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ORNL economist honored at international hydropower conference

Researcher Rocio Uria-Martinez was named one of four “Women with Hydro Vision” at this year’s HYDROVISION International 2024 conference, which took place this week.
18-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Free 3D-printing datasets enable analysis, confidence in printed parts

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has publicly released a new set of additive manufacturing data that industry and researchers can use to evaluate and improve the quality of 3D-printed components.
18-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Along shifting coastlines, scientists bring the future into focus

In the wet, muddy places where America’s rivers and lands meet the sea, scientists from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are unearthing clues to better understand how these vital landscapes are evolving under climate...
12-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wang named recipient of the 2024 American Welding Society Professor Koichi Masubuchi Award

Yiyu (Jason) Wang, an R&D associate staff member in the Materials Science and Technology Division at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will receive the Professor Koichi Masubuchi Award from the American Welding Society, or...
11-Jul-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Check out’ that power

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have opened a new virtual library where visitors can check out waveforms instead of books.The Grid Event Signature Library is an open-access online collection of datasets containing waveforms, which are...
11-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ARPA-E IGNIITE award launches new initiatives of ORNL researchers Yang and Westover

Guang Yang and Andrew Westover of Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been selected to join the first cohort of the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E, Inspiring Generations of New Innovators to Impact...
10-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineering eco-friendly solvents

Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists have developed a method leveraging artificial intelligence to accelerate the identification of environmentally friendly solvents for industrial carbon capture, biomass processing, rechargeable batteries and...
9-Jul-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists probe chilling behavior of promising solid-state cooling material

A research team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has bridged a knowledge gap in atomic-scale heat motion. This new understanding holds promise for enhancing materials to advance an emerging technology called...
1-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Molecules in action: Canan Karakaya peers into reactor design using computational modeling

Curiosity and enthusiasm for the beauty in every molecule inspire ORNL’s Canan Karakaya, who uses computational modeling to design, improve and scale up chemical reactors that make high-value chemicals & energy-dense fuels.
22-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT

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Q&A with Xiaohan Yang: Transforming plants for a cleaner future

Scientist Xiaohan Yang’s research at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory focuses on transforming plants to make them better sources of renewable energy and carbon storage.
27-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT

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ORNL experts help measure new world record for fusion energy

Lab experts help measure this month's fusion milestone at Joint European Torus (JET) with cutting-edge diagnostics.
18-Feb-2022 9:25 AM EST

Chuck Kessel: Forging Paths for Fusion’s Future

Chuck Kessel leads the national Blanket and Fuel Cycle program, the national Fusion Energy Systems Studies program and the Virtual Laboratory of Technology and co-leads the Liquid-Metal Plasma-Facing Components program. He's devoted his career to...
16-Nov-2020 10:05 AM EST

Ethan Coon: Capturing Natural Processes Through Math

As a computational hydrologist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ethan Coon combines his talent for math with his love of coding to solve big science questions about water quality, water availability for energy production, climate change, and the...
19-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Nina Balke: Fine-tuned science

As a researcher at ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Nanoscience User Facility, Nina Balke explores avenues for fine-tuning materials’ physical properties to solve energy challenges and expands fundamental research...
26-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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The Pressure Is on

Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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