Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The awards are granted to exceptional researchers beginning their careers.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The following was submitted by Argonne National Laboratory: Four researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have received 2012 Early Career Research Program awards, granted to exceptional researchers beginning their careers. The four are among 68 selectees announced by the DOE’s Office of Science, and were chosen based on peer review from about 850 nominations submitted last November. The selectees for this year are from 47 different institutions in 25 states. The winners from Argonne are: “Argonne is extremely proud that four of our young researchers have been chosen for this important award,” said Eric D. Isaacs, director, Argonne National Laboratory. “These young scientists and engineers will play …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
A kick-off event at Lemont High School on Tuesday was attended by Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves, and representatives from the Dept. of Energy, Argonne and CITGO.
A new non-profit that will teach seventh-and eighth-grade students about green technologies launched its after-school pilot program Tuesday at Lemont High School. State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves, and representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, CITGO, Argonne and Lemont High School were all on hand to celebrate the kickoff of Project Infinite Green, a new initiative that will give 18 students the opportunity to participate in field studies, research projects and think tanks related to environmental sustainability. The program was initiated by Lemont resident Catherine Greenspon, who has recruited a long list of sponsors that includes the Durkin, the Department of Energy, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The national laboratory is one of 16 in 11 states that are receiving Department of Energy funds for hydropower projects.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Gov. Quinn visited Argonne National Laboratory as one of his stops during Earth Week.
Gov. Pat Quinn emphasized the importance of alternative fuel research in securing Illinois’ position as a leader in industry during a stop at Argonne National Laboratory Wednesday. During the visit, Quinn toured energy labs in which researchers are developing battery technology for electric cars, as well as fuel tanks that can accommodate as many as four different types of fuel, including biofuels and traditional gasoline. “Anyone who sees $4 or $5 a gallon gas I think is all for it,” he said. Researchers at Argonne developed technology used in the battery for the 2011 Chevy Volt. The Volt is an electric hybrid car that can run for up to 35 miles exclusively on battery power before switching to gasoline, according to Chevy. Argonne …