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Gaurav Khanna, an associate professor and associate director of the Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talked with Providence Business News about his research into black holes. Khanna worked with researchers at Georgia Gwinnett College and the University of Maryland to develop the first-ever computer simulation of the interior of a rotating black hole. Their research was supported by the National Science Foundation. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
Martin W. Keen, founder of Focal Upright Furniture LLC in North Kingstown, talked with Providence Business News recently about how he got the idea for his ergonomic office furniture and the problems that can result from sitting all day in traditional seated desks. The company began in 2012 and employs 25. It also was recognized recently with a Good Design award for its sphere workstation. more
Dr. David Marcoux is co-founder of University Internal Medicine and president of the Community Physician Partners Inc., an independent physician association comprising Anchor Medical Associates, Medical Associates of Rhode Island, University Internal Medicine and University Medicine. He talked with Providence Business News about how the association's new relationship with Lifespan will impact patients, the partnership, Lifespan and the larger medical community. more
David Brussat, a longtime architecture critic and a 30-year former editorial writer for the Providence Journal, now writes about architecture on his blog ArchitectureHereAndThere.com. He responded recently to questions posed by Providence Business News about the state of architecture in Providence. more
Alison L. Croke is vice president, Medicaid-Medicare integration, at Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. She spoke recently with Providence Business News about an agreement among Neighborhood, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to more efficiently serve Neighborhood members who are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare services. more
James Marsh, Carousel Industries of North America Inc.’s chief revenue officer, discusses the company’s plans to acquire Atrion Inc. more
Merry Caswell is the administrative director of the First Star University of Rhode Island Academy and former principal of Slater Middle School in Pawtucket and Newport’s Cluny School. more
The Steel Yard, an industrial arts nonprofit based in Providence, recently announced it would hire KITE Architects to design plans for the restoration and renovation of its 12,000-square-foot studios. In responses to the Providence Business News, Steel Yard Executive Director Howie Sneider elaborated on the plans. more
Kenneth Burke recently was named assistant director of capital projects for the University of Rhode Island. He previously served as general manager of the Rhode Island Water Resources Board, a position he held since 2009. He responded recently to questions posed by Providence Business News. more
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