Argonne National Laboratory

Operations

2016 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Christopher DellaCorte
Senior Technologist: Tribology and Rotating Machinery
Materials and Structures Division
Research & Engineering Directorate
NASA, Glenn Research Center

Dr. DellaCorte will talk about his research and career path and the "Effects of Serendipity on R&D."

Features

Energy Department awards five new Argonne-business collaborations under Small Business Vouchers pilotAugust 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy announced that 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot. With vouchers in hand, these businesses can better leverage the world-class capabilities of the DOE national laboratories.

2016 Outstanding Mentor and Supervisor Award Reception

Join the Leadership Institute as we honor several Argonne employees for their exceptional work as mentors and supervisors.

All three awards honor the mentors and supervisors for their ability to promote and create work environments that encourage and boost curiosity, to continuously fuel individual passions toward scientific ideas and to hold high standards for performance.

4:15 p.m. — welcome remarks by Lisa Durham and Tina Henne

4:20 p.m. — presentation of awards by Peter Littlewood

Argonne discovery yields self-healing diamond-like carbonAugust 5, 2016

A group of researchers at Argonne discovered a revolutionary diamond-like film that is generated by the heat and pressure of an automotive engine. The discovery of this ultra-durable, self-lubricating tribofilm could have profound implications for the efficiency and durability of future engines and other moving metal parts.