Emergency & disaster management

Argonne researchers to study Chicago emergency evacuation systemFebruary 13, 2015

A group of Argonne researchers will be studying methods and creating tools for building more resilient mass transit systems to evacuate major cities under a $2.9 million grant announced today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration.

Building a “smarter” water gridJune 1, 2014

Argonne researcher Tom Taxon is developing a system for real-time software modeling of water for a more intelligent water distribution system.

Argonne announces new Center for Integrated Resiliency AnalysesApril 30, 2014

Argonne announced that it is forming a new research center to enhance resiliency for major disruptive events, such as natural disasters and climate change, called the Center for Integrated Resiliency Analyses (CIRA).

A true sense of securitySeptember 13, 2013

Five men got on the Tokyo subway on a March morning in 1995. It was the peak of morning rush hour. They all carried packets of a tremendously toxic nerve agent called sarin.