Argonne National Laboratory


Warm introductions to science and engineeringMarch 7, 2018

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) is an opportunity for over 100 girls to learn about STEM careers by participating in hands-on activities, listening to presentations and sitting down with scientists for mentoring sessions.

Regional competition tests knowledge and inspires the next generation to reach towards their futureFebruary 9, 2018

Thirteen middle school teams faced off at Oswego East High School for the 28th annual Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl in January.

Olympics of the mindSeptember 5, 2017

The Argonne Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) High School Research Program, is a mentorship program supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne’s volunteer mentors work closely with African-American students to help them compete in the national ACT-SO competition, hone their research skills and even help to boost their confidence to strive for more.

Argonne hosts 15th annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering DayMarch 2, 2017

IGED is a diversity outreach program designed to provide 8th-grade girls an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. Students are assigned to engineer and scientist mentors who accompany the girls throughout the day's scheduled activities.

Kawtar Hafidi named director of Physics DivisionJanuary 23, 2017

Argonne associate chief scientist Kawtar Hafidi has been named the laboratory’s next physics division director.

Jason CarterDecember 19, 2016

Mechanical Engineering Specialist

Giovanni RamirezDecember 12, 2016

Postdoctoral Appointee

Amy BenderNovember 14, 2016

High-Energy Physicist

Mike SullivanNovember 11, 2016

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Women in Science and Technology: Diversifying and strengthening the scientific workforce

Argonne’s Women in Science and Technology (WIST) program is a rich and dynamic international community of science and technology professionals that provide support, guidance, and professional development to women in science, engineering, and technology industries.