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STILLWATER – Oklahoma State University alumna and Cherokee Nation citizen Dr. Cara Cowan Watts will be recognized Saturday with the Ely S. Parker Award, the highest honor awarded by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.
Watts will receive the award during the American Indian Science and Engineering Society national conference – which is being held virtually – for her contributions and achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
“I believe our tribal nations and Oklahoma both win when STEM careers and degrees are valued and embraced by more people rather than fewer,” she said.
Cowan Watts has followed her own advice. The three-time OSU graduate earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1997, a master’s degree in telecommunications management in 2002, and a doctorate in biosystems engineering in 2015.
In 2001, she and her brother, Brett, established a scholarship fund for Native American engineering students in their parents’
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Adylov Named as One of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” at 2020 Builders + Innovators Summit
Behavox, the world’s only AI-based data operating platform used by firms to catch misconduct before it causes massive regulatory fines and company crises, announced today Founder and CEO Erkin Adylov has been recognized by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020” at its Builders + Innovators Summit.
Goldman Sachs selected Adylov as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event, which begins Wednesday, October 14. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit, which this year will take place virtually, consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
“True innovation is built from a diversity of perspectives and experiences,” said David M. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs. “Our
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Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Christopher Fontes, Vania Jordanova, Thomas Leitner, John Lestone, Joseph Martz and Ralph Menikoff become part of a prestigious fellowship
The 2020 Laboratory Fellows: top Row (left to right): Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Christopher Fontes, Vania Jordanova, and Thomas Leitner. Bottom Row (left to right): Ralph Menikoff, Joseph Martz, and John Lestone
LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 12, 2020–Seven Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists and engineers have been named 2020 Laboratory Fellows: Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Christopher Fontes, Vania Jordanova, Thomas Leitner, John Lestone, Joseph Martz and Ralph Menikoff.
“Recognizing the Fellows of Los Alamos National Laboratory is one of my proudest responsibilities. To be a Fellow is to be a leader at the Laboratory and within the scientific community at large,” said Thom Mason, director of Los Alamos National Laboratory. “Thank you to this year’s seven Fellows for their dedication and exceptional contributions.”
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AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France & SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 5, 2020–
Verimatrix, (Euronext Paris: VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced that its VCAS 5 for DVB solution was recognized among the best in the industry by the 2020 Broadband Technology Report’s Diamond Technology Reviews.
The awards marks yet another year of recognition from the program, following a perfect score that Verimatrix received in 2019. The third-party judging panel included executives from operators such as Buckeye, Comcast, Charter, Cox, Mediacom, Rogers, Spectrum and Suddenlink, plus well-known industry consultants with vast professional experience.
“On behalf of the Broadband Technology Report’s 2020 Diamond Technology Reviews, I would like to congratulate Verimatrix on their honoree status,” said Stephen Hardy, Broadband Technology Report’s Chief Editor. “This
Thirteen of San Diego County’s technology innovators were recognized at the 13th annual Top Tech Awards which honors the region’s “unsung heroes” of information technology in the areas of business, education, government and nonprofit organizations.
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For the first time ever due to the pandemic, the event was hosted in an immersive virtual environment with collaborator VirBELA, where nearly 400 attendees created their own avatars to celebrate the county’s outstanding information technology executives. Cox Business Vice President Duane Cameron and USS Midway IT Director Joe Gursky delivered opening remarks at the virtual event. Gursky served as the 2020 Top Tech Awards Judging Chair. The event was hosted by Heather Myers, morning anchor and weather reporter for CBS 8 in San Diego.
Rich Coppa, vice president of infrastructure and facilities and CIO for The Arc of San Diego received the Lifetime Achievement award. Jake Fields, co-founder and chief technology officer
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MIDDLETOWN — Kelly Wright of Middletown received the national STEP Ahead Award Sept. 24 that recognizes more than 100 women in science, technology, engineering, and production careers. Wright is the environmental, health and safety manager at Clarios, a manufacturing company that makes automotive batteries.
The awards presented by the Manufacturing Institute honor women who are leaders within their companies and communities. Every year, they choose 130 people to recognize: 100 honorees and 30 emerging leaders under the age of 30. Wright was picked as an honoree.
“I was really quite flattered that all the accomplishments throughout my career were thought of highly enough to be selected out of thousands of applicants,” she said.
Carolyn Lee, executive director of the Manufacturing Institute, said Wright was selected as an honoree because of her contributions at Clarios and her work within the Appoquinimink School District.
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Alessa Somer of Dos Pueblos High School will have the distinction of being the first winner of the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s Scholar Athlete of the Year Award during the COVID-19 pandemic-impacted 2020-21 school year.
Somer is the No. 1 singles player on the Chargers girls tennis team and a star in the classroom.
The senior has a 4.94 grade point average while carrying a class load that includes Advanced Placement courses in biology, environmental science, English literature, psychology and Spanish.
She is a member of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy and the National Honors Society.
Somer was presented her award in a virtual ceremony by award sponsor Marc Gamberdella. Her coach, Laura Housinger, also participated of the video conference.
In normal times, Somer would be honored at the SBART weekly press luncheons at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. The pandemic has prevented the luncheons from being held, but the all-volunteer