Five Los Alamos Innovations Win R&D 100 Awards

Five Los Alamos National Laboratory technologies won R&D 100 Awards last week at R&D Magazine's annual ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Exascale Computing Project Announces $48 Million to Establish Four Exascale Co-Design Centers

DOE's Exascale Computing Project is announcing it has selected four co-design centers as part of a 4-year $48 million funding award, including one to be led by Argonne.

The Exascale Computing Project Announces $48 Million to Establish Four Exascale Co-Design Centers

The Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Project (ECP) today announced that it has selected four co-design centers as part of a 4 year, $48 million funding award. The first year is funded at $12 million, and is to be allocated evenly among the four award recipients.

World-Leading HPC Centers Partner to Form Accelerated Computing Institute

Leaders in hybrid accelerated high-performance computing in the United States, Japan, and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing an international institute dedicated to common goals, the sharing of HPC expertise, and forward-thinking evaluation of computing architecture.

Two ORNL Researchers Elected Fellows of American Nuclear Society

Two researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Nuclear Society. Alan S. Icenhour and Jess C. Gehin were recognized for their outstanding scientific and technical leadership in nuclear energy research and development.

The Exascale Computing Project Awards $34 Million for Software Development

The Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Project (ECP) today announced the selection of 35 software development proposals representing 25 research and academic organizations.

PPPL Physicist Richard Hawryluk to Chair the Nuclear Fusion Editorial Board

Article describes appointment of PPPL Physicist Richard Hawryluk as chair of the Nuclear Fusion editorial board.

Argonne Researchers Win Three 2016 R&D 100 Awards

Innovative technologies developed by researchers at Argonne and their partners earned three R&D 100 Awards on Thursday, November 3.

Brookhaven Lab's Robert McGraw Receives AS&T's Outstanding Publication Award from the American Association for Aerosol Research

The award recognizes the novel method he developed nearly 20 years ago to mathematically characterize how the distribution of tiny atmospheric particles called aerosols evolves over time.

Brookhaven Lab Wins Three 2016 R&D 100 Awards

Innovations in microscopy, catalysis, and nanomaterials are among the 100 technologies and services of the past year selected by R&D Magazine to receive awards.

Alice Cialella Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Environmental and Climate Sciences Department

Alice Cialella leads a department whose research is focused on aerosol chemistry and microphysics, aerosol-related infrastructure, climate and process modeling, cloud processes, data management and software engineering, terrestrial ecosystems, meteorological services, and tracer technologies.

PNNL Wins 2 R&D 100 Awards for Underground Cleanup, Carbon Capture

Tools that track underground contaminants and speed carbon capture technology development are among R&D Magazine's 100 most innovative scientific breakthroughs of the year.

Argonne Nanoscientist Honored as Fellow of the American Physical Society

Gary Wiederrecht, a senior nanoscientist at Argonne National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society.

2017 DOE Joint Genome Institute Community Science Program Allocations Announced

The 37 projects selected for the 2017 Community Science Program (CSP) of the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, "exploit DOE JGI's experimental and analytical 'omics' capabilities and build our portfolio in key focus areas."

State's Three Largest Public Research Institutions to Increase Collaboration

The state's three largest public research institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which expresses the intent of the parties to increase research collaborations on complex challenges and provide additional research and training opportunities for students in the state. The memorandum was signed recently by leaders at the University of Washington, Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Collaboration Yields Open Source Technology for Computational Science

The gap between the computational science and open source software communities just got smaller - thanks to an international collaboration among national laboratories, universities and industry.

Brookhaven Lab 'Higgs Hunter' Sally Dawson Receives J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics

UPTON, NY -- Sally Dawson, a theoretical physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been named a recipient of the 2017 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics. The award, given by the American Physical Society (APS), recognizes Dawson and her three co-authors of The Higgs Hunter's Guide, a seminal book first published in 1989 on the physics of Higgs bosons--fundamental particles predicted by the accepted theory of particle physics as essential to generating the mass of fundamental particles, and discovered in experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2012.

Ames Laboratory to Receive $3 Million to Develop Instrument to Study Plant Cell Walls

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory will be developing new instrumentation aimed at determining the chemical and structural makeup of plant cell walls. The group is receiving $1 million a year for three years from the DOE's Office of Science to develop a subdiffraction Raman imaging platform that will provide an unprecedented look at the specific chemical structures of plant cell walls and then determine how best to deconstruct plant material as a source of biofuels.

Argonne's Curry-Nkansah Wins Egretha Award

The Egretha Foundation, which was formed 10 years ago to celebrate the successes of African-American women in the Chicago area, will honor Maria Curry-Nkansah, chief operations officer of the Physical Sciences and Engineering directorate at Argonne National Laboratory, with their annual award on October 21.

Ames Laboratory Senior Scientist Paul C. Canfield Receives James C. McGroddy Prize

Professor Paul C. Canfield, a senior scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory has been awarded the James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials by the American Physical Society (APS).

ORNL Offers New Partnership Opportunities for Small Businesses

Small businesses in the clean-energy sector have another opportunity to request technical assistance from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory through the DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot.

Tomoyasu Mani Wins 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists

Tomoyasu Mani is being recognized for his work at Brookhaven Lab to understand the physical processes occurring in organic materials used to harness solar energy.

SLAC Theoretical Physicist James Bjorken to Share 2017 Wilson Prize

Theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken, a professor emeritus at Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will share the 2017 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators for groundbreaking theoretical work that helped researchers understand and cope with an important constraint on the intensity and focus of particle beams in accelerators.

Ames Laboratory's Debra Covey awarded Mid-Continent FLC Professional of Year Award

Debra Covey, associate lab director and director of Sponsored Research Administration at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has been named the 2016 Technology Transfer Professional of the Year by the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Mid-Continent Region.