As 2018 comes to a close, I would like to thank you for your commitment, dedication and contributions to Argonne. We’ve had a great year, achieving record funding, hitting key project milestones with the APS upgrade, Aurora and JCESR, launching core values and shaping our culture, and driving a vision for operational excellence. We have … Read More
It’s a great time for Argonne. Recent scientific, engineering and technological accomplishments, combined with our vision for the future, position us well to keep changing the world with our science.
Argonne is never short on pivotal discoveries that push the boundaries of science and technology. Funding and interest in quantum science continues to rise, and … Read More »
I’m extremely proud of the work we do here at Argonne — leading in discovery science, innovating with advanced technology, expanding into new frontiers and contributing to U.S. prosperity and security. Without a doubt, Argonne has built its reputation on solving grand challenges that impact our citizens, our country and the world. I thank … Read More »
The lab has been busy since we gathered for our all-hands meeting in mid-May. I share here a few highlights on progress toward our vision — our science changes the world. Consistent with our Impact Argonne priorities, we have showcased our scientific and technological breakthroughs with key stakeholders, redoubled efforts to improve our safety … Read More »
Each of us fulfills an important role for the lab to be known for original ideas, working safely and delivering lasting impact on society through exemplary research and operations. I value your contributions.
I also value your opinions. I am pleased to see that 62 percent of employees lab-wide — more than half in … Read More »
I would like to provide a follow-up to my message on March 29, 2018, about improving our work planning, control and execution for continued success. To raise the level of focus for the needed improvement and attention on safe operations, I am establishing a new Work Planning and Control Project Office effective immediately. The office … Read More »
Our laboratory has a long history of outstanding research, innovation and collaboration. We want to be known for next-generation research and science, exemplary operations and an outstanding work environment with great people and teams. Of late, our safety record has cast a shadow on our ability to execute our mission. Last month, I wrote to … Read More »
Last Friday, the President signed into law a final fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bill, which funds the government through Sept. 30, 2018. The $1.3 trillion package significantly increases investment in research and development, providing $34.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The details reveal a promising picture for Argonne and its … Read More »
At this time of year, one of my priorities is overseeing the creation of a strategic annual lab plan to submit to the U.S. Department of Energy in the spring. In last year’s plan, we detailed our five major lab initiatives: Hard X-ray Sciences, Advanced Computing, Materials and Chemistry, Manufacturing Science and Engineering and … Read More »
Thank you to everyone who helped give U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry an exceptional experience during his visit to the lab last week, including the more than 700 employees who attended his all-hands address.
When notified of the visit, I knew we had an extremely busy week of preparation ahead. However, I was … Read More »
- Chemical and Phase Transformations of Multicomponent Oxides in BatteriesDecember 17 - 11:00 am
- Hadron Electromagnetic Form FactorsDecember 17 - 11:00 am
- Transverse Spin Structure from Hadron CollisionsDecember 17 - 3:30 pm
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- Pacemakers powered by lightDecember 14, 2018
- Barely scratching the surface: A new way to make robust membranesDecember 14, 2018