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Media Contacts

Katy Delaney

Director, Media Relations

Office: 1.614.424.7208

Email: DelaneyK@battelle.org

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist

Office: 1.614.424.5544

Email: MasseyTR@battelle.org

Fast Facts

  • Battelle’s historical inventions have included contributions to the Xerox copy machine, cruise control, the compact disc and bar codes.

  • Battelle plays a crucial role in the U.S. chemical demilitarization program which aims to eliminate the world’s chemical weapon stockpile.

  • Battelle has invested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for years, including the founding of Metro Early College High School with the Ohio State University. Battelle Education, a non-profit venture, helps communities build STEM-focused schools, trains teachers and administrators and provides grants for STEM organizations.

  • Battelle is the largest, private, non-profit research and development organization in the world.

  • Battelle has helped develop vaccines and therapeutics for infectious disease threats and helped create improved neonatal respiratory treatments.

  • Battelle builds unique armored vehicles and other specialized tactical equipment for military troops.

  • Battelle began managing national laboratories for the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1965 and now has a role in managing six DOE labs and one for the Department of Homeland Security.

Inside Battelle Blog

STEM Education
students discussing their projects

Students Show Ideas for Fighting Opioid Crisis

Posted by Battelle Insider on May 24, 2017

More than 100 students presented their knowledge and creativity with ways to address Ohio’s opioid abuse crisis during a special showcase.

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Smart Cities
traffic on a city street

Intelligent Transportation Systems: 3 Critical Safety Impact Factors

Posted by Battelle Insider on May 22, 2017

Smart city technologies are transforming the way people and goods move through busy cities and traffic corridors.

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NEON Project
Ty Lindberg

Solving What Matters to our Environment

Posted by Battelle Insider on May 16, 2017

Ty Lindberg tells us how a large-scale network of field sites can impact science by providing important, long-term data.

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Industrial Robotic Software
Robotic device being run with PathPlan software

6 Critical Questions About PathPlan

Posted by Battelle on May 12, 2017

PathPlan is an autonomous motion planning software that quickly plans complex paths without any collisions. Here’s what you need to know.

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Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth

Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth,  Battelle President & CEO

Leadership

Battelle is governed by a Board of Directors and led by a management team. Together, they serve as stewards of the vision of our founder, Gordon Battelle. Our leaders represent a rich blend of expertise gained through years of experience.

Board of Directors 

Senior Management

In the Community

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is in our company’s DNA. Whether it’s through charitable giving – both from employees and our corporate dollars – or the numerous hours volunteered, Battelle is making a difference.

Charitable Giving

Employee Action

Photo: Two Battelle staff members, young women, standing together during a Habitat For Humanity Project

Video: A historical overview of Battelle, its mission, innovations and contributions to the world.

Battelle Innovation: Yesterday & Today

Much has changed in the world in the last 80+ years. But what has remained the same since Battelle opened its doors in 1929 is our commitment to solving the world’s most pressing issues with groundbreaking science and technology, and our focus on giving back to the communities where we live and work.