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.

New machine-learning simulations reduce energy need for mask fabrics, other materials

A new computational effort between Argonne and 3M promises to reduce energy consumption without sacrificing material quality in the production of nonwoven plastics, commonly used in surgical masks.

Entrepreneurship program at Argonne National Laboratory opens applications for startups

Chain Reaction Innovations, the entrepreneurship program at Argonne National Laboratory, is accepting applications for its next fellowship cohort.

Argonne researchers win four 2022 R&D 100 awards

R&D Magazine has recognized four Argonne projects with R&D 100 Awards.

Helping companies use high-performance computing to improve U.S. manufacturing

Argonne is helping U.S. companies solve pressing manufacturing challenges through an innovative program that provides access to Argonne’s world-class computing resources and technical expertise.

Bioenergy expert available: Meltem Urgun-Demirtas, Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne engineer Meltem Urgun-Demirtas leads the Bioprocesses and Reactive Separations group at Argonne, where she brings more than 20 years of diverse experience in waste and water treatment, biofuels production and materials synthesis for energy and environmental applications. Working with…

Surfaces That Grip Like Gecko Feet Could Be Easily Mass-Produced

The science behind sticky gecko’s feet lets gecko adhesion materials pick up about anything. But cost-effective mass production of the materials was out of reach until now. A new method of making them could usher the spread of gecko-inspired grabbers to assembly lines and homes.

Argonne’s Demo Day provides opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase new innovations

Argonne National Laboratory’s Chain Reaction Innovations showcased their second cohort at Demo Day 2019 along with participants from the other two U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office laboratory-embedded entrepreneurship programs.