Argonne National Laboratory

R&D 100 Awards

The R&D 100 Awards, presented annually by R&D Magazine, are the considered "Oscars of Innovation." Technologies developed in the Energy and Global Security directorate are well represented among past R&D 100 award winners.

2016

  • "NekCEM/Nek5000: Scalable High-Order Simulation Codes," M. Min, P. Fischer, E. Merzari and A. Obabko

2015

  • "Versatile Hard Carbon Microspheres Made from Plastic Waste," V. Pol, A. Erdemir, M. Thackeray and K. Mistry

2014

  • "Advanced Redox Shuttle Additive for Overcharge Protection of Lithium-ion Batteries Used in Electric Cars," J. Zhang and G. Krumdick
  • "Sequential Infiltration Synthesis (SIS) Lithography," J. Elam, Q. Peng, Y.-C. Tseng, D. Czaplewski, A. Mane and L. Ocola

2013

  • "Nanocomposite Charge Drain Coatings," J. Elam and A. Mane

2012

  • "Ultra-Fast and Large-Scale Boriding," A. Erdemir
  • "Large Area Microchannel Plates," J. Elam

2011

  • "Advanced Ceramic Film Capacitors for Power Electronics in Electric Drive Vehicles," B. Balachandran, B. Ma and M. Narayanan
  • "Enhanced Renewable Methane Production System," S. Snyder, R. Doctor, M. Henry and M. Urgun-Demirtas

2009

  • "Super Hard and Slick Coating (SSC) for Increased Engine Efficiency and Component Reliability," A. Erdemir and O. Eryilmaz

2008

  • "Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Seal Technology," J. Hryn, G. Krumdick, J. Elam, and J. Libera      

2004

  • "PSAT," A. Rousseau, P. Sharer and S. Pagerit

2000

  • "Polyurethane Foam Recovery," B. Jody and E. Daniels

1999

  • "Clean Diesel Technology," R. Poola and R. Sekar

1998

  • "Near Frictionless Carbon Coating," A. Erdemir and G. Fenske