FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Acentia announced it has been awarded a five-year, $1.25 million contract from the R.I. Department of Health for a secure, cloud-based National Electronic Disease Surveillance System Base System for the department’s Division of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology.
Sanjay Mehta, an electrical engineer at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, has been named an Asian American Engineer of the Year by the Chinese Institute of Engineers, in recognition of his strong project leadership and exemplary contributions to engineering, science and society.
Norsk Tipping, a gaming company contracted by the Norwegian Ministry of Culture to develop online lottery games, has launched its first suite of iGaming products exclusively for the Norwegian market through a five-year agreement with GTECH.
Shawn Rubin launched EdTechRI as a natural outgrowth of his experience as director of blended learning and technology integration at the Highlander Institute, a charter school in Providence. Blended learning is a combination of online learning through educational-technology software and face-to-face instruction with a teacher in a brick-and-mortar environment. Most of his work is professional development with teachers to help them integrate technology into their classrooms. Rubin works extensively with schools in Providence, as well as across southeast New England. The missing link Rubin discovered between educational-software developers and enthusiastic teachers – the classroom testing phase – ignited a spark that led to the creation of EdTechRI. more
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