Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings
The Defense Science Board (DSB) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 3, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Nunn-Lugar conference room 3E863 at the Pentagon, Washington, DC.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: U.S. Patent No. 8,552,282: Propulsion Defeating System//U.S. Patent No. 8,575,929: Magnetic Anomaly Surveillance System Using Spherical Trilateration// U.S. Patent No. 8,577,648: Simulating Fluid Flow at a Moving Boundary// U.S. Patent No. 8,583,573: Nonparametric Mine Line Detection Using Spatial Analysis//U.S. Patent No. 8,594,457: Correlation Image Detection//U.S. Patent No. 8,616,721: Solar Awning and Method//U.S. Patent No. 8,620,082: Sonar Image Texture Segmentation//U.S. Patent No. 8,639,475: System and Method for Spatially Invariant Signal Detection// U.S. Patent No. 8,714,069: Mine Clearance System and Method//U.S. Patent No. 8,743,654: Reflectivity Maps//U.S. Patent No. 8,777,285: Underwater Cable Capture and Pass Through Device//U.S. Patent No. 8,783,202: Subsurface Oscillating Blade Propellor//U.S. Patent No. 8,794,892: Torque Nut Assembly//U.S. Patent No. 8,823,316: Thermal Effluent to Electric Energy Harvesting System//
Notice of Performance Review Board Membership
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c) (4), the Department of Navy (DON) announces the appointment of members to the DON's numerous Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Boards (PRBs). The purpose of the PRBs is to provide fair and impartial review of the annual SES performance appraisal prepared by the senior executive's immediate and second level supervisor; to make recommendations to appointing officials regarding acceptance or modification of the performance rating; and to make recommendations for performance bonuses and basic pay increases. Composition of the specific PRBs will be determined on an ad hoc basis from among the individuals listed below:
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.