The Operations Excellence Council provides a senior management forum focused on delivering leading-edge science, and developing a strong commitment to, and culture around, research and operational excellence throughout the laboratory. The council supports timely, transparent and effective decision-making on operational programs. It communicates customer feedback, needs and priorities, and reviews lab performance targets and metrics.
Three Argonne researchers will discuss their Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) sponsored work at the LDRD Seminar Series presentation Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. in Building 212, Room A157. All are welcome to attend.
Visit the LDRD website to view upcoming seminars.
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By Joe Kirts, Emergency Management Officer
Being prepared for severe weather can be a lifesaver. Argonne cares about you and your safety, so it is important to ensure that everyone knows where to shelter in the event of a tornado. Argonne will be conducting a site-wide tornado drill at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, … Read More »
In celebration of Black History Month, Frederick Gregory, former NASA astronaut and former NASA deputy administrator, will give a talk titled “Influences, Contributions and Future Discoveries” on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Building 402 Auditorium. All employees whose schedules permit are invited to attend.
Gregory will describe the influence of both people … Read More »
“Exoplanets and the Search for Habitable Worlds” will be the topic of this year’s Brinson Lecture at the University of Chicago on Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m.
Professor Sara Seager from the Massachusetts Institute for Technology present the latest advances in this revolutionary field.
Her lecture will be held at the School of the … Read More »
The Postdoctoral Program Office will offer the first Meaningful Mentoring workshop of the year on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Building 202, Room B169. This first session will focus on two fundamental skills in mentoring — setting expectations and assessing understanding. Future sessions will address maintaining communication, setting mentoring goals … Read More »
Registration is now open for the 2019 APS/CNM Users Meeting which will be held Monday, May 6, through Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Building 402. The meeting includes a lineup of workshops and symposia that highlights the ongoing momentum of research being conducted at the APS … Read More »
The Global Travel Office (GTO) will host an international travel refresher course on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at 2 p.m. in Building 402, Room E1100-1200.
This elective Training Management System (TMS) course is available to all employees, and will be especially helpful for new employees, travelers and travel arrangers. GTO staff will demonstrate an international … Read More »
Argonne’s Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program drives innovation by supporting the development of transformative ideas that have the potential to lead to new, sponsor-funded research and development programs.
This call offers researchers the opportunity to seek FY19 funding under the LDRD Prime program in the Advanced Computing Focus area. We are interested in … Read More »
The Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) is soliciting proposals for user-initiated nanoscience and nanotechnology research. The CNM provides external users with access to a broad range of capabilities for design, synthesis, characterization, and theory and modeling in order to significantly advance the understanding of nanoscale phenomena and develop functional nanoscale systems. Access is provided at no … Read More »
- Electronic Structure Theory on Modern HPC Resources: FHI-aims and the ELectronic Structure InfrastructureApril 22 - 10:30 am
- Designing Low-Dimensional Magnetic Materials Using Symmetry PrinciplesApril 22 - 11:00 am
- Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering Experiments and a New Tool for Nuclear and Particle PhysicsApril 22 - 3:30 pm