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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

Solving in 2037
digital version of an eye

The Future of Research

Posted by Battelle Insider on Oct 16, 2017

We asked some of our Battelle leaders to share some insight into what they envision for the state of research in 2037. See what they had to say.

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Solvers
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Employees Helping Employees After Hurricane Maria

Posted by Battelle Insider on Oct 11, 2017

At Battelle, researchers take great pride in solving complicated problems. Recently our problem-solving skills were used to help our employees.

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Health Analytics
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Automating Healthcare Quality Reporting

Posted by Battelle Insider on Oct 2, 2017

With hundreds of clinical quality measures in use, collecting and reporting all the data can be a significant burden for providers and agencies.

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Solver
Kate Kucharzyk

Kate Kucharzyk is Cleaning Up at Work

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 25, 2017

Kate Kucharzyk is leading efforts to expand Battelle’s metagenomic and proteomics capabilities for environmental clients.

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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.