Three U.S. Department of Energy-funded research centers - the BioEnergy Science Center (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (University of Wisconsin-Madison and Michigan State University), and the Joint BioEnergy Institute (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) - are making progress on a shared mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace, reporting today the disclosure of their 500th invention.
PPPL inventors won an award for their invention of an on-demand method to create a badly needed isotope used routinely in medical imaging for diagnosis.
Ames Laboratory Will Lead New Consortium to Research Caloric Materials, Advance Refrigeration Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory will be the home of a new research consortium for the discovery and development of more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient refrigeration technologies, sponsored by DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).
At the annual SLAC Regional DOE Science Bowl on Saturday, Lynbrook High School pulled off a repeat performance of their 2015 win, earning a return trip to the National Science Bowl, which will be held in Washington, D.C., April 28 - May 2.
Researchers from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will take part in a discussion of the global hunt for dark matter at this year's AAAS Annual Meeting, to be held Feb. 11-15 in Washington, D.C.
Allison Campbell and Louis Terminello have been selected as the inaugural associate laboratory directors of two recently created science directorates at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
The commercial licensing of a cyber security technology developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been recognized by the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) as a top example of moving technology to the marketplace.
The American Physical Society (APS), the world's largest physics organization, has named four researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory as 2015 APS Fellows.
Software that helps cybersecurity analysts prevent hacks and a microbial disinfecting system that kills with an activated salt spray are two of the latest innovations Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has successfully commercialized with the help of business partners. The Federal Laboratory Consortium has honored the two teams with 2016 Excellence in Technology Transfer awards.
PNNL is helping to create open-access power grid datasets for use in testing new grid technologies.
Berkeley Lab researchers will receive $2.4 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop compact free electron lasers that will serve as powerful, affordable x-ray sources for scientific discovery. This new technology could lead to portable and high-contrast x-ray imaging to observe chemical reactions, visualize the flow of electrons, or watch biological processes unfold.
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will support two new DOE-funded projects to explore, develop and demonstrate advanced nuclear reactor technologies.
Argonne will receive about $19 million in funding and will lead eight projects as part of the Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC) announced earlier today by DOE. Argonne will participate as a partner in 23 other GMLC projects.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2016 -- The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and SCIEX of Framingham, Mass., have signed a licensing agreement for technologies that speed up, simplify and expand the use of analytic chemistry equipment.
Building on its capabilities in data-intensive science, the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory has expanded its Computational Science Initiative.
Barbara Chapman, a leading researcher in programming languages, programming models, and compilers, has been named head of the Computer Science and Mathematics Group under the new Computational Science Initiative at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory
Stan Brodsky, a professor of particle physics and astrophysics at Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has received the 2015 Pomeranchuk Prize from the Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP) in Moscow, Russia. He shares the award with Russian physicist Victor Fadin.
Four Ames Laboratory physicists -- Paul Canfield, Sergey Bud'ko, Thomas Koschny, and Costas Soukoulis -- were recently named to Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers 2015.
Eight scientists have shared the 2015 John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research for an experiment that used the world's most powerful X-ray laser to create and probe 3.6-million-degree matter in a controlled way for the first time.
PPPL physicists win Torkil Jensen Award to conduct key experiments on DIII-D
Six scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are included in a new analysis of scientists whose work is cited most often by their peers. Their research is in disciplines where PNNL is highly regarded internationally - climate science, energy storage, materials science, and chemistry.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its partners are developing a unique way to balance the increasingly complex power grid: an incentive-based coordination and control system for distributed energy devices such as rooftop solar panels, batteries and electric vehicles.
When Karl A. Gschneidner Jr. began work on his Ph.D. at Iowa State University and hired on as an Ames Laboratory graduate researcher in metallurgy, Dwight Eisenhower was serving his first term in the White House. Now, more than six decades later, Gschneidner is formally retiring effective Jan. 5, 2016 after a distinguished career that led him to become internationally recognized as Mr. Rare Earth.
Need Rare-Earths Know-How? The Critical Materials Institute Offers Lower-Cost Access to Experts and Research
The Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation, is looking to strengthen its network of industrial, commercial, educational and government partners through a newly revamped and lower-cost affiliate membership program.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Critical Materials Institute and Iowa State University are offering a unique educational opportunity to get an in-depth overview of the rare-earth metals in a senior and graduate level course offered online spring semester 2016.