Javier Vela, scientist with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and an assistant professor in chemistry at Iowa State University, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in Chemical Sciences. The award is given by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and is sponsored by the ACS Committee on Minority Affairs. The award honors nominees who have created and fostered ongoing programs or activities that result in increased numbers of persons from diverse and underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, or
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Could I squeeze by you? Ames Laboratory scientists model molecular movement within narrow channels of mesoporous nanoparticles10/16/2014
Jim Evans, Chemical and Biological Sciences, 515-294-1638
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Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed deeper understanding of the ideal design for mesoporous nanoparticles used in catalytic reactions, such as hydrocarbon conversion to biofuels. The research will help determine the optimal diameter of channels within the nanoparticles to maximize catalytic output.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory see amazing potential in 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and are focusing research toward further advances in the technology.
Today is National Lab Day on Capitol Hill, a day to celebrate how the National Lab System is helping secure and advance the U.S.'s global competitiveness, economic future, and national security.
Finding ways to ensure the planet’s supply of rare earths and other materials necessary for clean energy technologies is a global challenge, and experts from around the world gathered to meet it at the fourth annual EU-US-Japan Trilateral Conference on Critical Materials on Monday.