Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne leads effort to pioneer a computational framework that can improve city planning and design

Argonne, University of Chicago host interns leading up to 75th anniversary of first atomic chain reaction

Argonne researchers produce solar fuels by developing “synthetic purple membranes.”

New material shows brain-like behavior

Argonne prepares scientists from around the world to scale the peaks of supercomputing

70 Years of Discovery

Centers and Joint Institutes

National Security Programs
NSP links government sponsors and contractors into tailored teams of elite researchers to solve national security challenges.
Center for Transportation Research
CTR provides innovative solutions to challenges involving vehicle research.
Argonne Collaborative Center for Energy Storage Science
ACCESS helps customers make energy storage breakthroughs that change the market and the world.
Argonne Design Works
ADW acts as a concierge, helping customers tap the spectrum of Argonne’s capabilities to meet their specific needs.
Chain Reaction Innovations
CRI provides innovators with laboratory tools, seed capital and collaborators to grow early-stage technologies.
Institute for Molecular Engineering
IME is a UChicago-Argonne partnership to explore nature at the nanoscale to build new materials and devices.
Joint Center for Energy Storage Research
JCESR is a hub to develop clean energy storage technologies for transportation and the grid.
Argonne Leadership Institute
The Leadership institute offers services, guidance and resources to cultivate leadership potential.
Risk and Infrastructure Science Center
RISC designs tools to inform decision-making for challenging security, risk and resilience problems.
Computation Institute
CI is a UChicago-Argonne partnership to advance science through innovative computational approaches.
Center for Electrochemical Energy Science
CEES works to identify novel energy storage chemistries for next-gen lithium batteries.


Suresh Sunderrajan takes new role overseeing partnerships and outreach at Argonne.
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