Battelle Memorial Institute

Battelle and NEON to Highlight Research Infrastructure and Partnerships at the 2020 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 6:56pm

The 2020 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting will include a feature presentation from Battelle Chief Scientist Mike Kuhlman, National Ecological Observatory Network ( NEON ) Chief Scientist and Observatory Director Paula Mabee, Battelle Senior Project Manager Tom Hutchings, and Systems Integration Specialist Nicolas Romano.

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  • The 2020 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting will include a feature presentation from Battelle Chief Scientist Mike Kuhlman, National Ecological Observatory Network ( NEON ) Chief Scientist and Observatory Director Paula Mabee, Battelle Senior Project Manager Tom Hutchings, and Systems Integration Specialist Nicolas Romano.
  • Their presentation will review several Battelle research infrastructure projects and partnerships.
  • The main focus is on case studies involving collecting Arctic data; launching a stratospheric research balloon; and how NEON data is driving novel research in the areas of earth science and STEM education, and highlighting what Battelle now makes possible.
  • The presentation will air Dec. 10 from 10:30- 11:15 AM PST, with a live Q&A session.

Scientific Organization AAAS Names NREL’s Green a Fellow

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 4:38pm

It is truly rewarding to be recognized by your peers in the scientific community, said Green, NRELs associate laboratory director for mechanical and thermal engineering sciences.

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  • It is truly rewarding to be recognized by your peers in the scientific community, said Green, NRELs associate laboratory director for mechanical and thermal engineering sciences.
  • Being named a fellow of AAAS has long been a goal of mine.
  • I am pleased at the recognition AAAS has given Johney Green, said Martin Keller, director of NREL and a Fellow himself.
  • Green is the 10thperson from NREL to be named a Fellow by AAAS.

Idaho National Laboratory and University of Illinois Collaborate with Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation on Advanced Reactor Proposal

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:05am

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established two strategic partnerships with U.S. organizations Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the company's advanced Modular Micro Reactor (MMR).

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  • SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established two strategic partnerships with U.S. organizations Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the company's advanced Modular Micro Reactor (MMR).
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear, the INL, and University of Illinois have jointly developed a proposal for submission to the Department of Energy's (DOE) for its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (Risk Reduction).
  • At the Idaho National Laboratory, USNC has proposed to construct a micro-reactor power plant to support the demonstration of INL's Integrated Energy Systems (IES).
  • The Illinois reactor will be the first Gen IV reactor deployed at a university, and the first new U.S. university reactor in nearly 30 years.

Kalion Inc. Teams with Agile BioFoundry To Win DOE Grant to Advance Bio-based Glucaric Acid

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

Kalion Inc. uses machine learning to accelerate the development of high-purity, low-cost glucaric acid.

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  • Kalion Inc. uses machine learning to accelerate the development of high-purity, low-cost glucaric acid.
  • Glucaric acid and its related compounds enhance sustainability as well as improve the chemical properties of products and applications ranging from water treatment, polymers & textiles, coatings, detergents, and pharmaceuticals.
  • The Agile BioFoundry (ABF) consortium sponsored by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office aims to advance and address current challenges in biomanufacturing.
  • ABF partners include Argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and more than a dozen university and industry partners.

Battelle and Faurecia Ink Technology Licensing Deal

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 2:14pm

Battelle , the worlds largest non-profit research and development organization has licensed an internally developed innovative material technology to global automotive technology leader Faurecia.

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  • Battelle , the worlds largest non-profit research and development organization has licensed an internally developed innovative material technology to global automotive technology leader Faurecia.
  • Were excited about this commercialization partnership with Faurecia and believe this technology will enable transformative products across the automotive industry, said Drake Goolsby, Director Commercial Business Development at Battelle.
  • The joint development and intellectual property licensing agreement will advance the technology along a track to have impact in a key material used in the automotive manufacturing industry.
  • For more information, please visit: www.faurecia.com
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OSU Wexner Medical Center, Battelle Open Door to Using Neurotechnology at Home

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has secured $800,000 in grants to develop with Battelle the NeuroLife interface technology for home use.

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  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has secured $800,000 in grants to develop with Battelle the NeuroLife interface technology for home use.
  • Thousands of patients come to the medical center each month for treatments and services they cant find anywhere else.
  • Providing access to health care information is central to the medical centers research, education and patient care mission.
  • The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is dedicated to improving health in Ohio and across the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.

XENDEE and Idaho National Laboratory Partner on Microgrid Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:00pm

XENDEE Corporation has partnered with Idaho National Laboratory to develop an optimized platform for designing Microgrid Fast Charging Stations (MFCS) quickly and effectively.

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  • XENDEE Corporation has partnered with Idaho National Laboratory to develop an optimized platform for designing Microgrid Fast Charging Stations (MFCS) quickly and effectively.
  • This can also be expanded for further use cases such as multiple fast charging stations or large stations that allow for fast charging of Heavy Equipment Transporters, said Michael Stadler, Ph.D., CTO of XENDEE.
  • This proof of concept will also enable XENDEE and Idaho National Labs (INL) to provide a streamlined, reliable, and standardized approach to the design and implementation of Microgrid enabled fast charging infrastructure throughout the world.
  • About Idaho National Laboratory: INL is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory that performs work in each of DOEs strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science and environment.

R&D 100 Awards Honor Six NREL Innovations

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

Golden, CO, Oct. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R&D World magazine today presented the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with four of its annual R&D 100 Awards for research innovations.

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  • Golden, CO, Oct. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R&D World magazine today presented the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with four of its annual R&D 100 Awards for research innovations.
  • In addition to the R&D 100 Award winners, two more NREL technologies were given Special Recognition Awards.
  • Including this years winners, NREL has received 69 R&D 100 awards since 1982.
  • Given annually, the R&D 100 Awards honor the 100 most innovative technologies of the past year and are chosen by an independent panel of judges.

Stantec to partner on Arctic Research Support contract

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:45am

EDMONTON, Alberta and NEW YORK and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global design firm Stantec will support Battelle on a 10-year, US$260-million Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services (ARSLS) contract from the US Governments National Science Foundation (NSF).

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  • EDMONTON, Alberta and NEW YORK and ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global design firm Stantec will support Battelle on a 10-year, US$260-million Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services (ARSLS) contract from the US Governments National Science Foundation (NSF).
  • The team will provide infrastructure and logistics support to academic researchers conducting NSF-funded studies in Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland, and other Arctic areas.
  • Plans include research facilities, laboratories, and operations centers that will facilitate efficient, effective, and safe research in the Arctica region critically important to the global research community.
  • Stantec is also collaborating with NSF on the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project alongside Parsons, a subcontractor to the Leidos Antarctic Support Contract.

Envision Solar Announces Further EV ARC™ Product Orders from A Federally Funded Research and Development Center

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 1:30pm

On August 20th Envision reported that the U.S. Department of Energys (DOEs) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) placed an order for the EV ARC product.

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  • On August 20th Envision reported that the U.S. Department of Energys (DOEs) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) placed an order for the EV ARC product.
  • EV ARC products are currently in use in four DOE National Laboratories including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore and Idaho National Laboratory.
  • We are delighted to fulfill more orders for Federally Funded institutions particularly as we move towards qualification for GSA which we anticipate in October, said Envision Solar CEO, Desmond Wheatley.
  • Envision Solar, www.envisionsolar.com , produces and sells unique and patented sustainable infrastructure products, for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, including the EV ARC and the Solar Tree with EnvisionTrak patented solar tracking, SunCharge solar Electric Vehicle Charging, ARC technology energy storage, and EnvisionMedia solar advertising displays.