The 2018 Critical Materials Institute's Annual Meeting, Sept. 5-6 in Ames, featured keynote presentations by Valri Lightner (left), Senior Technical Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Office, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy, and Chris Haase (right) CMI Director.

Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program student Katrina Fauser, who worked with mentor Tanya Prozorov, explains her research project to Ames Laboratory scientist Emily Smith during the session's closing poster session on Aug. 1.

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with DOE’s Ames Laboratory, have reported an important and unexpected reaction mechanism — called “redox behavior” — on the surface of catalyst support materials that have application in the chemical industry. READ MORE

Ames Laboratory research was featured on back-to-back covers, June and July, of JOM, the Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.

On May 30, Ames Laboratory hosted a workshop with representatives from other National Laboratories and scientists from around the country to discuss opportunities for single-crystal neutron diffraction studies of quantum materials under pressure – an area of expertise for Ames Laboratory. READ MORE

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