ERT News: 2017

ERT’s Executive Vice President Dr. Mina Samii Elected to MSBR Board

September 21, 2017

ERT today announced the election of Executive Vice President Dr. Mina Samii to the Maryland Space Business Roundtable Board of Directors. MSBR is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving businesses, universities, and individuals in the aerospace and technology sector throughout Maryland and the greater national capital region. One of the organization’s key goals is to inspire the future aerospace workforce by promoting and funding STEM programs.

Two ERT Employees Among NOAA Fisheries Team Members of the Year

August 25, 2017

ERT is pleased to announce that Emily Greene and Joanna Magner were recently honored with 2016 Team Member of the Year Awards by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service.

ERT Research Scientist to Present at NOAA Technologies Workshop

August 21, 2017

ERT’s Michael Kruk is scheduled to present at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Second Annual Emerging Technologies for Observations Workshop, taking place this week at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Maryland.

Mr. Kruk, who supports NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, North Carolina, is presenting, Microwave Satellites and Surface Winds, at 11:05 a.m. this Wednesday, August 23, 2017, during a session on Land-Atmosphere Requirements Gaps.

ERT Scientist to Present at IGARSS

July 24, 2017

Vladimir Kondratovich and his co-authors will present at this week’s International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) in Fort Worth, Texas. Scheduled from July 23-28, 2017 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, the conference theme is International Cooperation for Global Awareness.

ERT Wins NOAA ProTech Satellite Domain Contract

July 19, 2017

ERT today announced its selection by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a successful bidder on the Professional and Technical Services (ProTech) Satellite Domain contract. The company is now eligible to compete for individual task orders under this multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. These tasks will support the full range of requirements for satellite activities and missions, as well as the management of environmental data resulting from those missions.

ERT Certified to ISO 9001:2015

July 12, 2017

ERT today announced the successful transition of its quality management system from ISO 9001:2008 to the ISO 9001:2015 standard.  Achieving this milestone highlights the company’s ongoing commitment to quality, process improvement, and critical infrastructure.

ERT Staff to Present, Exhibit at the 2017 NOAA Satellite Conference

July 7, 2017

ERT is pleased to announce our participation in, and sponsorship of, the upcoming 2017 NOAA Satellite Conference. This event will be held from July 17-20 at the City College of New York.

Dr. Jingli Yang, CEO of ERT, will speak during the career-focused luncheon on Wednesday, 19 July; providing a corporate overview that includes information for prospective employees. ERT management will also support the student and early professional speed networking session Wednesday evening.

GOES-R Team to Receive NASA Group Achievement Award

June 1, 2017

Congratulations to Fangfang Yu, Robert Iacovazzi, Boryana Efremova, and the rest of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) team on their selection to receive the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) prestigious Group Achievement Award. Yu, Iacovazzi, and Efremova are remote sensing scientists supporting the Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Center for Satellite Applications and Research.

ERT to Exhibit at JPL Small Business Supplier Fair

April 24, 2017

Photo of ERT's booth at JPL Small Business ConferenceERT is pleased to announce that we’re among the selected exhibitors for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Small Business Supplier Fair on May 2, 2017. Attendees are encouraged to visit us between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in JPL’s Mall area.

ERT Awarded Grants Online Support Services Task

April 5, 2017

ERT is pleased to announce the award of a task order to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Grants Online Program. Under this task, ERT will provide application development, enhancement, and operational support services for the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s Service Delivery Division.

ERT Helps Educate Future STEM Leaders

March 14, 2017

ERT was privileged to once again support the annual Girl Power science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) event hosted by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). Organizers estimate that 600 children attended this free event held March 12, 2017 in Laurel, Maryland.

ERT Wins NOAA IT Support Services Task

February 16, 2017

ERT was recently awarded a contract to provide information technology support services (ITSS) to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). ITSS is a task order under ERT’s NOAALink vehicle with a one year base period of performance. If all contract options are exercised, the task will be worth $14M through July 2020.

ERT Sponsoring COAA-AMS Dinner Reception

January 19, 2017

ERT is sponsoring the Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (COAA’s) dinner reception on Monday, January 23, 2017. Held in conjunction with the American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) annual meeting, the purpose of this dinner is to foster communications and networking among Chinese professionals. In addition to COAA members, delegates from the Chinese Academy of Science, Chinese Meteorological Administration, and Wuhan Institute of Heavy Rain will attend.

ERT Announces Educational Sponsorship Activities for AMS

January 17, 2017

ERT is pleased to announce that we’re a corporate sponsor for the upcoming American Meteorological Society (AMS) Short Course on Experiencing Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Capabilities. This event will be held on January 21, 2017 in Seattle, Washington, just prior to the official start of the 97th AMS Annual Meeting.

ERT Staff to Present, Exhibit at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting

January 10, 2017

ERT is pleased to announce that three of its scientific personnel have authored papers/posters and are presenting them at the upcoming American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. AMS will be held January 23-26 at the Washington State Convention Center, and company representatives will be available at booth number 319 in the main Exhibit Hall.

Staff presentation/poster topics and authors include: