Sibendu Som, whose work focuses on high-fidelity simulations of power generation and propulsion systems, has been designated a fellow by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Tag: Awards And Recognition
Three Argonne researchers inducted into AAAS
John Mitchell, Valerie Taylor and Lisa Utschig were selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to be inducted as fellows.
George Crabtree, energy trailblazer remembered as a “great listener” and “boundless explorer”, dead at 78
George Crabtree, director of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne and a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is fondly remembered for his impactful leadership that elevated energy research.
Argonne Distinguished Fellow Linda Young to receive honorary doctorate
Linda Young, an Argonne Distinguished Fellow in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering division will receive an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University in Sweden on Jan. 27.
Argonne researchers share in Chicago Innovation Award for COVID wastewater testing
Argonne’s expertise in biosafety, genetic sequencing and epidemiology help public health officials track which COVID variants are present in Illinois and monitor variants of concern.
Scientists develop novel method to explore plant-microbe interactions
DOE funding allows researchers to gain closer look into plant-microbe symbioses.
Argonne researchers win defense programs award for nuclear safety work
Argonne researchers receive award for work securing America’s stockpile.
Have you heard of cloud computing? Argonne’s Ian Foster helped lay its groundwork
Argonne computer scientist Ian Foster is considered the father of cloud computing. His impact on grid computing and computer science is recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers with the 2023 IEEE Internet Award.
University of Central Florida team protects virtual solar facility to win CyberForce Competition
More than 140 U.S. college teams competed to test their cyber defense skills and protect a fictional electric vehicle manufacturer’s solar installation from simulated cyberattacks.
Argonne scientist Shirley Meng awarded for pioneering leadership in inorganic chemistry
Argonne’s Shirley Meng recognized with technology research and innovation award from the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Initiative. She will be honored at the 11th annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium & Awards in Washington, D.C.
UC San Diego Health Recognized by Vizient as 2022 Top Performer
UC San Diego Health has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Ranking by Vizient, Inc.
Argonne’s Pietro Papa Lopes named “Rising Star” by the American Chemical Society
Materials scientist Pietro Papa Lopes was named a 2022 “Rising Star” by the American Chemical Society.
Argonne researchers win four 2022 R&D 100 awards
R&D Magazine has recognized four Argonne projects with R&D 100 Awards.
Argonne nuclear engineer Yung Liu wins Special Achievement Award from RFID Journal
Argonne nuclear engineer Yung Liu was honored by RFID Journal for his work creating RFID technologies to track nuclear material shipments.
Argonne’s Globus software wins award at 2021 Data Mover Challenge
Research data management platform Globus took home the Best Integrated Software Experience Award at the 2021 Data Mover Challenge.
Argonne and Parallel Works win highest honor from Federal Laboratory Consortium for Excellence in Technology Transfer
Argonne National Laboratory and Parallel Works, Inc., won the 2022 Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) National Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for their effort to bring Machine Learning–Genetic Algorithm software to commercialization.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Named a 2021 Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has been awarded a 2021 Top Workplace honor by The Chicago Tribune. Based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC., the award marks the second consecutive year the AAOS was recognized by the Chicago Tribune.
Pete Spizzirri named DOE Security Manager of the Year
Argonne security deputy director Pete Spizzirri has been named DOE’s Security Manager of the Year for manifold efforts improving lab security.
Safety matters at Sandia Labs
Sandia National Laboratories’ Cynthia Rivera has been named a Rising Star of Safety, Class of 2021, by the National Safety Council.
Argonne and Parallel Works Inc. win FLC recognition for commercializing lab’s machine learning-based design optimization software technology
Argonne and Parallel Works, Inc., won the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Midwest Regional Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for bringing Argonne’s Machine Learning-Genetic Algorithm (ML-GA) design optimization software to commercialization.
Argonne scientists receive Department of Energy funding for microelectronics research
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded nearly $54 million to 10 new microelectronics research projects. Scientists Supratik Guha and Valerie Taylor at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory will lead two of these projects.
Three Argonne projects receive DOE funding for breakthroughs in quantum information science
Three Argonne projects have received DOE funding to lay the groundwork for future breakthroughs in quantum information science.
Argonne announces 2022 Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellows, honoring the legacy of the physics Nobel Laureate
Argonne’s Maria Goeppert Mayer is one of only four women to win the Nobel Prize in physics. Today, on her 115th birthday, Argonne announces the award of its 2022 Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship to four outstanding early-career doctoral scientists.
DOE names six Argonne scientists to receive Early Career Research Program awards
Six Argonne scientists receive Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program Awards.
Argonne senior chemist Robert Tranter named fellow of the Combustion Institute
Argonne senior chemist Robert Tranter, a shockwave chemist, was named a fellow of the Combustion Institute.
Argonne’s Wang and Streets named highly influential climate scientists
Michael Wang and David Streets, both of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, were named to Reuters’ “Hot List” of today’s 1,000 most influential climate scientists. Both are in Argonne’s Energy and Global Security-Energy Systems (EGS-ES) division.
Katrin Heitmann elected spokesperson for LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration
Argonne’s Katrin Heitmann has been elected the scientific spokesperson for the LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration. This collaboration will address fundamental questions about the evolution of the universe with data from the Rubin Observatory.
Argonne team collects Best Paper Award at SC20
The research described in the winning paper is focused on using a high-performance, iterative reconstruction system for noninvasive imaging at synchrotron facilities.
Like a leaf – new ways to capture carbon from the air
Argonne National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will receive $4.5 million over three years for research aimed at capturing carbon dioxide directly from air and converting it to useful products by artificial photosynthesis.
Argonne captures five R&D 100 Awards and fields three finalists
Eight Argonne technologies are among those chosen as winners and finalists in the “Oscars of Innovation.”
Argonne researchers develop machine-learning optimizer to slash product design costs
Argonne’s new AI technique may fast track the design and simulation of engines and all types of other products.
Five Argonne researchers recognized as 2020 Distinguished Fellows
Argonne selects five new Distinguished Fellows, the laboratory’s highest scientific rank.
Argonne postdoctoral researcher Daniel Moberg wins Cozzarelli Prize
Argonne researcher Daniel Moberg has won a 2019 Cozzarelli Prize, awarded to the top scientific papers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
DOE awards funding to six Argonne battery manufacturing projects
Six innovative battery manufacturing projects led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory recently obtained funding through DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Argonne materials scientist Arturo Gutierrez named 2020 Luminary Honoree by HENAAC
Argonne materials scientist Arturo Gutierrez has been recognized by HENAAC, the national organization that honors Hispanic scientists and engineers.
Argonne’s Mitch Farmer honored for addressing challenges to U.S. nuclear energy industry
Nuclear engineer Mitch Farmer has been selected as a fellow by the American Nuclear Society for his work to improve light water reactor development, design and safety.
Glaucoma Research Foundation Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for Fourth Consecutive Year
The 4-star rating is Charity Navigator’s highest possible rating and indicates that Glaucoma Research Foundation adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.
12 ASU engineering faculty earn the National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Twelve ASU engineering faculty members have earned the NSF CAREER Award between November 2019 and April 2020. More than 40 early-career investigators in the Fulton Schools of Engineering have earned this prestigious honor in the last five years.
Argonne’s Paul Dickman honored with nuclear waste management achievement award
Paul Dickman has been named a Waste Management Symposium Fellow for 2020.
Paul K. Kearns named 2020 FLC Laboratory Director of the Year
Argonne National Laboratory Director Paul Kearns awarded Laboratory Director of the Year by The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC).
Carnegie Foundation Awards UNF 2020 Community Engagement Reclassification
The Carnegie Foundation announced today that the University of North Florida is one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement.
Senior Chemist Mark Beno Receives Posthumous AAAS Fellow Distinction for Lifetime Achievements
Mark Beno, APS senior chemist, recognized for his decades-long work.
Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry
The Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society announces that Lin X. Chen has received the 2020 Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry. The award recognizes Chen for “fundamental contributions to the elucidation of excited state structures, dynamics and energetics of light harvesting systems.
Two Argonne projects earn Secretary of Energy Honor Awards
With this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for the development of lithium-ion batteries, directors of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research share perspectives on the future of energy storage.
Argonne nuclear engineer J’Tia Hart selected to Crain’s Chicago Business “40 Under 40”
Argonne nuclear engineer J’Tia Hart has been named to Crain’s Chicago Business’s “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes young leaders in a variety of fields.
Lab-wide stormwater capture, transportation savings and clean-up efforts win federal recognition
Argonne National Laboratory has won a regional Federal Green Challenge award for conserving resources and saving taxpayers’ money.
Argonne and partners take home nine R&D 100 Awards in 2019
Research teams at Argonne National Laboratory have won nine R&D 100 awards, three more are named finalists.
Six Argonne researchers recognized as 2019 Distinguished Fellows
Six leading researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have received international recognition in being named as Argonne Distinguished Fellows.