Gregory Dolnak (NWM) completed the weekly Resource Conservation and Recovery Act inspections at the end of the day, when a waste specialist observed him obtaining a scanner and re-scanning staged containers that had failed when scanned the previous week for the quarterly inventory. Greg performed this activity at the end of his work shift, inspiring … Read More
Awards, recognition, transitions, new faces.
Argonne leadership and the Technology Commercialization and Partnerships division (TCP) invite Argonne researchers to submit entries for the 2019 R&D 100 Awards.
Each year, Argonne researchers — and researchers across the national laboratory system — submit entries for the R&D 100 Awards. The R&D 100 Awards have served as … Read More »
Energy I-Corps helps postdoc learn business skills to advance his battery technology, improve consumer products
Lin Chen, who was a postdoc at Argonne National Laboratory, used an Argonne-filed sulfide-based solid electrolytes patent that can improve lithium battery use time and safety, which could ultimately lead to longer-lasting … Read More »
Retired Argonne nuclear engineer Ira Bornstein died March 7, 2019, at the age of 99.
A native of Rhode Island, Bornstein began his career installing radar equipment on U.S. Navy ships during … Read More »
Tai-Chang Chiang, emeritus and research professor of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), has been chosen to receive the 2019 Arthur H. Compton Award, presented by the Advanced Photon Source Users Organization … Read More »
By Dave Bukey (CPA)
How can Argonne continue to push the boundaries of science and technology? One way is to work together across divisions. Teamwork helps us meet the types of ambitious goals that our sponsors expect and often leads to groundbreaking work. Indeed, each of Argonne’s strategic initiatives — from Advanced Computing to … Read More »
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety or quality assurance initiative during the month of February 2019.
Gold Spot Award recipients Ralph Bechtold (AES) Allison Cherry (NWM) Marcus Diaz, Jr. (FAC) Michael Douell (ASD) Regina Mekler (AES) Daniel Nassar (FAC) Milton Peggs (FAC) Kyle Stalter (NWM) Silver Spot Award recipients Daniel Berkland … Read More »
Emeritus Scientist Joe Michael died on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at age 83. He was a long-term member of the laboratory’s Chemical Dynamics Group in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering division. He … Read More »
Allison Cherry (NWM) contributed substantially to the success of the Nuclear and Waste Management division’s Y‑12 Uranium Packaging Campaign, which took place the week of Feb. 18, 2019. This effort involved packaging more than 3,400 items in under three days.
Cherry, who assisted both in inventory preparation activities and as project team inspector, helped to ensure that … Read More »
Gregory Krumdick has been appointed director of the Applied Materials division (AMD), effective March 1, 2019.
Krumdick has served as interim director of the AMD division since its formation in spring 2018. In his … Read More »
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