2015 Vannevar Bush award winner James Duderstadt

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James Duderstadt has always considered himself a change agent. It might sound odd, when you consider that he’s spent nearly 50 years at one institution. Look a bit closer, however, and you quickly see what he means: Duderstadt, a engineer by training, has spent his career pushing for innovations in higher education and research, and remains a vocal leader in science policy. Duderstadt is president emeritus and University Professor of science and engineering at the University of Michigan....

Collaboratively Exploring Virtual Worlds: Beyond Today’s Internet

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The Mars Rover game introduces educational content in a fun and rewarding 3D gaming experience. Students must work together to solve puzzles as they learn to navigate a damaged rover across the surface of the red planet. Along the way, they learn programming and math.   The Pentagon’s Office of Training and Readiness Strategy’s Advanced Distributed Learning laboratory worked with Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training and US Ignite to create a platform for distributed,...

Jerry Tuskan at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Jerry Tuskan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and BioEnergy Science Center (BESC), delivers part of the opening keynote at the 10th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Shawn Kaeppler at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Shawn Kaeppler, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), delivers part of the opening keynote at the 10th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Rick Cavicchioli at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Rick Cavicchioli, University of New South Wales, at the 10th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Susan Lynch at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Susan Lynch, University of California, San Francisco, at the 10th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.