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Kathleen Carrado Gregar has been elected to the 2012 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society.
Carrado Gregar inducted into American Chemical Society

Kathleen Carrado Gregar, the User and Outreach Programs Manager at the Center for Nanoscale Materials at Argonne, has been elected to the 2012 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society.

August 2, 2012
Argonne low-energy physicist Peter Mueller and particle physicist Mayly Sanchez were selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for their contributions to meeting America’s scientific and technological missions and the country’s economic, energy, health and security needs.
Two Argonne physicists win Presidential Early Career Awards

Argonne low-energy physicist Peter Mueller and particle physicist Mayly Sanchez were selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for their contributions to meeting America’s scientific and technological missions and the country’s economic, energy, health and security needs.

July 23, 2012
Argonne has named scientists Khalil Amine, Larry Johnson, Ernst Rehm, Marc Snir and Brian Stephenson as Distinguished Fellows, the laboratory’s highest scientific and engineering rank.
Five scientists join ranks of Argonne Distinguished Fellows

Argonne has named scientists Khalil Amine, Larry Johnson, Ernst Rehm, Marc Snir and Brian Stephenson as Distinguished Fellows, the laboratory’s highest scientific and engineering rank.

July 18, 2012
A snapshot of a helical stack of macryocycles generated in the computer simulation.
Synthetic nanotubes lay foundation for new technology: Artificial pores mimic key features of natural pores

Scientists have overcome key design hurdles to expand the potential uses of nanopores and nanotubes.

July 17, 2012
Evigia Systems and Argonne announced today that they have finalized a licensing agreement.
Argonne, Evigia finalize licensing agreement for next-gen RFID sensor technology

Evigia Systems and Argonne announced today that they have finalized a licensing agreement.

July 16, 2012
Mira, Argonne's Blue Gene/Q and a U.S. Energy Department petascale resource in support of scientific research, and its two testing and development racks, are among those leading the pack in the Green500 ranking of energy-efficient supercomputers.
Argonne’s mighty Mira joins ranks of world’s most energy-efficient computers

The 20 most energy-efficient supercomputers in the world are IBM Blue Gene/Q systems according to the latest Green500 list announced by Green500.org. Technology originating from U.S. national laboratories now leads the trend toward sustainable and environmentally responsible high-performance computing.

July 5, 2012
Simulated decay of a Higgs boson particle.

Image courtesy of CERN.
Hints of Higgs: Argonne scientists make significant contributions to search for elusive particle

Particle physics researchers from Argonne have been intimately involved with the effort to find the Higgs boson – the elusive particle that could explain why various subatomic particles have mass.

July 4, 2012
Particle physics researchers from Argonne have been intimately involved with the effort to find the Higgs.
Argonne’s role in the search for the Higgs boson

The search for the Higgs boson – the elusive particle that could explain why various subatomic particles have mass – has reached a new stage, and scientists from around the world are gathering at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, July 4, for a potentially momentous announcement.

June 29, 2012
Chemical engineer Andrew Jansen was the principal investigator of the Argonne-developed flow battery.
Argonne flows into utility-scale battery research

Scientists at Argonne have developed an all-organic non-aqueous lithium-ion redox flow battery that would help expand use of large-scale solar and wind energy on the nation's electrical grid.

June 28, 2012
The semiconductor industry long has focused its attention on the mass creation of nanostructurally perfect transistors. Recent research in the new field of semiconductor spintronics suggests that the exploitation of imperfections may hold the key to building a variety of powerful new quantum technologies. This graphic depicts one of these subatomic imperfections at lower center. (Courtesy of David Awschalom)
Institute for Molecular Engineering names three esteemed researchers to faculty

The University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering is making its first set of new faculty appointments, bringing in world-leading research programs at the interfaces between molecular-level science and powerful new technologies. The faculty will have joint appointments at Argonne.

June 25, 2012