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Arrow Hosts Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Counsel

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Arrow Electronics’ global headquarters campus located just outside Denver was one of five stops on the Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Counsel’s (MPMSDC) annual bus tour event last month.

Tetra Tech Broadens High-End Sustainable Infrastructure Design Capabilities With the Acquisition of Glumac

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PASADENA, Calif. October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has acquired Glumac, a leader in sustainable infrastructure design. The company has more than 300 employees and incorporates innovative sustainable technologies and solutions into each of its designs, including the design and engineering of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standard and Net-Zero infrastructure.

Picking Up ‘STEAM’

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When Grayson Fast, a student at Horizon Middle School in Aurora, CO, first started working on a school project aimed at designing an artificial limb for a local military veteran, she knew it would have a significant impact on the recipient’s life – but she didn’t realize it would gain national attention and alter the future of custom prosthetics for people with disabilities.

HPE’s Spaceborne Computer Successfully Powers Up in Space and Achieves One TeraFLOP

Mark Fernandez, Americas HPC Technology Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Co-Principal Investigator of the Experiment
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  • Approximately one month after the Spaceborne Computer was launched on the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft, the system has reached the International Space Station and successfully turned on
  • To test the speed of the system in relation to its Earth-based counterparts, HPE and NASA engineering teams conducted a number of benchmarking tests
  • The Spaceborne Computer achieves over one trillion calculations per second, also known as one teraFLOP, which is up to 30 times faster than a laptop
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  • Approximately one month after the Spaceborne Computer was launched on the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft, the system has reached the International Space Station and successfully turned on
  • To test the speed of the system in relation to its Earth-based counterparts, HPE and NASA engineering teams conducted a number of benchmarking tests
  • The Spaceborne Computer achieves over one trillion calculations per second, also known as one teraFLOP, which is up to 30 times faster than a laptop

Expert Interview With Rich Serino, Emergency Management Expert

Taking a holistic approach to planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and bolstering community resilience
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Rich Serino has more than 40 years of federal, state, and local emergency management and emergency medical services experience. Mr. Serino was appointed as the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Deputy Administrator in October 2009. In this role, he worked directly with Administrator Craig Fugate to promote the “whole community” approach to emergency management, which seeks to build, sustain, and improve the agency’s capacity to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. Mr.

Expert Interview With Carol Hufnagel, Wet Weather Infrastructure Expert

Bringing new clarity to dirty water programs
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Carol Hufnagel, PE, is Tetra Tech's National Wet Weather Practice Leader. She has worked on combined sewer overflow (CSO), sanitary sewer overflow (SSO), and stormwater projects for more than 30 years.

Ms. Hufnagel’s expertise includes CSO and SSO control planning and implementation, green infrastructure, regulatory policy, and hydraulics and hydrology. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan.

What are CSOs and SSOs?

The MWRD of Greater Chicago’s Nutrient Recovery Facility Earns Top Honor From Water Environment Federation

The MWRD of Greater Chicago’s Nutrient Recovery Facility at Stickney Water Reclamation Plant improves local waterways by significantly reducing waterway phosphorus levels through recovery and reuse of vital nutrients
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CHICAGO, October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The world’s largest nutrient recovery facility that improves water quality of the Chicago Area Waterway System while reducing downstream phosphorus discharges into the Gulf of Mexico has won a coveted Project Excellence Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The honor will be presented to the project’s owner, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD); Black & Veatch, the facility’s design-builder; and technology provider, Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies.

Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Launch “Ignite My Future in School” to Prepare K-12 Students with Digital Skills for 21st Century Careers

10 U.S. School Systems and 190,000+ Students Join as Early Computational Thinking Adopters, Receiving Professional Development, Educator Guides, Model Lesson Plans, CS Curriculum Connectors, and a Learning Leader for Year-round Support
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NEW YORK | SILVER SPRING, Md., September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/  Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the launch of Ignite My Future in School.

Trends in Integrated LNG and Gas Generation: A Timely Consideration for Indonesia and the Philippines

Planning for Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals and Gas-Fired Gen Can Balance Power Gen Mix in Asia
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For growing maritime nations like Indonesia and the Philippines, planning for integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals and gas-fired generation is a timely solution to balance the power generation mix and help meet 2015 Conference of Parties (COP21) commitments.

Both nations are vast archipelagos together totaling some 350 million people. Prospects for economic growth remain strong while full electrification remains a focused goal for both nations. 

Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

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