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Columbia, MD, United States, 2011/10/19 - VSE Corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary, Energetics Incorporated, has won a five-year, $5 million contract to support the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in assessing critical U.S. measurement needs - Energetics.com / VSECorp.com. NASDAQ: VSEC
Work under the contract supports NIST’s mission to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by anticipating the nation’s evolving needs in measurement science, standards, and technology.
The work will be managed by Joan Pellegrino, Vice President of Science and Technology. Ms. Pellegrino managed the previous five-year NIST support contract and has worked on NIST projects for the past 10 years. Nexight Group LLC of Silver Spring, Md., will support Energetics under the contract.
“Measurement and standards are critical factors in technology innovation, which is a key driver for our economy,” said Energetics President Nancy Margolis. “Ms. Pellegrino’s team of measurement specialists, technology analysts, subject matter experts, facilitators, meeting planners, and technical writers are eager to dive into the new work, which will begin with an assessment of cyber-physical systems.”
Energetics’ portfolio of work with NIST includes numerous technical, management, strategic planning, analysis, and document production efforts. The team will draw upon its rich background in bringing together the right stakeholders from industry, government, and academia to stimulate productive discourse on selected technical topics.
Energetics (energetics.com) is a full-service technology and management consulting firm specializing in energy modernization, energy efficiency, clean energy, climate change, natural resources, and infrastructure protection and resilience. Its staff of engineers, scientists, economists, policy and business analysts, environmental specialists and marketing professionals assists public and private-sector clients with the management of research, development and demonstration programs; strategic and tactical planning; engineering, economic, and environmental analysis; the development of public/private partnerships; and outreach and communications. For more information on services and products provided by Energetics, please see the Company’s website or contact Brad Spear, Director of Business Development, at (202) 479-2748.
VSE (vsecorp.com) is a diversified Federal Services company of choice with over 50 years of experience in solving issues of global significance with integrity, agility, and value. VSE is dedicated to making our clients successful by delivering talented people and innovative solutions for logistics, engineering, IT services, supply chain management, construction management and consulting. For additional information on VSE services and products, please see the Company's website or contact Randy Hollstein, VSE Vice President of Sales and Marketing, at (703) 329-3206.
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