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Newswise: Evgenya Simakov: Then and Now
Released: 7-Jun-2020 10:10 PM EDT
Evgenya Simakov: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Evgenya I. Simakov is a staff scientist in the Accelerator Operations and Technology Division, Accelerators and Electrodynamics Group, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Newswise: Jean Paul Allain: Then and Now
Released: 27-May-2020 2:15 PM EDT
Jean Paul Allain: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Jean Paul Allain is a professor and department head of the Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering, the director of the Radiation Surface Science and Engineering Laboratory, professor in Biomedical Engineering by courtesy and the Lloyd & Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair in Plasma Medicine at Penn State University.

Newswise: Esther Takeuchi on Batteries
Released: 27-May-2020 2:15 PM EDT
Esther Takeuchi on Batteries
Department of Energy, Office of Science

In the First-Person Science series, scientists describe how they made significant discoveries over years of research. Esther Takeuchi is a professor at Stony Brook University and the director of the Center for Mesoscale Transport Properties, a Department of Energy Office of Science Energy Frontier Research Center.

Newswise: Jonathan Schilling: Then and Now
Released: 15-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT
Jonathan Schilling: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Jonathan Schilling is a professor in the Department of Plant & Microbial Biology at the University of Minnesota. He is also the director of the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories in northern Minnesota.

Newswise: Rupak Mahapatra: Then and Now
Released: 12-May-2020 2:50 PM EDT
Rupak Mahapatra: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Rupak Mahapatra is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M University.

Newswise: Delia Milliron: Then and Now
Released: 12-May-2020 2:45 PM EDT
Delia Milliron: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Delia J. Milliron is the T. Brockett Hudson Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, formerly a staff scientist in the Molecular Foundry, Division of Materials Science at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Newswise: Christoph Benning on Plant Biochemistry
Released: 12-May-2020 2:25 PM EDT
Christoph Benning on Plant Biochemistry
Department of Energy, Office of Science

In the First-Person Science series, scientists describe how they made significant discoveries over years of research. Christoph Benning is the director of the Michigan State University-Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory.

Newswise: Eric Potma: Then and Now
Released: 27-Apr-2020 8:50 AM EDT
Eric Potma: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Eric O. Potma is a professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He holds adjunct positions in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, and in the Beckman Laser Institute at UCI.

Newswise: Timothy M. VanReken: Then and Now
Released: 23-Apr-2020 3:30 PM EDT
Timothy M. VanReken: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Timothy M. VanReken is a program director for the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), part of the Office of Integrative Activities at the National Science Foundation.

Newswise: Meet the Director: Michael E. Papka
Released: 23-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Meet the Director: Michael E. Papka
Department of Energy, Office of Science

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. Michael E. Papka is the director of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility.

Newswise: John Kitchin: Then and Now
Released: 19-Mar-2020 2:55 PM EDT
John Kitchin: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

John Kitchin is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.

Newswise: Tsuyoshi Tajima: Then and Now
Released: 19-Mar-2020 2:50 PM EDT
Tsuyoshi Tajima: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Tsuyoshi Tajima is a research and development engineer and a team leader in the Accelerator Operations and Technology Division at the U.S. Department of Energy Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Newswise: Stanislav Boldyrev: Then and Now
Released: 28-Feb-2020 1:55 PM EST
Stanislav Boldyrev: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Stanislav Boldyrev is a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Newswise: Arthi Jayaraman: Then and Now
Released: 21-Feb-2020 11:20 AM EST
Arthi Jayaraman: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Arthi Jayaraman is a full professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Material Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware.

Newswise: The Big Questions: Ian Foster on High-Performance Computing
Released: 29-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
The Big Questions: Ian Foster on High-Performance Computing
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Big Questions series features perspectives from the five recipients of the Department of Energy Office of Science’s 2019 Distinguished Scientists Fellows Award describing their research and what they plan to do with the award. Ian Foster is the director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Data Science and Learning Division.

Newswise: The Big Questions: Sally Dawson on the Higgs Boson
Released: 29-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST
The Big Questions: Sally Dawson on the Higgs Boson
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Big Questions series features perspectives from the five recipients of the Department of Energy Office of Science’s 2019 Distinguished Scientists Fellows Award describing their research and what they plan to do with the award. Sally Dawson is a senior scientist at DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Newswise: Marivi Fernández-Serra: Then and Now
Released: 29-Jan-2020 1:20 PM EST
Marivi Fernández-Serra: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Marivi Fernández-Serra is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University.

Newswise: Meet the Director: Guy Savard
Released: 29-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST
Meet the Director: Guy Savard
Department of Energy, Office of Science

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide researchers with the most advanced tools of modern science including accelerators, colliders, supercomputers, light sources and neutron sources, as well as facilities for studying the nano world, the environment, and the atmosphere.

Newswise: Daniel Bardayan: Then and Now
Released: 13-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST
Daniel Bardayan: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Daniel W. Bardayan is a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, formerly a senior research staff member in the Physics Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Tennessee.

Newswise: David Shih: Then and Now
Released: 6-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
David Shih: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

David Shih is an associate professor in the New High Energy Theory Center of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Newswise: Benjamin Monreal: Then and Now
Released: 26-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
Benjamin Monreal: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Benjamin Monreal is the Agnar Pytte Associate Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics at Case Western Reserve University.

Newswise: Christina Markert: Then and Now
Released: 18-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
Christina Markert: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Christina Markert is a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Texas in Austin.

Newswise: Ivan Bazarov: Then and Now
Released: 18-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST
Ivan Bazarov: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Ivan Bazarov is a professor in the Department of Physics at Cornell University.

Newswise: Yuantao Ding: Then and Now
Released: 18-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST
Yuantao Ding: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Yuantao Ding is a staff scientist at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Newswise: Antonino Miceli: Then and Now
Released: 17-Dec-2019 6:05 PM EST
Antonino Miceli: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Antonino Miceli is the group leader of the Detectors Group in the X-ray Science Division of the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, a senior fellow at the Northwestern Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, and a senior scientist at the University of Chicago Consortium for Advanced Science and Engineering.

Newswise: Youssef M. Marzouk: Then and Now
Released: 17-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
Youssef M. Marzouk: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Youssef M. Marzouk is an associate professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-director of the MIT Center for Computational Engineering. He is also a core member of MIT's Statistics and Data Science Center and Director of MIT’s Aerospace Computational Design Laboratory.

Newswise: Antonino Miceli: Then and Now
Released: 6-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
Antonino Miceli: Then and Now
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Antonino Miceli is the group leader of the Detectors Group in the X-ray Science Division of the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, a senior fellow at the Northwestern Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, and a senior scientist at the University of Chicago Consortium for Advanced Science and Engineering.

Newswise: The Big Questions: José Rodriguez on Catalysts
Released: 4-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST
The Big Questions: José Rodriguez on Catalysts
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Big Questions series features perspectives from the five recipients of the Department of Energy Office of Science’s 2019 Distinguished Scientists Fellows Award describing their research and what they plan to do with the award. José Rodriguez is a senior chemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Newswise: Feng Wang
Released: 6-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
Feng Wang
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Feng Wang is a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of California – Berkeley and a faculty scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Newswise: Christiane Jablonowski
Released: 6-Nov-2019 4:50 PM EST
Christiane Jablonowski
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Christiane Jablonowski is an associate professor in the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Newswise: Meet the Director: Douglas Mans, EMSL
Released: 6-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST
Meet the Director: Douglas Mans, EMSL
Department of Energy, Office of Science

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide researchers with the most advanced tools of modern science including accelerators, colliders, supercomputers, light sources and neutron sources, as well as facilities for studying the nano world, the environment, and the atmosphere.

Newswise: Christine M. Thomas
Released: 6-Nov-2019 4:35 PM EST
Christine M. Thomas
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Christine M. Thomas is the Fox Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The Ohio State University and formerly a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Brandeis University.

Newswise: Charging Up the Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Released: 16-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Charging Up the Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Department of Energy, Office of Science

On October 9, the Nobel committee recognized work in developing lithium-ion batteries. These batteries have enabled a huge number of advances, including mobile phones and plug-in electric vehicles. The DOE Office of Science is proud to have supported research by Drs. Whittingham and Goodenough and to have funded research by many scientists who have built upon their innovations.

Newswise: The Technological Heavyweight You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: ESnet
Released: 1-Oct-2019 10:05 PM EDT
The Technological Heavyweight You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: ESnet
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Since that first computer more than 30 years ago, ESnet has expanded to connect more than 40 major research institutions at speeds 15,000 times faster than a home network. From acting as an early adopter of protocols that now run the internet to making today’s scientific discoveries possible, ESnet is the big player in the internet you’ve probably never heard of.

Newswise: Michelle Strout
Released: 1-Oct-2019 9:05 PM EDT
Michelle Strout
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Michelle Mills Strout is a professor and the acting department head in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona, formerly an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department of Colorado State University.

Newswise: Matthew Schwartz
Released: 1-Oct-2019 8:05 PM EDT
Matthew Schwartz
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Matthew D. Schwartz is a professor in the Department of Physics at Harvard University.

Newswise: Vlad Soukhanovskii
Released: 1-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT
Vlad Soukhanovskii
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Vsevolod A. Soukhanovskii is a group leader at the Fusion Energy Sciences Program at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He and his research group are stationed on a long-term assignment focusing on edge plasma transport and plasma-surface interactions in spherical tokamaks at the Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Newswise: Meet the Director: Mike Dunne
Released: 1-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Meet the Director: Mike Dunne
Department of Energy, Office of Science

This is part of a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facilities.

Newswise: Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming
Released: 21-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT
Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Even a single species of bacteria can positively affect soils and plants, improving and even enabling agriculture in semi-arid areas.

Newswise: Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements
Released: 20-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements
Department of Energy, Office of Science

An unassuming pulse of light illuminates a possible way to separate a troubling element, americium, from a soup of similar elements. The diverse team at the Center for Actinide Science & Technology Energy Frontier Research Center is finding fast, efficient, safe ways to separate compounds.

Newswise: Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility
Released: 19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility
Department of Energy, Office of Science

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world.


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