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Katy Delaney

Director, Media Relations

Office: 614-424-7208

Email: DelaneyK@battelle.org

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist

Office: 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

Medical Devices
Battelle is Innovating Inside the Box for Drug Delivery

Innovating Inside the Box: Adapting a Platform Drug Delivery Device

Posted by Battelle Insider on Nov 23, 2020

We’re always told to “think outside the box.” But when it comes to drug delivery devices, sometimes the real challenge is innovating inside the box.

Learn More about Innovating Inside the Box: Adapting a Platform Drug Delivery Device
Neurotechnology
ACRM LaunchPad Winner 2020

A Revolutionary Rehabilitation Technology for Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted by Battelle Insider on Nov 19, 2020

Our Activity Assistant™ technology could help people recovering from TBI with a new approach to assessing, monitoring and treating impairment.

Learn More about A Revolutionary Rehabilitation Technology for Traumatic Brain Injury
STEM Education
Layer Launch

Battelle Teams with Penn State Professor on Sounding Rocket STEM Program for Minority Students

Posted by Battelle Insider on Nov 17, 2020

Battelle is partnering with Professor Randall McEntaffer at Pennsylvania State University to support a new program called Rockets for Inclusive Science Education (RISE).

Learn More about Battelle Teams with Penn State Professor on Sounding Rocket STEM Program for Minority Students
Veteran's Day
Photo: Battelle Retiree and Veteran Roy Higgins

Honoring a Legacy on Veterans Day

Posted by Battelle Insider on Nov 11, 2020

Veterans Day is the special time each year that we honor the service people who put everything on the line to preserve our freedom.

Learn More about Honoring a Legacy on Veterans Day
Lou Von Thaer

Lou Von Thaer, 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.