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.
The new “Length Saving Period” begins this weekend, and all employees are reminded to move one meter ahead at 2 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017. This will save the U.S. economy many millions of meters during the summer months.
The ordinance stems from the U.S. Comprehensive Dimensional Equality Act, which will eventually bring length, width … Read More »
A new high-energy X-ray beamline specializing in molecular gastronomy is planned as part of the … Read More »
A new south entrance (see map) to the Argonne Lab campus opens Saturday, April 1, 2017, for the convenience of all badged employees. A new “fast pass” guard post connects the southernmost end of Meridian Road with a newly paved byway to a parking lot on the north bank of the Des Planes River.
“The … Read More »
Construction is almost complete on the new theme park, “Scienceland,” being built on the Argonne site as part of a U.S. Department of Energy Outreach effort. “Cast members” — the new term for Argonne employees — will be expected to participate at least one day per week, helping the public learn about science in a … Read More »
All Argonne employees are expected to report to the laboratory for a “barn-raising” event at the Materials Design Laboratory construction site on Saturday, April 1, 2017.
“In this uncertain budget environment, we felt it would be best to ask employees to pitch in now to help accelerate construction,” said Project Lead Anne Thracks (IS). “That … Read More »