Argonne National Laboratory


Spectrum Meeting

Spectrum is an employee resource group led by Argonne employees who are specifically dedicated to building awareness of, and providing resources to, Argonne’s LGBTQA+ community in support of Argonne’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and the Argonne Next pillar of Community.

All Argonne, DOE, and UChicago employees are welcome to participate. We are an inclusive community made up of people of all orientations. Allies are always welcome!


The third annual LDRD Day will be held at the Advanced Protein Characterization Facility. Poster sessions will be held in the lobby outside the auditorium.

The focus will be on helping Argonne scientists, engineers and researchers learn how to cultivate new research and development funding opportunities, gain insight into the LDRD Prime strategic focus areas, and develop collaborative networks with other researchers.

Argonne appoints Chief of StaffNovember 21, 2017

Megan Clifford has been named Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, effective January 1, 2018.

Renewable opportunities abundant in IllinoisNovember 10, 2017

Huge amounts of organic waste are generated each year in the United States, according to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This creates a sizable market for technologies that can convert these wastes into usable products. The DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory has developed a simple and efficient process to do that.

Atlas wins ocean-themed competitionNovember 7, 2017

Startup in Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations wins international pitch competition Ocean Exchange.

Department of Energy awards flow into ArgonneOctober 18, 2017

DOE Secretary Rick Perry awarded Argonne with nearly $4.7 million in projects as part of the DOE’s Office of Technology Transition’s Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) in September.

Protective Coatings for Lithium Anodes

Technology available for licensing: Protective Coatings for Lithium Anodes

ANL-IN-16-168; US Patent Application No. 15/669,771