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    ORNL Wins Four FLC Technology Transfer Awards

    ORNL Wins Four FLC Technology Transfer Awards

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers win four Federal Laboratory Consortium awards.

    Ourmazd to Join Advisory Committee of U.S. Department of Energy

    Ourmazd to Join Advisory Committee of U.S. Department of Energy

    Abbas Ourmazd, a UWM distinguished professor of physics, has been appointed to serve on the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

    Berkeley Lab Gets $4.6M in Functional Genomics Catalog Project

    Berkeley Lab Gets $4.6M in Functional Genomics Catalog Project

    Berkeley Lab is set to receive nearly $4.6 million over four years as part of an ongoing, federally funded project to create a comprehensive catalog for fundamental genomics research. This latest expansion of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project, or ENCODE 4, is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute.

    Livermore Meets Key Milestone for Delivery of World's Highest Average Power Petawatt Laser System

    Livermore Meets Key Milestone for Delivery of World's Highest Average Power Petawatt Laser System

    The High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS), being developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), recently completed a significant milestone: demonstration of continuous operation of an all diode-pumped, high-energy femtosecond petawatt laser system. With completion of this milestone, the system is now ready for delivery and integration at the European Extreme Light Infrastructure Beamlines facility project (ELI Beamlines) in the Czech Republic.

    Berkeley Lab Breaks Ground on Integrative Genomics Building

    Berkeley Lab Breaks Ground on Integrative Genomics Building

    Extending the roots of team science at its birthplace, Berkeley Lab will soon bring together researchers from the DOE Joint Genome Institute with those from the Systems Biology Knowledgebase (KBase) under one roof. The groundbreaking for the Integrative Genomics Building celebrates the future colocation of two partnering scientific user community resources and launches construction of the first building in the long-term vision for a consolidated biosciences presence on Berkeley Lab's main site.

    Taking Down a Giant: 699 Tons of SLAC's Accelerator Removed for Upgrade

    Taking Down a Giant: 699 Tons of SLAC's Accelerator Removed for Upgrade

    For the first time in more than 50 years, a door that is opened at the western end of the historic linear accelerator at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory casts light on four empty walls stretching as far as the eye can see. This end of the linac - a full kilometer of it - has been stripped of all its equipment both above and below ground.

    Haslam Visits ORNL to Highlight State's Role in Discovering Tennessine

    Haslam Visits ORNL to Highlight State's Role in Discovering Tennessine

    UT-Battelle, managing contractor of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is marking the discovery of element 117 by providing more than 1,000 public middle schools and high schools in Tennessee with new charts of the periodic table. Tennessine--the element's official name--completes the table's seventh row and the column of elements classified as halogens.

    Art Rosenfeld, California's Godfather of Energy Efficiency, Dies at 90

    Art Rosenfeld, California's Godfather of Energy Efficiency, Dies at 90

    Art Rosenfeld, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Distinguished Scientist Emeritus who is also known as California's "godfather" of energy efficiency and who has been credited with being personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings, died Friday at his home in Berkeley, California. He was 90.

    Turning Research Data Into Scientific Discoveries

    Turning Research Data Into Scientific Discoveries

    Information scientist Line Pouchard just joined Brookhaven Lab's Center for Data-Driven Discovery, where she will help scientists discover, integrate, and re-use data.

    Six From DOE JGI on 2016 Highly Cited Researchers List

    Six From DOE JGI on 2016 Highly Cited Researchers List

    Six of the DOE Joint Genome Institute's researchers are among the most highly cited in the world.

    $5M Foundation Gift to Help Support US-China Energy Center at Berkeley Lab

    $5M Foundation Gift to Help Support US-China Energy Center at Berkeley Lab

    In 2015, Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and Tsinghua University in Beijing formed the Berkeley Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change to develop scientifically based clean energy solutions and the next generation of leaders to champion those solutions. Now, that effort has received welcome support from Jim and Marilyn Simons in the amount of a $5 million donation.

    CERN Ramps Up Neutrino Program

    CERN Ramps Up Neutrino Program

    CERN is accelerating its neutrino program, contributing for the first time to an experiment (the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, based at Fermilab) outside of CERN itself.

    New Director Named to Lead U.S. Department of Energy's Jefferson Lab

    New Director Named to Lead U.S. Department of Energy's Jefferson Lab

    Jefferson Science Associates, LLC today announced that Stuart Henderson will become the new Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia. Currently serving as the Director of the Advanced Photon Source Upgrade Project at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory, Henderson will assume his responsibilities at Jefferson Lab on April 3.

    Learn How to Get Started with Argonne Leadership Computing Facility Resources

    Join a video conference to learn everything you need to know to get your research project up and running on Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) systems.

    Berkeley Lab Awarded $4.6 Million for Transformational Agriculture Technologies

    Berkeley Lab Awarded $4.6 Million for Transformational Agriculture Technologies

    ARPA-E has awarded Berkeley Lab $4.6 million for two projects to "see" into the soil and ultimately develop crops that take carbon out of the atmosphere. One technology aims to use electrical current to image the root system. The other will use neutron scattering to measure the distribution of carbon and other elements in the soil.

    Brookhaven Lab's Yimei Zhu Named AAAS Fellow

    Brookhaven Lab's Yimei Zhu Named AAAS Fellow

    Brookhaven senior physicist and group leader Yimei Zhu uses electron microscopy to understand the structure and properties of functional materials. His work has led to major contributions in condensed matter physics, materials science, and chemistry.

    Pacific Northwest Researchers to Play Key Role in New Manufacturing USA Institute

    Pacific Northwest Researchers to Play Key Role in New Manufacturing USA Institute

    PNNL and Oregon State University are part of the newest institute under the Manufacturing USA Initiative. PNNL and OSU will co-lead the Module and Component Manufacturing Focus Area for the institute.

    Energy Secretary Moniz., Senator Durbin to Announce Selected Innovators Tuesday

    Energy Secretary Moniz., Senator Durbin to Announce Selected Innovators Tuesday

    Please join us for a press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Chicago to announce Argonne National Laboratory's first cohort of entrepreneurs from our Chain Reaction Innovations program. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin are scheduled to attend and make the announcement. We hope you can join us, either in person or on the live stream.

    Brookhaven Lab's Peter Takacs Elected OSA Fellow

    Brookhaven Lab's Peter Takacs Elected OSA Fellow

    Peter Takacs, a physicist in the Instrumentation Division at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA).

    George Joins Elite Group as ORNL-UT Governor's Chair

    George Joins Elite Group as ORNL-UT Governor's Chair

    Easo George, one of the world's foremost authorities on advanced alloy development and theory, has been named the 15th Governor's Chair at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.

    AAAS and Los Alamos National Laboratory Announce 2016 Fellows

    AAAS and Los Alamos National Laboratory Announce 2016 Fellows

    Scott Crooker, of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Condensed Matter and Magnet Science group, and William Charles Louis III, of the Laboratory's Physics Division, have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

    Shreeve to Lead Science Education at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

    Shreeve to Lead Science Education at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

    Evangelina Galvan Shreeve has been named PNNL's new director of STEM Education and Outreach.

    PNNL Supports White House Efforts on Soil

    PNNL Supports White House Efforts on Soil

    PNNL is supporting today's announcement by the White House about efforts related to soil sustainability by sponsoring research projects through two research initiatives with funding of $20 million. The research involves a range of diverse projects looking at soil's role in Earth's climate, the environment, food and fuel production.

    'Tennessine' Acknowledges State Institutions' Roles in Element's Discovery

    'Tennessine' Acknowledges State Institutions' Roles in Element's Discovery

    The recently discovered element 117 has been officially named "tennessine" in recognition of Tennessee's contributions to its discovery, including the efforts of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and its Tennessee collaborators at Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee.

    Raju Venugopalan Awarded Prestigious Humboldt Research Award

    Raju Venugopalan Awarded Prestigious Humboldt Research Award

    Raju Venugopalan, a senior physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and an adjunct professor at Stony Brook University, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award for his remarkable achievements in theoretical nuclear physics.