ERIC Number: ED336092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Apr-11
Reference Count: N/A
Department of Energy High-Performance Computing Act of 1991. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, on S. 343, To Provide for Continued United States Leadership in High-Performance Computing.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
This report of a hearing begins with an opening statement by Senator J. Bennett Johnston, Chairman of the Committee, and prepared statements from Committee members Larry E. Craig and Pete V. Domenici. The text of the bill, which provides for continued U.S. leadership in high-performance computing, is then presented, followed by additional statements from Senators Wendell H. Ford, Albert Gore, Jr., Jeff Bingaman, and Malcolm Wallop Testimony is also included from Siegfried S. Hecker, Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kenneth M. King, president of EDUCOM; David B. Nelson, Executive Director of the Office of Energy Research, Department of Energy; Glenn Ricart, president of FARNET; Lloyd M. Thorndyke, chief executive officer of DataMax, Inc.; and Eugene Wong, Associate Director of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President. Responses to additional questions and additional materials submitted for the record are also provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Databases, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Higher Education, Information Technology, Microcomputers, National Programs, Research and Development, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.