Southern Research first to win accreditation under ISO 14034

Southern Research has become the first organization in the United States to earn accreditation under ISO 14034, a new international standard for evaluating and verifying environmental technologies that was recently adopted by the American National Standards Institute.

Kawtar Hafidi to head Physical Sciences and Engineering directorate at Argonne

Physicist Kawtar Hafidi has been appointed Associate Laboratory Director, Physical Sciences and Engineering at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.

Argonne researchers honored by Energy Secretary's awards program

A select group of researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory was recently recognized for their contributions to infrastructure security and nuclear nonproliferation at the Secretary's Honor Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on August 29.

PPPL's Sam Cohen earns award at meeting of U.S. government-funded laboratories hosted by PPPL

PPPL physicist Sam Cohen and a local company win a Federal Laboratory Consortium award for a rocket propulsion technology.

ORNL researchers advance quantum computing, science through six DOE awards

The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the recipient of six awards from DOE's Office of Science aimed at accelerating quantum information science (QIS), a burgeoning field of research increasingly seen as vital to scientific innovation and national security. The awards, which represent three Office of Science programs, were made in conjunction with the White House Summit on Advancing American Leadership in QIS and will leverage and strengthen ORNL's established programs in quantum information processing and quantum computing.

Innovating Our Energy Future

Energy innovations like wind, wave, and solar power, bio-fuels, and small modular reactors have the potential to change the world. Discover how Oregon State and NuScale Power are working to take these innovations from lab to market. Lecture is free and open to the public. Registration requested: engineering.oregonstate.edu/lecture

PNNL and LanzaTech team to make new jet fuel

Carbon-rich pollution converted to a jet fuel will power a commercial flight for the first time today. The Virgin Atlantic Airlines' flight from Orlando to London using a Boeing 747 will usher in a new era for low-carbon aviation that has been years in the making. Through a combination of chemistry, biotechnology, engineering and catalysis, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its industrial partner LanzaTech have shown the world that carbon can be recycled and used for commercial flight.

DOE's Energy Storage Summit convenes at SLAC

Nearly 300 representatives from industry, the Department of Energy, DOE national laboratories and the investment sector gathered to discuss energy storage innovation at the inaugural Department of Energy InnovationXLab Summit Sept.18-19 at DOE's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

WVU Advances Technology and Transparency to Shale Gas in New MSEEL Site

Improving shale energy productivity and reducing the environmental footprint of the natural gas industry are the goals of a West Virginia University partnership at a second Marcellus Shale Energy and Environmental Lab to be located in western Monongalia County.

CSUMB Hosts Greater Vision Forum Oct 3, 2018

CSUMB and the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation will host a forum entitled "The Farm of the Future: Agriculture Careers in Energy, Sustainability and Technology" October 3, 2018 at CSUMB.

Coming Soon to Exascale Computing: Software for Chemistry of Catalysis

The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory is launching a four-year, $3.2 million project to develop software that will bring the power of exascale computers to the computational study and design of catalytic materials.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Wins National Award for Green Buying Practices

PPPL has won a national award from the U.S. Department of Energy for its sustainable buying practices.

Could Bacteria Fuel the Future?

UD engineers will be looking at using how a group of bacteria, usually associated with causing stomach troubles, could be used to create sources of sustainable energy.

$20 Million NSF Grant for SMART Grid Center Builds on NMSU Research

The sustainable electric grids of the future will be raised in New Mexico thanks to a $20 million National Science Foundation grant based on smart grid research born at New Mexico State University over the past five years.

Awardees named for first round of HPC4Materials funding

The Department of Energy today announced the first round of awardees for the new HPC4Materials (HPC4Mtls) Program, a public-private effort aimed at using high-performance computing to advance U.S. industry's discovery, design and development of materials for severe environments.

Quantum science funding flows into Argonne

Argonne will receive more than $11 million in funding over three years as part of a series of grants tied to quantum information science.

Department of Energy Announces $218 Million for Quantum Information Science

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $218 million in funding for 85 research awards in the important emerging field of Quantum Information Science (QIS).

Energy Secretary awards researchers for global threat reduction

Seven employees from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory were among those presented with a Secretary of Energy Achievement Award at the Secretary's Honors Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on August 29.

University of Minnesota to lead $5.3 million federal grant to improve electronic circuit design

The University of Minnesota announced today that it has received a four-year, $5.3 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, to lead an effort that could spark the next wave of U.S. semiconductor innovation and broaden the competitive field for circuit design.

Berkeley Lab to Build an Advanced Quantum Computing Testbed

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will receive $30 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Energy to build and operate an Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT) allowing researchers to explore superconducting quantum processors to advance scientific research

Cheng wins Midwest Energy News' 40 Under 40 Award

Lei Cheng, an assistant chemist in the Materials Science division at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has received a Midwest Energy News 40 Under 40 Award.

JCESR renewed for another five years

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced its decision to renew the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub led by Argonne National Laboratory and focused on advancing battery science and technology.

Binghamton designated as NextFlex New York Node for flexible hybrid electronics initiative

NextFlex has designated Binghamton University to be the New York "Node" for its flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) initiative. As the NextFlex New York Node, Binghamton will design, develop and manufacture tools; process materials and products for flexible hybrid electronics; and attract, train and employ an advanced manufacturing workforce, building on the region's existing electronics manufacturing base.

First Particle Tracks Seen in Prototype for International Neutrino Experiment

The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE). DUNE's scientific mission is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of neutrinos, the most abundant (and most mysterious) matter particles in the universe.

Tais Gorkhover Wins LCLS Young Investigator Award for Pioneering Novel X-ray Imaging Methods

Tais Gorkhover, a principal investigator with the Stanford PULSE Institute, will receive the 2018 LCLS Young Investigator Award, granted to early-career scientists in recognition of exceptional research using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray free-electron laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.