Diversity

Maria De La Cinta Lorenzo MartinFebruary 5, 2014

Materials Scientist

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.

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.

 

Argonne scientists Rajh, Soderholm and Segre named AAAS fellowsDecember 6, 2013

Physical chemist Tijana Rajh, chemist Lynda Soderholm and physicist Carlo Segre of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2013 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor and Outstanding Postdoctoral Supervisor Awards presentedNovember 5, 2013

On October 11, four Argonne employees were recognized for their outstanding mentoring and supervisory efforts at an awards presentation during the 2013 Argonne Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Nominations for the award were submitted anonymously by postdocs.

High school students use nation’s top X-rays to study Illinois fossilsOctober 2, 2013

High school students learned to see fossils in a new light in an educational program that allowed students to work with both Illinois fossils and cutting-edge X-ray technology to gain experience in conducting science research.