSF workshop next week, but dealing with massive data sets is an issue that extends well beyond the science and engineering world. Credit: Falko Kuester, Calit2, University of California, San Diego. Peter told us about emerging concerns at the federal level about the issues surrounding so-called “Big Data”…

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