National Labs and the Engine of American Innovation
National Laboratories are little-known jewels that have powered American innovation since the early 20th century, providing lessons and best practices in research and technology investment that are applicable to both the public and private sector.
Smart City Challenge: An Update on the Participating Cities
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Smart City Challenge invited seven cities to provide a holistic, integrated approach to improving surface transportation performance within a city and integrate this approach with other smart city domains, including public safety, public services, and energy.
Quantum Mechanics and the Next Revolution in Computing
With quantum computing, we are entering a new era of how we think about computing. This is similar to the early days of classic computing, where technology enabled entirely new types of problem-solving.
National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution
National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution. Presented by Joseph Kopser in conjunction with Securing America’s Future Energy.
Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance in Dense Urban Terrain
New intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms and sensor technologies will be required to support counter-terrorist operations in large cities and megacities.
Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security
The Department of Energy Champions of Change series highlights ordinary Americans who are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. On November 5, 2013, the White House honored 12 veterans and leaders who are using the skills they learned in the armed services to advance the clean energy economy.