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    Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

    Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

    PPPL will use INCITE-award time on Summit and Theta supercomputers to develop predictions for the performance of ITER, the international experiment under construction to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy.

    Department of Energy Announces $625 Million for New Quantum Centers

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $625 million over the next five years to establish two to five multidisciplinary Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research Centers in support of the National Quantum Initiative.

    Department of Energy to Provide $75 Million for Bioenergy Crops Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide up to $75 million over five years for research to develop sustainable bioenergy crops tolerant of environmental stress and resilient to changing environmental conditions.

    Jefferson Lab to be Major Partner in Electron Ion Collider Project

    Jefferson Lab to be Major Partner in Electron Ion Collider Project

    The Department of Energy announced that it has taken the next step toward construction of an Electron Ion Collider (EIC) in the United States. DOE announced on Thursday that the collider will be sited at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y. In addition, DOE's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility will be a major partner in realizing the EIC, providing key support to build this next new collider, which will be the most advanced particle collider of its type ever built.

    Department of Energy Selects Site for Electron-Ion Collider

    Department of Energy Selects Site for Electron-Ion Collider

    UPTON, NY-- Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) named Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island in New York as the site for building an Electron-Ion Collider (EIC), a one-of-a-kind nuclear physics research facility. This announcement, following DOE's approval of "mission need" (known as Critical Decision 0) on December 19, 2019, enables work to begin on R&D and the conceptual design for this next-generation collider at Brookhaven Lab.

    Department of Energy Announces $32 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will award 158 grants totaling $32 million to 118 small businesses in 32 states. Funded through DOE's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, these selections are for Phase I research and development.

    Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases

    Summit Charts a Course to Uncover the Origins of Genetic Diseases

    Gene mutations can interfere with how the body expresses genes and cause disease. To better understand this connection, researchers recently developed a model of the transcription preinitiation complex (PIC).

    Alex Nagy, a "creative and energetic" engineer, is named a Distinguished Engineering Fellow

    Alex Nagy, a "creative and energetic" engineer, is named a Distinguished Engineering Fellow

    Feature profiles PPPL Distinguished Engineering Fellow recipient Alex Nagy

    PPPL honors physicists Igor Kaganovich and Yevgeny Raitses with Kaul Foundation Prize

    PPPL honors physicists Igor Kaganovich and Yevgeny Raitses with Kaul Foundation Prize

    Profiles of winners of PPPL's 2019 Kaul Foundation Prize recipients.

    The Quantum Information Edge Launches to Accelerate Quantum Computing R&D for Breakthrough Science

    The Quantum Information Edge Launches to Accelerate Quantum Computing R&D for Breakthrough Science

    A nationwide alliance of national labs, universities, and industry launched today to advance the frontiers of quantum computing systems designed to solve urgent scientific challenges and maintain U.S. leadership in next-generation information technology. The Quantum Information Edge strategic alliance is led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Sandia National Laboratories.

    Electron Pulser for Ultrafast Electron Microscopy Wins 2019 R&D 100 Award

    Electron Pulser for Ultrafast Electron Microscopy Wins 2019 R&D 100 Award

    Brookhaven and its collaborators developed a laser-free device for probing fast atomic-scale processes in energy and bio materials.

    Wake up with cutting-edge science on Saturday mornings at PPPL's Science on Saturday lecture series

    Wake up with cutting-edge science on Saturday mornings at PPPL's Science on Saturday lecture series

    PPPL begins its weekly series of lectures in the Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture series in January. The 10-week series on a variety of cutting-edge science topics kicks off on Jan. 11 with a talk on "Visual Perception and the Art of the Brain."

    Department of Energy Awards $40 Million for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has issued the Department of Energy's (DOE's) second Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

    Free energy efficiency assessments offered

    Free energy efficiency assessments offered

    Case Western Reserve University will soon offer free energy-efficiency assessments to qualifying manufacturing companies and water treatment plants in an industrial belt spanning parts of three states--including Northeast Ohio, some of the lower peninsula of Michigan and Western Pennsylvania. The energy assessments could save up to 15-20% on energy costs at the average industrial plant, said Chris Yuan, director of the new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Industrial Assessment Center at Case Western Reserve. More information about the center, including details on how to apply for a free assessment, can be found through its online portal.

    James Wilson Clark, PPPL's first deputy director for administrative operations, was a decorated World War II veteran, experienced federal administrator, and active member of the Princeton community

    James Wilson Clark, PPPL's first deputy director for administrative operations, was a decorated World War II veteran, experienced federal administrator, and active member of the Princeton community

    James W. Clark, PPPL's first deputy director for administrative operations, was a decorated World War II veteran with a long career in public service, who died Aug. 6. A memorial service in his honor will be held Dec. 21.

    Department of Energy to Provide $24 Million in EPSCoR Grants for Energy-Related Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a funding opportunity for up to $24 million for new grants under the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR).

    University of Kentucky Grant Seeks to Turn Coal Into Carbon Fiber

    University of Kentucky Grant Seeks to Turn Coal Into Carbon Fiber

    UK's Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has received a $1.8 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to transform coal tar pitch into high-value carbon fiber for use in aircraft, automobiles, sporting goods and other high-performance materials.

    Six Berkeley Lab Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

    Six Berkeley Lab Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

    Six scientists from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

    PPPL is recognized for being green

    PPPL is recognized for being green

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its green practices in reducing waste, energy, and water, and transportation, and for green purchasing and electronics recycling.

    Dmitri Zakharov Recognized with the 2019 Chuck Fiori Award

    Dmitri Zakharov Recognized with the 2019 Chuck Fiori Award

    The award honors Dmitri Zakharov's contributions to environmental transmission electron microscopy at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials.

    Two Argonne projects earn Secretary of Energy Honor Awards

    Two Argonne projects earn Secretary of Energy Honor Awards

    With this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for the development of lithium-ion batteries, directors of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research share perspectives on the future of energy storage.

    Argonne teams up with Altair to manage use of upcoming Aurora supercomputer

    Argonne teams up with Altair to manage use of upcoming Aurora supercomputer

    Argonne National Laboratory and Altair, a global technology company, have created a new scheduling system that will be employed on the Aurora supercomputer.

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins DOE's 2019 CyberForce Competition(tm)

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins DOE's 2019 CyberForce Competition(tm)

    After a long suspenseful day, University of Maryland, Baltimore County earned the top spot as national winner of the U.S. Department of Energy's CyberForce Competition.

    In its 15th year, INCITE advances open science with supercomputer grants to 47 projects

    In its 15th year, INCITE advances open science with supercomputer grants to 47 projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science announced allocations of supercomputer access to 47 science projects for 2020--awarding 60 percent of the available time on some of the nation's most powerful supercomputers, with the ultimate goal of accelerating discovery and innovation. In 2020, 14 projects will run on Theta and 39 projects on Summit, where six of these projects will receive an allocation on both systems.

    ASU solar awards eclipse other universities in latest round of DOE funding

    ASU solar awards eclipse other universities in latest round of DOE funding

    ASU receives $9.8 million in Solar Energy Technologies Office Awards.