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COLUMBUS, OH. 8 June, 2009—Battelle today announced the hiring of Tim Sample as its Vice President for Special Programs. Sample came to Battelle after serving as President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and will leverage his experiences to provide Battelle clients with the technology they need to help make America safer.

Stratford-upon-Avon, England, 19 May, 2009—Battelle experts will chair panels at the 12th International Chemical Weapons Demilitarization Conference on May 18-21 and present papers at various sessions.

ATLANTA, GA. 18 May, 2009— States across America are failing to prepare students for pursuing biosciences in higher education—a key pipeline for developing the bioscience workforce of the future. A new report funded and researched by BIO, Battelle, and the Biotechnology Institute provides the first ever comprehensive study of middle and high school bioscience education in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. The report also finds a wide disparity across measures of student achievement in overall science and biosciences, an uneven record across states in incorporating the biosciences in state science standards, supporting focused bioscience education programs and higher level bioscience courses, and ensuring science and bioscience teachers are well qualified.

Dayton, OH. 15 May, 2009 —Sixty teams of students from across the United States proved their engineering skills at the FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) United States Open Championship in Dayton, Ohio, May 8-9. Battelle was the event’s primary sponsor.

WASHINGTON, D.C., 8 May, 2009—Battelle recently donated $1,500 to support the Bay Scallop Bowl, which is the New York Chapter of the National Ocean Science Bowl high school competition. Battelle staff has worked with the host, SUNY Stony Brook’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, since the competition’s inception eight years ago.

COLUMBUS, OH. 30 April, 2009—Innovation is the name of the game at Battelle and each year inventors who have distinguished themselves are recognized. This year, John Laudo was named the 2008 Battelle Inventor of the Year for his work in optical systems for sensors at the annual Recognition and Rewards Banquet in late April.

COLUMBUS, OH. 27 April, 2009 - Battelle has licensed its Opt-EFX™ electrohydrodynamic (EHD) technology for inhalation drug delivery applications to The Incubation Factory, a market accelerator focused on creating and growing high potential companies based on breakthrough technologies. The licensing of this Opt-EFX™ technology for inhalation drug delivery represents the commercialization of a Battelle innovation in healthcare.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. 23 April, 2009 – (ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the not-for-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, announced that Brian R. Schultz, CISSP-ISSMP, ISSAP, CISM, CISA, a member of its Advisory Board of the Americas, has been placed on the Honor Roll of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).

COLUMBUS, OH. 17 April, 2009— Battelle seeks to assist the energy industry in facing an unprecedented period of change brought on by a combination of market and regulatory drivers. During the course of the next two decades, electric power supply and management will be driven by a combination of increased demand, a need to expand infrastructure, and the increased pressure from legislation aimed at reducing the overall carbon footprint of the entire power system.

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.

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