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COLUMBUS, OH. 16 April, 2009—The Air Force Association (AFA) will collaborate with Battelle to support Ohio STEM schools, the two organizations announced today. They intend to work with Ohio network members to promote programs of extraordinary learning experiences and to pursue the vision of a robust educational system that will produce the next generation of scientifically proficient students who will fill the jobs of the future.

Paris, France and Providence, R.I., USA, April 10, 2009 – Dassault Systems (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the availability of Verity® for Abaqus, from the DS SIMULIA brand, for simulating realistic structural stress in welded joints and other connections.

COLUMBUS, OH. 23 March, 2009 – Battelle continues to use innovation to help the energy industry take steps to use smart technologies to explore issues affecting business opportunities, decision making and its future direction. How?

COLUMBUS, OH, 18 March 2009—Charles “Chuck” McConnell has joined Battelle as corporate leader of its Carbon Management line of business, bringing innovation and experience to the Battelle Energy Technology team. McConnell has more than 30 years of experience building and leading successful business units in various leadership positions in the oil and gas industry.

COLUMBUS, OH, 16 March, 2009—Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit, independent research and development organization, will unveil to existing and prospective customers how it is growing its science and technology capabilities, services, facilities, and expertise, in addition to presenting two Battelle Student Research Awards and a Student Travel Award at the Society of Toxicology 48th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore, Maryland, March 15 - 19, 2009.

ABERDEEN, MD, 16 March 2009—Battelle was selected Feb. 27 to provide Quality Assurance and Materiel Management Services for the Army Sustainment Command’s Field Logistics Readiness Centers at Ft. Stewart and Ft. Benning, and for the Director of Logistics at Ft. Stewart.

COLUMBUS, OH, 16 March, 2009—Battelle will introduce two winners of the new Battelle Student Research Award , as well as a Student Travel Award at the Society of Toxicology’s 48th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore, MD on March 15-19. The two $2,500 Student Research Awards recognize outstanding dermal toxicology research and development. The third annual Student Travel Award will go to a student of Hispanic origin or a student working on a project related to Hispanic health issues.

WASHINGTON, D.C., 6 March, 2009—Battelle’s contributions to the design and construction of a new Integrated Emergency Operations Center (IEOC) at the Pentagon were recognized in a dedication of the facility today. The IEOC consolidates emergency operations of the two key agencies responsible for protecting the Pentagon—the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) and the Washington Headquarters Service (WHS).

COLUMBUS, OH. 3 March, 2009—Battelle now has the expertise and equipment to offer complex, three-dimensional imaging to help investigate, analyze, or engineer materials at the microscopic level.

OAK RIDGE, TN. 27 February, 2009-- Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Will Minter has been presented with the 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Award for his contributions to science education, particularly students at historically black colleges and universities.

WASHINGTON, D.C. 19 February, 2009--Battelle’s Dr. David Moore was sworn in as a Special Government Employee and member of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) at a recent ceremony at the Pentagon.

COLUMBUS, OH. 19 February, 2009 - Battelle recently was selected to operate the Materials Management and Remediation (MMR) Center through August 2011 in an effort to accelerate the use of innovative technologies to improve environmental protection.

NEWARK. DE. 17 February, 2009– The U.S. fruit, vegetable and mass-market floral industry contributes $554 billion annually to the nation’s economy, impacting every state and every congressional district in the country, according to a new study from Battelle. The first-of-its-kind economic impact study of the industry – titled Economic Reach and Impact of the Fresh Produce and Floral Industry, commissioned by Produce Marketing Association (PMA) – used unprecedented economic modeling to analyze and measure the industry’s field-to-fork reach.

ORLANDO, FL. 17 February, 2009—Battelle, a Gold Sponsor at the Feb. 26-29 Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC) in Orlando, will present a session focused on bio-based and biodegradable materials.

COLUMBUS, OH. 16 February, 2009--Battelle accepted the 2008 Army Aviation Materiel Readiness Award for Contribution by a Major Contractor at a ceremony during the 35th Annual Joseph P. Cribbins Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama Feb. 11.

DUXBURY, MA. 11 February, 2009—Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization, has hired Dr. Paul Kirshen from Tufts University to lead an important climate change initiative.

COLUMBUS, OH. 3 February, 2009— When it comes to accelerating innovation to make products and uncover solutions to enhance or save our lives, there’s no disputing that Battelle is a world leader.

COLUMBUS, OH. 2 February, 2009-- Dr. Mani Vadari has joined Battelle as Vice President of its Energy Infrastructure business, Battelle announced today. Dr. Vadari has more than 20 years of experience delivering strategic solutions to the electric utility industry focusing primarily in Transmission/Distribution (T&D) grid operations, generation operations, energy markets, and Smart Grid. Dr. Vadari has authored over 25 articles in a variety of areas from Dispatcher Training Simulator (DTS) development to artificial neural networks to electricity utility deregulation and the Smart Grid.

COLUMBUS, OH. 30 January, 2009—Battelle held a recognition ceremony Jan. 29 to celebrate a prestigious honor bestowed upon it by the U.S. Department of Labor.

COLUMBUS, OH. 22 January, 2009— Neil Young said it in 1979: Rust never sleeps. Today, Battelle researchers have taken his words to heart. In their innovative heads, they have come up with a smart coating that can reveal where corrosion is forming on metal even though one can’t see the degradation with the naked eye.

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