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Sammies finalist helped design lucrative spectrum auction process for FCC

The electromagnetic spectrum that our phones, radios and TVs rely on is a scare commodity and figuring out how to allocate it in the most sensible way…

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Sammies-recognized USDA engineer extending lives of dams, preventing major disasters

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This Air Force civilian engineer is the brainpower behind an exciting new weather satellite

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(Partnership for Public Service photo)Service to America Medals, Sammies

How one Veterans Affairs employee’s ingenuity took a big bite out of VA’s appeals backlog

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Federal scientists invent a possible new way to disinfect surfaces, without the harmful side effects

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NIST/HigginsCallie Higgins, materials research engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST engineer a finalist in this year’s Sammies for her work in 3D printing

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Federal doctors are Sammies finalists for work on Ebola vaccines and treatments

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NOAA Fisheries

Marine mammal research and discoveries earn federal scientist a Sammies nod

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Lori Vislocky

Sammies finalist from DHS developed technique for scanning visa applications faster

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Partnership for Public ServiceEdward Sisco, NIST

NIST scientist develops way to analyze illegal opioids faster, earns Sammies nod

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Sammies finalist recognized for handling GSA’s presidential transition from Trump to Biden

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FDA doctor recognized for collaboration to get COVID vaccines distributed at record speed

It took a lot of collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and the government to get COVID-19 vaccines developed and proven safe.

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Partnership for Public ServiceIan Brownlee, State Department

State Dept. official a Sammies finalist for bringing stranded Americans home during pandemic

When the pandemic shut down worldwide travel, some 100,000 Americans were stranded in nations across the globe. Then the State Department’s best stepped in.

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Partnership for Public ServiceDr. Gary Gibbons and Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, Sammies, NIH

NIH doctors earn Sammies finalist honors for addressing higher COVID-19 rates among minorities

Black, Latino, Native American and other minorities had higher rates of COVID-19 – contracting it and and being hospitalized – than the national average. Last summer, Dr. Gary Gibbons decided to do something about it.

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