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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

Toxicology & Pharmacology
researcher working in a lab

8 Key Traits of a Neurobehavioral Testing Organization

Posted by Battelle Insider on Apr 24, 2017

Check out our helpful guidance about the traits developers should consider when enlisting an organization to conduct neurobehavioral testing.

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High-Energy Work
Paul Shawcross

Paul Shawcross: An Explosive Career

Posted by Battelle Insider on Apr 20, 2017

Have you daydreamed during a difficult day at work about blowing up or smashing something to bits? Paul Shawcross gets to live that dream every day.

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Pipeline Integrity
pipeline running outside

The Real Impact of Dings, Dents & Cracks

Posted by Battelle Insider on Apr 18, 2017

There are thousands upon thousands of miles of oil and gas pipelines across the U.S. It is impractical to inspect all of them on a regular basis.

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Human Centric Design
researchers working on drug delivery device through human factors research

5 Ways to Avoid Device Development Disasters

Posted by Chris McKenzie on Mar 28, 2017

New developments in drug delivery are creating opportunities for device developers. But the rush to market can make it easy to make missteps.

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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.