Argonne battery technology confirmed by U.S. Patent OfficeJanuary 29, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory is pleased to announce that after a careful reexamination of the relevant prior patents and publications, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has confirmed the novelty of U.S. Patent 6,677,082.

Physicist honored with Argonne’s 2013 WIST Diversity AwardJanuary 28, 2014

Physicist Kawtar Hafidi is the recipient of Argonne’s 2013 Women in Science and Technology Diversity Award. The annual award acknowledges employees who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to diversity in an inclusive workplace.

Solventless Process for Making Tackifiers and Adhesives

Energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and economical solvent-free process for making tackifier dispersions

Three Argonne scientists named fellows of the American Physical Society for 2013January 21, 2014

Three scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Physical Society for 2013.

Nuclear engineer Li wins Presidential Early Career AwardJanuary 15, 2014

Argonne nuclear engineer Meimei Li has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her contributions to the understanding of nuclear reactor materials.

Diversity & Inclusion Initiative: At a Glance

To do world-class, 21st-century science, we need a world-class, 21st-century workplace. As we strive for excellence in all we do, we need to make sure that we are recruiting, hiring and retaining the very best people — a diverse group of smart, talented and capable men and women who are committed to our mission of delivering new discoveries and innovations that address our nation’s most pressing needs in energy, sustainability and security.

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

Q. How does diversity and inclusion fit with Argonne’s values?

A. Argonne values excellence in science and engineering, and it values the contributions that individuals make. The lab strongly encourages collaboration for the simple reason that scientific innovation is more likely to occur when individuals with diverse viewpoints, approaches, methodologies and backgrounds work together to solve a problem. In this, our collective diversity and an inclusive culture add value to scientific enterprise.