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May 10, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 10 May, 2012—Battelle engineers have completed preliminary design work on a $13 million-plus contract to design, build and test an improved replacement system for a 30-plus year old testing process used to certify helicopters and small fixed-wing airplanes for operation in icing conditions.
May 8, 2012
DUXBURY, MA., 8 May, 2012—Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division.
Apr 30, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C—, 30 April, 2012 - Thom Haubert, a medical device engineer in Battelle’s Health and Life Science Global Business, is the latest in a long line of distinguished scientists to be named Battelle’s Inventor of the Year. He received the award at the annual Achievement Awards at the Columbus Museum of Art on April 27.
WORTHINGTON, OH., 30 April, 2012– The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) recently awarded the first ever Bhima Vijayendran Scholarship of $5,000 to Julia Faeth of New Riegel, Ohio. This was made possible thanks to a $50,000 grant from Battelle to establish an annual scholarship for an outstanding undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in agricultural science and technology. It is named in honor of Dr. Bhima Vijayendran, a Battelle researcher who has made significant contributions to the bioproducts and soybean industries.
COLUMBUS, OH., 30 April, 2012 - Make no mistake: the science and business dynamics driving the global fats and oils industries are a big deal.
Apr 26, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 26 April, 2012—The latest spot weld reliability assurance technology, developed exclusively by Battelle, has been adopted for use by Safe Technology’s fe-safe® suite of software for fatigue analysis from finite element models.
Apr 25, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C., 25 April, 2012--Battelle will be among many exhibitors and presenters to be featured at the 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, the nation's largest celebration of science and engineering, set for April 28-29, 2012 in Washington, DC. There will be 35 Battelle employees volunteering at the festival, at which more than 750,000 visitors are expected.
Apr 24, 2012
SLAVUTICH, Ukraine., 24 April, 2012—When reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded in the early morning hours of April 26, 1986, a disaster of mammoth proportions unfolded. Radioactive material blew as high as six miles and covered more than 60,000 square miles. A quarter century later, the first structure built to enclose the reactor needs to be replaced.
Apr 23, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 23 April, 2012– With recent research finding that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects one in 88 children in the U.S., Battelle scientists have identified a low-cost urine test that potentially predicts the presence of this complex developmental disorder at an early age.
Mar 12, 2012
CHELMSFORD, U.K., 12 March, 2012 — Battelle has begun construction of an advanced research-and-development facility that will expand its global footprint and capacity to provide advanced science and technology solutions for the agriculture, food and health care industries.
Mar 6, 2012
DUBLIN, OH., 6 March, 2012—Production will ramp up at Battelle as it works to fill its largest order to date for Chemical Vapor Sampling equipment used on board the Stryker Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (NBCRV) for the United States Army.
Mar 5, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 5 March, 2012—Battelle and Innovate+Educate today are collaborating in support of an inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event in the nation’s capital.
Feb 27, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 27 February, 2012—Scientists at Battelle have filed a patent application for a device that shoots out rings of gas—an invention that could aid firefighters in suppressing smoke as well as delivering a targeted dose of pesticides.
Feb 25, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 25 February, 2012—It’s amazing what you can see Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay, but it’s doubtful Otis Redding had plankton on his mind when he wrote his iconic song.
Feb 21, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 21 February, 2012 - Bluefin Robotics, a subsidiary of Battelle, is joining with The Columbia Group to invest in the next generation large submersible vehicle.
Feb 16, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 16 February, 2012–Battelle has signed an exclusive licensing and collaboration agreement with the specialty grid management company Gridquant, bringing breakthrough modeling and analysis technologies to the electricity transmission market.
Feb 14, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 14 February, 2012—The United Soybean Board (USB) has awarded Battelle funding specifically targeted to assist Biobent Polymers™, the Marysville, Ohio-based bioplastics company, in the commercialization of its revolutionary new bio-composite polymers made from soy. This new class of bioplastics is linked on the molecular level to maintain core characteristics of plastic which are missing in all other biopolymer-composites while dramatically reducing petroleum use in manufacturing. The new bioplastics can be used as a replacement for virtually all polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE).
Feb 8, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 8 February, 2012—Battelle nanomaterial experts will present novel supercapacitor technology at the American Society of Naval Engineers meeting, Feb. 9-10 in Crystal City, Va. Led by Olga Koper, who recently joined Battelle, the team will show how these advanced electronic devices can provide significant performance improvements.
Feb 1, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 1 February, 2012—In the aftermath of 2010’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, fashion and science are working together to restore hope. Battelle is working with Donna Karan, founder of the international fashion brand Donna Karan, to make life better for Haitian artists.
Jan 31, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA., 31 January, 2012—Battelle recently distributed $40,000 to seven organizations in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County area as part of its continuing support of science education and workforce development.
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