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An Argonne researcher works with a new magnetic nanofiber. Argonne researchers were honored recently for their work with Qorvo, Inc., to integrate the nanofibers into the company’s microwave devices.
Two Argonne researchers honored with Federal Laboratory Consortium award

Two Argonne researchers were honored recently with an Excellence in Technology Transfer Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Midwest Region.

July 20, 2016
Dileep Singh is the leader of Argonne’s Energy Systems Thermal-Mechanical Technologies Group.
Singh receives ASM International fellowship

Dileep Singh of Argonne's Energy Systems Division has been named an ASM International fellow.

June 27, 2016
Dominik Karbowski received the Best Paper Award–North America for “Vehicle Energy Management Optimisation Through Digital Maps and Connectivity” at the 2015 ITS World Congress in Bordeaux, France.
Argonne Team Takes Home Best Paper at ITS 2015

Dominik Karbowski recently received the Best Paper Award–North America at the 2015 ITS World Congress in Bordeaux, France, the world’s largest event focused on intelligent transportation.

November 13, 2015
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Six Argonne entries named finalists for R&D 100 Awards

Six entries from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have been named finalists for the 2015 edition of the R&D 100 Awards.

July 23, 2015
Ali Erdemir has dedicated nearly his entire career to reducing the friction between moving parts, an effort that recently culminated in his receipt of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Mayo D. Hersey Award “in recognition of distinguished and continued contribution over a substantial period of time to the advancement of lubrication science and engineering.”
Tribology researcher recognized for distinguished career

Ali Erdemir has dedicated nearly his entire career to reducing the friction between moving parts, an effort that recently culminated in his receipt of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Mayo D. Hersey Award “in recognition of distinguished and continued contribution over a substantial period of time to the advancement of lubrication science and engineering.”

June 9, 2015
Argonne workshop to explore innovative ways to encourage water conservation

Experts in water conservation, efficiency and behavioral sciences will be gathering later this month at Argonne to address how behavior-changing technologies can play a role in addressing projected shortfalls in water supply.

April 15, 2015
Distribution of AEZs in the United States. To view a larger version of the image, click on it.
Land-use change and greenhouse gas emissions from corn and cellulosic ethanol

This paper investigates the effect of several key domestic lands carbon content modelling parameters on LUC GHG emissions.

July 16, 2013
White House Women's Leadership Summit on Climate and Energy recognizes Argonne scientists

The White House Women’s Leadership Summit on Climate and Energy is recognizing today a select group of women experts from the public, private, academic and philanthropic sectors who are working to address climate change. Three Argonne researchers – Robin Graham, Leah Guzowski and Ann Schlenker – are part of this select group.

May 23, 2013
Argonne to study safer handling of electric vehicle batteries after accidents

Researchers will be receiving $1.5 million in funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to develop a procedure for managing the stranded energy left in high-voltage electric vehicle battery packs after an accident.

September 17, 2012
New Process for Synthesizing Robust Catalysts

The two main routes for the deactivation of catalysts consisting of metal nanoparticles are coking (the accumulation of carbon on the metal that blocks the catalytic sites) and sintering (the formation of larger metal particles that lowers the activity).

March 9, 2012