Maryland Tech & Science

Junior Solar Sprint Event Encourages 5-8th Graders in STEM

01 01 1970

Students preparing for the solar-powered model car race. Vienna, VA September 20, 2017 Students from Fairfax County Public Schools and Loudoun County Public Schools won awards at the 2017 Northern Virginia Junior Solar Sprint (JSS), a competition to design, build, and race model solar electric cars. The JSS was held September 16, 2017 at Marshall High School. JSS aims to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for 5-8th graders. It is a satellite event of the USA Science and Engineering Festival and is sponsored by the U.S. Army Outreach Program. This year, Sajni Vederey, current 11th grade at TJHSST and the CEO and Founder of STEM All Stars, hosted the JSS, in cooperation with Young Scholars Circle, Electric Vehicle Association, Technology Student Association, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  Each JSS team, consisting of two to three members, was tasked to design and build a model solar electric car and race against other teams. The...

John Wolosick Presents Lizzi Lecture at 2017 International Workshop on...

01 01 1970

I am pleased and honored to add my talk to the great list of lectures that have been presented in the past to honor Fernando Lizzi. Hanover, Maryland April 12, 2017 Hayward Baker Inc., North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is pleased to report that John R. Wolosick, P.E., D.GE., presented the Lizzi Lecture on March 30, 2017 at the International Workshop on Micropiles in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The workshop, now in its 13th year, was hosted by the International Society for Micropiles (ISM), the Deep Foundations Institute (DPI) and the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). This year’s theme was Micropiles: Resisting and Remediating the Effects of Mother Nature, and focused on the application of micropiles to resist and remediate extreme events, geo-hazards and other natural forces such as wind, water and soil movement. The Lizzi Lecture honors the accomplishments of Dr. Fernando Lizzi (1914-2003), an Italian engineer who is considered...

Jocelyn L. Doyle Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

01 01 1970

Boonsboro, MD, October 31, 2017 -- Jocelyn L. Doyle of Boonsboro, Maryland has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements for 17 years in the field of government healthcare.About Jocelyn L. DoyleMs. Doyle is a Certified Dental Assistant and Advanced Medical Support Assistant at Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She assesses performance, facilitates solutions and connects with team members. She has trained and coached 8 dental assistants. Ms. Doyle has participated in Leadership Training with a year-long program and attended many seminars from “The Scheduling Institute.” She has engaged in the Five-Star Challenge and continues to reach her goals with focus on customer/patient centered care. She has won numerous awards of excellence for Integrity and Commitment presented by the CEO of MVAMC.Serving as a workforce recruiter, Ms. Doyle assists individuals with...

Joanne Walker, R.N. is Named Professional of the Year by the International Assoc. of Who’s Who

01 01 1970

Joanne Walker, R.N. is Named Professional of the Year by the International Assoc. of Who’s WhoJoanne Walker of Los Angeles, California, recognized by the International Assoc. of Who’s Who for exemplary achievements in the fields of Nursing and Legal Nurse Consulting. New York, NY, August 27, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Joanne Walker is the Founder, President, and Legal Nurse Consultant of Clarity Medical Legal Consulting. With more than 30 years of nursing experience, she serves as a crucial asset to the field of Legal Nurse Consulting and an invaluable partner to both colleagues and patients alike.Ms. Walker received her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Towson University in Maryland. Encouraged by two summers of study in England, Ms. Walker embarked on a career teaching abroad. She taught at a nursery school in Oxford and worked at the Radcliffe Infirmary. This experience led Ms. Walker to consider the field of nursing. Upon completing her studies at the...

Jeffrey R. Powlowsky Introduces New Mapping Drone Through Startup

01 01 1970

Annapolis, MD, June 19, 2017 - Jeff Powlowsky from Annapolis, Maryland, is the brains behind Norma, a lightweight drone with automatic flight, taking off without effort and being able to sustain its flight even in high wind speeds. While a drone is nothing new, Powlowsky's idea is revolutionary because he has targeted online mapping facilities in particular. And it seems that his idea has taken off — just like his drone — since different unmanned aircraft data companies have already expressed an interest in it. What Powlowsky's startup has done is develop a brand new piece of technology whereby professionals all over the world would be able to map the surface of a geographical area ten times faster than before. Furthermore, his technology guarantees that the drone will not crash, something that continues to be a problem with other models available today. He says: "Norma has some very unique properties, and these ensure that she can do the hardest drone jobs around,...

IT Governance announces 30% discount on ISO27001 ISMS Lead Implementer classroom training course in Washington, DC

01 01 1970

WYOMING, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, October 2, 2017 -- IT Governance Ltd, the leading global ISO 27001 and information security training service provider, is offering a 30% discount on the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer classroom training course taking place on October 12–13, 2017 in Washington, DC. Alan Calder, founder and executive chairman of IT Governance, said: “This is a unique opportunity for DC-based information security professionals or those attracted by roles such as chief information security officer (CISO), chief information officer (CIO), certified information security manager, or lead implementer to learn from real-word practitioners about all the key steps involved in planning, implementing, and maintaining an ISO 27001-compliant information security management system (ISMS). “Effective compliance and implementation strongly depends on employing people who are certified by professional certification bodies. Organizations should...

ISSA International Announces 2017 Cybersecurity Awards Winners

01 01 1970

ISSA We are proud to recognize these individuals and organizations who are amongst the most dedicated and innovative in raising the bar for the industry and the profession alike. Reston, VA October 06, 2017 The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) announced today the 2017 ISSA International Awards winners. This year eleven leaders in cybersecurity have been recognized for their contributions to advancing the cybersecurity profession and industry: Gail Coury, Russ McRee, Center for Internet Security, Frank Gearhart, Robert Martin, Jake Ross, Elisa Bertino, Brian Krebs, ISSA Chattanooga Chapter, ISSA Central Maryland Chapter and ISSA Colorado Springs Chapter. Each year outstanding individuals, chapters, and organizations are selected by the ISSA Awards Committee, which is comprised largely of past recipients. The recipients are at the forefront of protecting personal and corporate information for some of the world’s largest organizations and government agencies, shaping...

ISPE Releases the New Cultural Excellence Report

01 01 1970

ISPE believes the tools shared in this report provide a practical frame of reference for companies that want to build healthy quality cultures within their organizations. Bethesda, Maryland May 07, 2017 ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, released a new Cultural Excellence Report announced at its Conference on Quality Culture and Quality Metrics in Bethesda, Maryland, 25 April 2017. Cultural excellence recognizes quality not as an operational burden or compliance requirement, but as a necessity that allows companies to make decisions that are in the best interest of the patient. The ISPE Cultural Excellence Report shares the vision of quality culture improvements across six dimensions and outlines a series of practical and powerful approaches, practices, and tools to support implementation of the cultural excellence framework, and promote behavioral change that will benefit the patient. “ISPE believes the tools shared in this report...

IQYou Health Shows That There’s a New Proven Solution to the...

01 01 1970

My vision is to change the current mass-approach to health, to a personalized approach based on individualized biochemistry. With over 5 years of proven data showing lowered health risks and improved health scores, fortunately, that day is here. Bethesda, Maryland April 11, 2017 Could this finally be the answer to the National Healthcare Crisis? With a $3.1 Trillion annual U.S. healthcare expenditure, $2.25 Trillion is spent on Chronic Conditions. Studies from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) illustrate that 75% of these conditions are preventable. With a wellness solution targeting the underlying causes of these conditions, this could equate to a $1.7 Trillion-dollar annual savings for consumers and the U.S. Fortunately, there’s a new solution to an old 19th century healthcare system, and it’s available now to consumers and their doctors. It’s an on-line smart tool that will move healthcare from a one-sized-fits-all approach to health, which is currently based...

Introducing Halo Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing in Leesburg, VA at...

01 01 1970

LEESBURG, VA May 03, 2017 AVIE! Medspa and Laser Center is excited to introduce Halo, one of the most effective laser treatments on the market, to its skin rejuvenation services. Halo is the world’s first hybrid laser, incorporating two distinct technologies in one efficient procedure, targeting both the surface of the skin and deep below to stimulate collagen renewal, reverse sun damage, and diminish many signs of aging. With minimal downtime, Halo is extremely effective at minimizing pigmentation concerns like age and sun spots, pore size, uneven texture and tone, fine lines and wrinkles, and much more. Combining the highest quality of technology and design, Halo treats the skin with precisely targeted fractional laser energy, creating a perfectly balanced mix of treated and untreated skin, which minimizes downtime and speeds recovery. Since Halo renews the skin from deep within, patients can start to see results within the first week of treatment and enjoy continued...

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