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The United States Department of Energy has awarded the team of Leidos and Battelle a $364.7 million Research Support Services (RSS) contract at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). The award was conferred on June 25 and full operational control for work at the lab, located in Albany, OR, Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA, will be assumed Dec. 31, 2018, when the current contract held by AECOM expires.

Battelle announced today that an agreement has been reached with the Biodiversity Knowledge Integration Center (BioKIC) and Arizona State University’s Natural History Collections in Tempe, AZ, to curate the sample collections from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).

The Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN) announced today the winners of the “STEM Excellence Awards,” a series of competitive awards that recognize outstanding teachers, leaders, and advocates in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

Four Ohio schools will be recognized in a ceremony tonight for their work inspiring students to study STEM fields including careers in advanced manufacturing.

Aimee Kennedy, Battelle’s Senior Vice President of Philanthropy and Education since 2013, has been named to a new advisory panel created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education, as authorized by the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act.

Battelle and its partners on the Triad team can officially begin the transition to operating Los Alamos National Laboratory, one of the nation’s premier scientific and nuclear research facilities.

From rocketry to computer science to agriculture, Central Ohio students will have a range of new learning opportunities outside of the classroom thanks to grants from Battelle.

When the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) hosted, for the first time, a meeting of the Group of Senior Officials (GSO) for Global Research Infrastructures, NEON project staff members from Battelle were asked to share details of their recent work to build and operate the ecological Observatory.

Mission Mosquito, a collaborative program between the U.S. Department of State, Battelle and an international group of health communicators is off to a successful start.

Special operators faced with a vexing technological problem can bring that challenge to Battelle researchers attending SOFIC, who will apply their brainpower—and Battelle’s funds—to solve the problem.

Ohio students from 19 schools detailed their creative solutions to heart disease for an audience of leaders in health and STEM education at Battelle today. The students presented to representatives of the American Heart Association, Battelle, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Secretary of State.

Andrew Bartko, a research leader at Battelle, has been named Inventor of the Year for his work as Battelle’s leading expert in spectroscopy and the use of it for detecting and identifying the presence of hazards. Neeraj Gupta, a senior research leader, received the CEO Award for his work at forefront of carbon capture and storage research for two decades.

Eleven new schools joined the ranks of the Ohio STEM Learning Network. The Ohio STEM Committee met to review applications for state designation as an Ohio STEM school. The committee is a panel of policymakers, agency directors, and business leaders.

Battelle announced today that Stephanie O’Sullivan, recently retired from her post as Principal Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), has been elected to the Battelle Board of Directors.

Ten years ago, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) set a big goal. It wanted a scientific demonstration of injecting a significant amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the rock deep below the earth’s surface.

Today the Battelle National Biodefense Institute (BNBI) and Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) announced $50,000 in science, technology, engineering and math challenge grants.

Noted ecological expert Sharon K. Collinge was recently selected as the Observatory Director and Chief Scientist for NEON, Battelle announced today.

Battelle has hired nationally known forensic genomics scientist Seth Faith as a research leader for the applied genomics program.

Matt Vaughan has been named the new President of Battelle’s Contract Research Organization.

Battelle has been awarded a contract by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to develop threat assessment software to help prevent the creation of dangerous organisms.

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