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    U.S. Department of Commerce Invests in Entrepreneurship Efforts at UTEP and El Paso County

    U.S. Department of Commerce Invests in Entrepreneurship Efforts at UTEP and El Paso County

    The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that UTEP has been awarded a $500,000 grant to create and expand cluster-focused proof-of-concept and commercialization programs through the Economic Development Administration's (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program.

    A Quantum Computer to Tackle Fundamental Science Problems

    A Quantum Computer to Tackle Fundamental Science Problems

    Two Berkeley Lab teams will receive DOE funding to develop near-term quantum computing platforms and tools to be used for scientific discovery in the chemical sciences. One team will develop novel algorithms, compiling techniques and scheduling tools, while the other team will design prototype four- and eight-qubit processors to compute these new algorithms.

    Berkeley Lab Aims to Strengthen the Cybersecurity of the Grid

    Berkeley Lab Aims to Strengthen the Cybersecurity of the Grid

    As part of the Department of Energy's (DOE's) commitment to building cyber-resilient energy delivery systems, a new project led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will develop tools to detect and counter cyber attacks on the grid via solar panels.

    2018 DOE JGI Community Science Program Allocations Announced

    2018 DOE JGI Community Science Program Allocations Announced

    Many of the DOE Joint Genome Institute's selected 2018 Community Science Program proposals aim to utilize multiple genomic and analytical capabilities, along with scientific expertise, to users focused on the underlying mechanisms involved in bioenergy generation and biogeochemical processes.

    WVU professors to present at 2017 Shale Insight Conference

    WVU professors to present at 2017 Shale Insight Conference

    West Virginia University professors Paul Ziemkiewicz, Shikha Sharma and Tim Carr will present research on technology in the shale industry at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    PPPL Physicist Francesca Poli Named ITER Scientist Fellow

    PPPL Physicist Francesca Poli Named ITER Scientist Fellow

    Article describes new ITER Scientist Fellow.

    Los Alamos Gains Role in High-Performance Computing for Materials Program

    Los Alamos Gains Role in High-Performance Computing for Materials Program

    A new high-performance computing initiative announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy will help U.S. industry accelerate the development of new or improved materials for use in severe environments.

    UK Commits $88 Million to LBNF/DUNE  in First-Ever Umbrella Science Agreement with U.S.

    UK Commits $88 Million to LBNF/DUNE in First-Ever Umbrella Science Agreement with U.S.

    The UK has committed $88 million to the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment as part of an umbrella science and technology agreement with the United States.

    Wayne State Receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Develop Autonomous Battery Operating System

    Wayne State Receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Develop Autonomous Battery Operating System

    Researchers at Wayne State University led by Nathan Fisher, associate professor of computer science in the College of Engineering, received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to address the need for effective, integrative battery operating systems that provide sustained and reliable power.

    UAH leads effort that secures $20 million
grant from the National Science Foundation

    UAH leads effort that secures $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation

    A partnership comprising nine universities in Alabama, including The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as the lead institution, has been awarded a $20 million, five-year grant by the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

    Sandia Labs Wins 5 Regional Technology Transfer Awards

    Sandia Labs Wins 5 Regional Technology Transfer Awards

    Sandia National Laboratories won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies.

    Tulane Receives Grant to Reduce Auto Emissions

    Tulane Receives Grant to Reduce Auto Emissions

    Members of Tulane University's Shantz Lab will work with industrial scientists to assist in the development of next-generation materials designed to reduce harmful automotive emissions. The three-year old lab and its group of students have received a grant and equipment resources from SACHEM, Inc., a chemical science company.

    Lab Leads New Effort in Materials Development

    Lab Leads New Effort in Materials Development

    Lawrence Livermore National Lab will be part of a multi-lab effort to apply high-performance computing to US-based industry's discovery, design, and development of materials for severe environments under a new initiative announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) on Sept. 19.

    ORNL Innovation Crossroads Program Opens Second Round of Energy Entrepreneurial Fellowships

    ORNL Innovation Crossroads Program Opens Second Round of Energy Entrepreneurial Fellowships

    Entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the second round of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Innovation Crossroads program.

    Los Alamos Recognized as Top Diversity Employer

    Los Alamos Recognized as Top Diversity Employer

    For the second straight year, Los Alamos National Laboratory was recognized as a top diversity employer by LATINA Style and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine.

    SLAC-Led Project Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Prevent or Minimize Electric Grid Failures

    SLAC-Led Project Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Prevent or Minimize Electric Grid Failures

    A project led by the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will combine artificial intelligence with massive amounts of data and industry experience from a dozen U.S. partners to identify places where the electric grid is vulnerable to disruption, reinforce those spots in advance and recover faster when failures do occur.

    Chaudhuri named Director of Manufacturing Science and Engineering at Argonne National Laboratory

    Chaudhuri named Director of Manufacturing Science and Engineering at Argonne National Laboratory

    Argonne National Laboratory announces the appointment of Santanu Chaudhuri, Ph.D., as the Director of the Laboratory's new Manufacturing Science and Engineering initiative, effective Sept. 14, 2017

    Boise State Researchers Earn Grants to Manufacture Sensors for Nuclear Reactors, Space

    Boise State Researchers Earn Grants to Manufacture Sensors for Nuclear Reactors, Space

    National grants will be used to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment needed to build sensors suitable for extreme environments.

    Hewlett Packard's Suhas Kumar Wins 2017 Klein Award

    Hewlett Packard's Suhas Kumar Wins 2017 Klein Award

    Suhas Kumar, a postdoctoral researcher at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), wants to develop next-generation information storage devices and better computers. His particular interest is a new type of electronic device, called a memristor, that could make future computer memories faster, more durable and more energy efficient than today's flash memory.

    University of Arkansas Receives $3.2 Million From the Department of Energy

    University of Arkansas Receives $3.2 Million From the Department of Energy

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded Distinguished Professor Alan Mantooth a total of $3.2 million for two projects that will accelerate the development and deployment of a new class of efficient, lightweight and reliable power converters.

    Los Alamos Laboratory Director Charles F. McMillan to Retire at End of Year

    Los Alamos Laboratory Director Charles F. McMillan to Retire at End of Year

    Charles F. (Charlie) McMillan today informed employees of Los Alamos National Laboratory that he intends to step down as Laboratory Director at the end of this calendar year.

    Binghamton University Opens $70 Million Smart Energy Building

    Binghamton University Opens $70 Million Smart Energy Building

    Binghamton University celebrated the grand opening of its new $70 million, 114,000 square-foot Smart Energy Building today, Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Innovative Technologies Complex, on campus.

    Cheatham to Lead Technology Deployment and Outreach at PNNL

    Cheatham to Lead Technology Deployment and Outreach at PNNL

    New director will increase impact of PNNL's science and technology

    High-Impact Innovations Honored as R&D 100 Award Finalists

    High-Impact Innovations Honored as R&D 100 Award Finalists

    Eight Los Alamos National Laboratory innovations were selected as finalists for the 2017 R&D 100 Awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine.

    SLAC's Blair Ratcliff Wins American Physical Society's Instrumentation Award

    SLAC's Blair Ratcliff Wins American Physical Society's Instrumentation Award

    The American Physical Society has recognized Blair Ratcliff, an emeritus physicist at SLAC and Stanford University, with the 2017 Division of Particles and Fields Instrumentation Award "for the development of novel detectors exploiting Cherenkov radiation" - an advance that greatly enhanced BABAR's capabilities and influenced the design of other experiments.