CMI researchers from Ames National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory conducted the research for this highlight.
- Critical Materials Institute (CMI) won five awards across three categories of the R&D World awards program.
- These bring the total CMI R&D 100 Awards received to 12.
- R&D Technician of the Year: Olena Palasyuk, Ames National Laboratory CMI Safety Coordinator.
- R&D 100 Award: Critical Rare Earth Free Cerium Gap Magnets, Critical Materials Institute, Ames National Laboratory, and BUNTING-DuBois. Developed through CMI project led by Andriy Palasyuk, Ames Lab.
- R&D 100 Award: EASE: Ether-based Aqueous Separations and Extractions, Idaho National Laboratory and Ames National Laboratory. Developed through CMI project led by Aaron Wilson, Idaho National Laboratory.
- R&D 100 Award and Special Recognition: Green Technology, Bronze Award: A continuous hot-roll process to manufacture nanograin Neo magnet, Critical Materials Institute, Ames National Laboratory. Developed through CMI project led by Jun Cui, Ames National Laboratory.
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