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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

Ecology
Hundreds of early-career ecologists collect data from Alaska to Florida to fuel continental-scale research for the National Science Foundation

Battelle 'Eco Force' Will Soon Fan Across the Country to Support NEON

Posted by Katy Delaney on Mar 5, 2019

Hundreds of early-career ecologists will collect data from Alaska to Florida to fuel continental-scale research for the National Science Foundation.

Learn More about Battelle 'Eco Force' Will Soon Fan Across the Country to Support NEON
Solvers
math problems on a board

The Power of a Strong Technical Partner

Posted by Vicki A. Barbur on Feb 11, 2019

Many of today’s most transformative products require deep expertise, but few companies have the internal resources to rely solely on themselves.

Learn More about The Power of a Strong Technical Partner
Health
The participants in Battelle's NeuroLife AMA event on Reddit

Our Work in Neurotechnology: You Asked; We Answered

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jan 30, 2019

We recently hosted an I Am A … Ask Me Anything session on Reddit about our NeuroLife® technology and received more than 250 questions.

Learn More about Our Work in Neurotechnology: You Asked; We Answered
Ecology
aerial view from NEON AOP

Understanding Earth’s Ecology from Above

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jan 28, 2019

The NEON Airborne Observation Platform is an array of instruments installed into a light aircraft to collect high resolution remote sensing data.

Learn More about Understanding Earth’s Ecology from Above
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.