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Media Contacts

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

Neurotechnology
using Battelle's EMG system to assess stroke injuries

Using Electromyography to More Accurately Assess Stroke Injuries

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 18, 2020

After a stroke, it’s hard for physicians to know exactly what’s going on inside a patient. Battelle hopes to change that with our EMG system.

Learn More about Using Electromyography to More Accurately Assess Stroke Injuries
STEM
Mars Rover Blog

What's in a Name? How About a Dash of Science Mixed with a Pinch of Creativity

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 14, 2020

When NASA announced a contest to name its new Mars rover, Battelle was over the moon. STEM education serves as the foundation of our business.

Learn More about What's in a Name? How About a Dash of Science Mixed with a Pinch of Creativity
Environmental Restoration
Battelle PFAS Predict™ will give military bases a new tool to track and predict the movement of PFAS

Modeling the Movement of PFAS Plumes in Groundwater

Posted by Joel Sminchak on Feb 10, 2020

PFAS are notoriously hard to monitor. Our PFAS Predict™ technology is a new tool to track and predict the movement of PFAS in groundwater.

Learn More about Modeling the Movement of PFAS Plumes in Groundwater
Research Infrastructure
February NEON update

What’s New With NEON?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 3, 2020

The NEON project continues to generate groundbreaking research, and as the new decade gets underway, there’s plenty more to come.

Learn More about What’s New With NEON?
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.