California Tech & Science

Inprentus Awarded Two Contracts to Furnish Precision X-Ray Optics to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

21 02 2018

Inprentus, Inc. Ron van Os, CEO of Inprentus commented, “Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Advanced Light Source continues to be a key customer for Inprentus. Specification requirements from ALS for advanced diffraction gratings have driven the team at Inprentus to continually improve specifications, delivery CHAMPAIGN, Ill. February 21, 2018 Inprentus has been awarded two contracts by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). One contract will provide diffraction gratings to the Advanced Materials Beamline for Energy Research (AMBER). The second contract will provide gratings for a Modular X-Ray Spectrometer (MXS), which will be portable and used at multiple US Department of Energy facilities, including the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Diffraction gratings are a type of scientific equipment used to control light. Inprentus diffraction gratings are designed for scientific experiments that utilize x-rays. Because x-rays...

World-Renowned Economist Raj Chetty, Ph.D., Joins Precision Institute at National University Distinguished Speakers Series

21 02 2018

By synthesizing Dr. Chetty’s economic expertise, we can further adapt innovative, research-based methods to serve adult learners and job seekers, and meet the current and future workforce needs of employers SAN DIEGO February 21, 2018 National University is partnering with the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to launch a regional discussion on increasing upward mobility opportunities through the use of data-driven methods. To initiate the conversation, guest lecturer Dr. Raj Chetty, who has been named one of the top economists in the world by the New York Times and The Economist, will present his research Feb. 27 on “Creating Conditions for Economic Mobility.” A recent EDC study detailed how San Diego has experienced solid economic growth, led by its innovation industries, which have added jobs three times faster than the overall economy, but that this prosperity has not been shared by all San Diegans. Dr. Chetty...

Colorado cities continue to challenge the status quo by integrating solar lighting into their master plans

21 02 2018

POMPANO BEACH, FL, Feb. 21, 2018 -- Sol Inc. (“Sol”), a subsidiary of Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX:CMH)(“Carmanah”), today announced its first installation for the City of Aurora, Colorado, one of many projects in the state bolstering solar technology as a viable, sustainable solution for outdoor municipal lighting that works where traditional products aren’t an option.As part of a more sustainable master plan for Sand Creek Park, the City of Aurora’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space department installed EverGen solar lighting systems in Discovery Playground. “We’ve seen a lot of clients more interested in solar because of the opportunity to show efforts towards being greener and having projects that can generate their own power,” said Nicole Horst, principal for Wenk Landscape Architecture & Planning, which designed the Sand Creek project. “I think over time, we’ll see more people using [solar lighting].”These are the most recent solar lights the City...

Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK) to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

21 02 2018

 ADVISORY, Feb. 21, 2018 --What: Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq:BLNK), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.In honor of the occasion, Michael D. Farkas, Executive Chairman and Founder, will ring the Opening Bell. Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen:Thursday, February 22, 2018 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ETBlink Charging Co. Media Contact:Suzanne Tamargo305-521-0200 [email protected] MarketSite Media Contact:Emily Pan(646) [email protected] Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West18 mhz LowerDL 3811 VerticalFEC 3/4SR 13.235DR 18.295411MOD 4:2:0DVBS QPSKSocial Media:For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.For photos from ceremonies...

TrueProfile LTD Adds Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz to Advisory Board

21 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 21, 2018 09:04 EST NEW YORK, February 21, 2018 - TrueProfile LTD, a division of Capital Preferences and provider of a unique platform for financial advisors that reveals their clients' true risk tolerance, loss aversion and decision consistency as defined by economic science, announced that Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz have joined the firm's advisory board. "We are thrilled to have Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz on the TrueProfile advisory board," said Capital Preferences founder and Group CEO Bernard Del Rey. "Having built careers in the financial technology and advisory space, they know first-hand the challenges facing advisors, especially when it comes to the 'know your client' imperative. The insights they bring to our strategic planning process will be invaluable." JEFF MILLER We are thrilled to have Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz on the TrueProfile advisory board. Having built careers in the financial technology and advisory space,...

Serenova Expands Executive Team to Drive Contact Center Innovation and Operational Excellence

21 02 2018

Julian Critchfield, Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Serenova Over the last several months we have restructured our organization to expand and streamline operations to better support our growing, global customer base as they adopt our cloud-based contact center platform. February 21, 2018 Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) and workforce optimization (WFO) provider, today announced two key changes to its executive team: CCaaS industry veteran Julian Critchfield has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO); and Matt Despain, formerly Serenova’s Vice President of Product Management, has been appointed to Chief Product Officer (CPO). As Serenova continues to experience strong growth and increasing demand for its CCaaS and WFO software, both Critchfield’s and Despain’s extensive experience scaling critical contact center management programs – while maximizing revenue growth and driving profitability – will be key components of the company’s...

NarrativeWave, Invenergy Announce Three-Year Energy IoT Deal to Maximize Productivity for North America's Largest Privately-Held Renewable Energy Fleet

21 02 2018

Agreement follows successful 60-day pilot of software-driven build out and deployment of analytics across turbine fleet. CHICAGO, and IRVINE, Calif. February 21, 2018 Invenergy, North America's largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, and NarrativeWave, an Irvine-based Internet of Things software company, announced a three-year agreement. Invenergy will use NarrativeWave's software to optimize its fleet of wind turbines and other renewable energy assets. The announcement follows a successful 60-day pilot, where Invenergy proved out two use cases for their operations. The first use case focused on Reducing Lost Production. The second use case focused on Reducing Unscheduled Downtime, accomplished by empowering mechanical, electrical, and turbine performance subject matter experts (SMEs) to rapidly build analytic models and deploy them across a fleet of turbines without the need for data scientists. Through these pilots, operators in the 24/7 Invenergy...

Canopy Growth Corporation and Sunniva Inc. sign cannabis supply agreement

21 02 2018

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Prolacta Bioscience® Earns LEED Gold Certification for New Headquarters in Duarte

21 02 2018

DUARTE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2018 -- Prolacta Bioscience, the nation's leading provider of human milk-based neonatal nutritional products to hospitals, announced today it has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its new, 40,338 sq. ft. headquarters in Duarte, CA. The certification is awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and recognizes the project's highly efficient, healthy and cost-saving design. "We were determined to make our new headquarters green because it's the right thing to do for our employees, and the environment," said Prolacta President and CEO Scott Elster. Prolacta's Duarte headquarters received high marks in the LEED Energy & Atmosphere category. Lighting installed in the building uses 55.5 percent less energy than standard lighting solutions, and ENERGY STAR-rated appliances and equipment were incorporated into the building to improve efficiency. The innovative one-story building...

TrueProfile LTD Adds Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz to Advisory Board

21 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2018 -- TrueProfile LTD, a division of Capital Preferences and provider of a unique platform for financial advisors that reveals their clients' true risk tolerance, loss aversion and decision consistency as defined by economic science, announced that Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz have joined the firm's advisory board."We are thrilled to have Jeff Miller and Steve Schultz on the TrueProfile advisory board," said Capital Preferences founder and Group CEO Bernard Del Rey. "Having built careers in the financial technology and advisory space, they know first-hand the challenges facing advisors, especially when it comes to the 'know your client' imperative. The insights they bring to our strategic planning process will be invaluable."JEFF MILLERJeff Miller is President and COO for Truelytics, a fast-growing business analytics firm in the wealth management space. Previously, Miller was the head of Advice and Platforms at UBS, with responsibility for fee-based...

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