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    Department of Energy Issues $31 Million Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement

    The Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its first Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Fiscal Year 2019.

    Engineers and Urban Designers Boost Efforts to Protect Fragile Infrastructure

    Engineers and Urban Designers Boost Efforts to Protect Fragile Infrastructure

    Researchers at New York Institute of Technology, as part of a multinational consortium to enhance sustainability of the food/energy/water nexus in urban environments, have received a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to develop a 3-D data modeling tool known as IN-SOURCE.

    American Physical Society Publishes 60th Anniversary Edition of the Review of Particle Physics

    American Physical Society Publishes 60th Anniversary Edition of the Review of Particle Physics

    The latest edition of the Review of Particle Physics, a go-to resource for particle physicists published Aug. 17 in the American Physical Society's Physical Review D journal, marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Berkeley Lab-based Particle Data Group that produces the Review.

    CSUMB Selected to Host Architecture at Zero Competition in 2019

    CSUMB Selected to Host Architecture at Zero Competition in 2019

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) announced the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs will be held at CSUMB in 2019.

    DOE funds 13 projects under fifth round of HPC4Manufacturing Progaram

    DOE funds 13 projects under fifth round of HPC4Manufacturing Progaram

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), which manages the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program to use supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing, today announced the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $3.8 million for 13 industry projects under the program.

    Four Argonne transportation and fuel experts collect Dept. of Energy honors

    Four Argonne transportation and fuel experts collect Dept. of Energy honors

    Four researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have earned Distinguished Achievement awards for helping to reimagine transportation, sustainability and mobility.

    From Hurricane Katrina Victim to Presidential Awardee: A SUNO Professor's Award-Winning Mentoring Efforts

    From Hurricane Katrina Victim to Presidential Awardee: A SUNO Professor's Award-Winning Mentoring Efforts

    Undergraduate students of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) biology professor Murty Kambhampati come to Brookhaven Lab during the summer to conduct research in natural resource management.

    SNS completes full neutron production cycle at record power level

    SNS completes full neutron production cycle at record power level

    The Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has reached a new milestone by operating a complete neutron production run cycle at 1.3 megawatts. Achieving the record power level with a remarkable 94 percent accelerator beam availability establishes a new baseline of operation as well as a path to operate reliably at higher powers. Increased power offers researchers the ability to conduct faster scientific analyses using neutrons on more types of materials.

    Milsmann earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award

    Milsmann earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award

    Carsten Milsmann, assistant professor in the C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry at West Virginia University, has earned the National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER Award for research that could help develop solar energy applications that are more efficient and cheaper to produce.

    46th annual SLAC Summer Institute celebrates Standard Model at 50

    46th annual SLAC Summer Institute celebrates Standard Model at 50

    The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.

    UW, PNNL to host energy research center focusing on bio-inspired design and assembly

    UW, PNNL to host energy research center focusing on bio-inspired design and assembly

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded an expected $10.75 million, four-year grant to the University of Washington, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and other partner institutions for a new interdisciplinary research center to define the enigmatic rules governing how molecular-scale building blocks assemble into ordered structures & hierarchical materials.

    Argonne among 10 recipients of competitive grant for ultrafast science

    Argonne among 10 recipients of competitive grant for ultrafast science

    Argonne has been awarded U.S. Department of Energy funds to probe materials and chemical processes on time scales of a quadrillionth of a second or less.

    One cool camera: LSST's cryostat assembly completed

    One cool camera: LSST's cryostat assembly completed

    Work on the camera for the future Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) has reached a major milestone with the completion and delivery of the camera's fully integrated cryostat. With 3.2 gigapixels, the LSST camera will be the largest digital camera ever built for ground-based astronomy. It's being assembled at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

    Risa Wechsler named director of KIPAC

    Risa Wechsler named director of KIPAC

    Risa Wechsler has been appointed director of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC), a joint institute of the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University. On Sept. 15, she'll take over from Tom Abel, whose five-year term at the helm of the institute is coming to an end.

    Ming Yi wins Spicer Award for superconductor research at SLAC's X-ray synchrotron

    Ming Yi wins Spicer Award for superconductor research at SLAC's X-ray synchrotron

    In recognition of her foundational superconductor research, Ming Yi has been awarded the 2018 William E. and Diane M. Spicer Young Investigator Award, which is presented to a young scientist who has made significant contributions to the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the light source community. SSRL is a DOE Office of Science user facility at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

    DOE Model Leverages Supercomputer Capabilities at National Laboratories

    The U.S. Department of Energy announced $10 million in funding for 13 projects that will enhance sophisticated computer models for understanding weather and climate patterns.

    From Concept to Commercialization: 40 Years of Concentrating Solar Power Research

    From Concept to Commercialization: 40 Years of Concentrating Solar Power Research

    From testing space shuttle tiles to making electricity from sunlight, the world's first multimegawatt solar tower has contributed to energy research, space exploration, defense testing and solar energy commercialization since it was commissioned at Sandia National Laboratories in July 1978. The solar tower is a key component of a specific type of utility-scale solar energy technology that uses hundreds of large mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto a receiver on a tower. The heat from the concentrated sunlight is absorbed by either a liquid, gas or solid and stored or used immediately in a heat exchanger to generate electricity. This type of energy, called concentrating solar power, is appealing because it can supply renewable energy -- even when the sun is not shining -- without using batteries for storage. To mark the National Solar Thermal Test Facility's 40th anniversary this month, present and past Sandia leaders and researchers, industry leaders and government represen

    EIC Center at Jefferson Lab Announces Fellowship Awards

    EIC Center at Jefferson Lab Announces Fellowship Awards

    The Electron-Ion Collider Center at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (EIC Center at Jefferson Lab) has announced the winners of four fellowships to pursue research related to a proposed electron-ion collider over the next year.

    Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri Receive 2018 Panofsky Fellowships at SLAC

    Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri Receive 2018 Panofsky Fellowships at SLAC

    Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri are the recipients of this year's Panofsky Fellowships at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. McBride will develop techniques to study matter in extreme conditions like the ones inside planets and stars. Vernieri will continue her research on the Higgs boson and its interactions with other elementary particles, which could lead to the discovery of new phenomena on nature's most fundamental level.

    Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for "Ultrafast" Science

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding for research that will take advantage of new and emerging capabilities to probe materials and chemical processes at time scales of a quadrillionth of a second or less.

    University of Minnesota-Based Center Awarded $12 Million to Continue Energy Materials Research

    University of Minnesota-Based Center Awarded $12 Million to Continue Energy Materials Research

    The University of Minnesota announced today that it has received a $12 million grant over four years from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue leading the discovery of a new class of materials used in energy research.

    Seoul National University Student Minjung Kim Wins 2018 Scharff-Goldhaber Prize

    Seoul National University Student Minjung Kim Wins 2018 Scharff-Goldhaber Prize

    Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) awarded the 2018 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize to Minjung Kim, a graduate student at Seoul National University.

    Fermilab Gets Ready to Upgrade Accelerator Complex for More Powerful Particle Beams

    Fermilab Gets Ready to Upgrade Accelerator Complex for More Powerful Particle Beams

    Fermilab's accelerator complex has achieved a major milestone: The U.S. Department of Energy formally approved Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to proceed with its design of PIP-II, an accelerator upgrade project that will provide increased beam power to generate an unprecedented stream of neutrinos -- subatomic particles that could unlock our understanding of the universe -- and enable a broad program of physics research for many years to come.

    JHU Project Aims to Save Millions by Reducing Solar Power Forecast Errors

    JHU Project Aims to Save Millions by Reducing Solar Power Forecast Errors

    Although the popularity of solar energy has surged, the unpredictability of a weather-dependent technology has kept even more people from embracing it. A new project hopes to change that by improving our ability to forecast sunshine and backup power needs.

    Department of Energy Invests $64 Million in Advanced Nuclear Technology

    Department of Energy Invests $64 Million in Advanced Nuclear Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $64 million in awards for advanced nuclear energy technology to DOE national laboratories, industry, and 39 U.S. universities in 29 states. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been awarded $800,000 for analysis of nuclear power plants' accident propagation and mitigation processes.