Argonne scientists use AI to identify new materials for carbon capture

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have used new generative AI techniques to propose new metal-organic framework materials that could offer enhanced abilities to capture carbon

Argonne training program alumni find success in extreme-scale computing

Past attendees of the annual Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing are thriving in careers across the field of high performance computing.

American nuclear power plants are among the most secure in the world — what if they could be less expensive, too?

Argonne collaborates with Purdue University on new research aimed at lowering the cost of developing small nuclear reactors.

WashU Expert: Your smart speaker data is used in ways you might not expect

“Hey, Alexa, play the latest Taylor Swift album.” Smart speakers offer amazing convenience — from playing your favorite tunes to re-ordering toilet paper — with only a simple voice command. But that convenience can come with a steep cost in privacy that many consumers aren’t even aware they’re paying.

Department of Energy CyberForce Competition® 2023: Cultivating tomorrow’s cybersecurity leaders today

DOE’s CyberForce Competition on Nov. 4, led by Argonne National Laboratory, aims to bolster cybersecurity knowledge and skills among students and professionals, addressing critical infrastructure and cyber-physical threats.

A revolution in the making

Argonne National Laboratory is shaping Industry 4.0 with groundbreaking research into advanced ways of making things more effective, efficient and economical, using the most cutting-edge materials and processes, with the lowest possible environmental impact.

Using artificial intelligence, Argonne scientists develop self-driving microscopy technique

Argonne researchers have tapped into the power of AI to create a new form of autonomous microscopy.

Nina Andrejevic creates better tools to quickly characterize materials

Understanding big datasets requires better analytical models, says the Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellow.

Expert: Three Skills Cybersecurity Professionals Should Have in 2024

In advance of October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Michael Nizich, Ph.D., adjunct associate professor of computer science at New York Institute of Technology and author of the new book, The Cybersecurity Workforce of Tomorrow, is available for interviews/comments on the most critical…

Autonomous discovery defines the next era of science

Argonne National Laboratory is reimagining the lab spaces and scientific careers of the future by harnessing the power of robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning in the quest for new knowledge.

Researchers use Argonne X-rays to find the best antibodies

Antibody therapies are only effective if the antibodies do what we want them to do. This research can help scientists determine if an antibody is likely to stick to something other than the intended target, which should lessen the amount of time wasted with overly sticky antibodies.

Chicago State University to serve as ​‘scientific supersite’ to study climate change impact

Argonne and Chicago State University deployed instruments at the Chicago State University Campus to measure Chicago’s changing climate. These sensors are among the first for the Argonne-led Urban Integrated Field Laboratory called Community Research on Climate and Urban Science (CROCUS).

5 ways Argonne entangled with Ant-Man to get people to geek out about quantum science

Whether Ant-Man is shrinking between atoms or communicating through entangled particles, his true superpower is his ability to excite people about quantum science. Argonne assembled experts to spread the word about the real science of the quantum realm.

Argonne’s self-driving lab accelerates the discovery process for materials with multiple applications

Researchers have a new scientific tool called Polybot, combining the power of artificial intelligence with robotics. This autonomous discovery lab is leading the way in transforming scientific research on sustainable and bio-inspired microelectronics.

Argonne points the way to a sustainable circular economy for plastics

Argonne scientists are studying the environmental and economic impact of plastic bottles using mechanical, chemical and upcycling recycling approaches.

Bright lights, big data: how Argonne is bringing supercomputing and X-rays together for scientific breakthroughs

Argonne’s newest supercomputer, Polaris, is up and running, and scientists using the Advanced Photon Source are already seeing faster data analysis. While the combination is paying dividends now, it points toward an upgraded APS and an even better supercomputer called Aurora.

How Argonne is pushing the boundaries of quantum technology research

With its Department of Energy National Quantum Information Science Research Center (Q-NEXT) and its quantum research team, Argonne is a hub for research that could change the way we process and transmit information.

Argonne scientist develops new X-ray data reconstruction method

A new software package developed by Argonne will help scientists reconstruct data from X-ray tomography experiments at the Advanced Photon Source up to 30 times faster than current methods.

Internships help students create prototypes for career success

Argonne’s Rapid Prototyping Laboratory is a testing ground for new ideas and new careers in autonomous discovery. Undergraduate and graduate student interns are learning how to automate lab work using robotics and artificial intelligence.

Argonne’s Sibendu Som named American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow

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.

Argonne announces 2022 Postdoctoral Performance Awards

Nine postdoctoral appointees were recognized with Postdoctoral Performance Awards.

ComEd report shows how science and supercomputers help utilities adapt to climate change

Shifting climates are causing utility companies to take a closer look at the current and future power needs of their customers. Northern Illinois’ ComEd and Argonne National Laboratory used science to glimpse the future.

A year in review: Argonne’s breakthroughs in 2022

Argonne researchers put their stamp on 2022 with accomplishments as varied as quantum science, wearable medical sensors, and climate change resilience and recovery.

International experts put Argonne’s cybersecurity defense software through the wringer at NATO’s Cyber Coalition 2022

A slew of emerging technologies that rely on computers and integrated networks are vulnerable to cyberattack. Argonne National Laboratory tested a groundbreaking autonomous software tool to make them more secure at NATO’s flagship cyberdefense event.

Designing better battery electrolytes

Argonne scientists give the lay of the land in the quest for electrolytes that could enable revolutionary battery chemistries.

Argonne seeks STEM interns to help design the future of science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory seeks undergraduate and graduate students for a summer 2023 internship in robotics and instrumentation. Students will explore using robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Media Tip: Shock to the system: Using electricity to find materials that can learn

Is it possible for nonbiological materials to ​“learn”? The answer is yes. Scientists used the Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility located at the DOE”s Argonne National Laboratory, to observe a nonliving material mimic behavior…

Aurora and the upgraded Advanced Photon Source to power discovery at Argonne

Argonne is creating a supermerger between its new Aurora supercomputer and upgraded Advanced Photon Source. The combined data collection and computing power will enable ultrafast data analysis, advance discovery time and unlock new science.

Adapting language models to track virus variants

Groundbreaking research by Argonne National Laboratory finds new method to quickly identify COVID-19 virus variants. Their work wins the Gordon Bell Special Prize.

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.

Collegiate students fired up to protect virtual solar facility from cyberattack

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. The Department of Energy tasks Argonne National Laboratory with challenging and inspiring college-age students to compete against one another to outsmart cyberattackers in a simulated threat scenario.