AMES, Iowa – The Midwest Forensics Resource Center, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University’s Institute for Physical Research and Technology, will receive approximately $3 million in 2008 from the National Institute of Justice.
AMES, Iowa –Ames Laboratory Director Alex King has announced an additional change to the leadership team at Ames Laboratory. Ames Laboratory scientist Cynthia Jenks has been named to a newly created position as Assistant Director for Scientific Planning.
AMES, Iowa – Matthew Vannette, a graduate student in the Condensed Matter Physics program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, has been selected by the DOE Office of Science as one of 16 outstanding research participants to attend the 58th International Convention of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 29 – July 4. The 2008 meeting will focus on physics.
AMES, Iowa –The United States Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, in cooperation with the Ames Police and the Ames Public Library, will sponsor Safe Kids Sunday, a free child photo ID event, on Sunday, May 18, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue.
AMES, Iowa – In a ceremony on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, eight Ames Laboratory scientists received “Outstanding Mentor” awards from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. The awards were for their work mentoring students in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship, or SULI, program coordinated by the DOE’s Ames Laboratory.
AMES, Iowa – Patricia Thiel has been appointed division director for Science and Technology at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory. The appointment, which becomes effective May 1, 2008, was announced by Alex King, Ames Laboratory director.
AMES, Iowa – Three scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have been recognized for their exceptional efforts in assessing manuscripts for American Physical Society journals. Doug Finnemore, senior physicist, Bruce Harmon, deputy Lab director and senior physicist, and a third physicist who requested to remain anonymous are in the inaugural group of Outstanding Referee award winners.
AMES, Iowa – Evans Middle School of Ottumwa edged out LeMars 34-26 to win the 2008 Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Middle School Science Bowl here on Saturday, April 19. Council Bluffs St. Albert was third and Home Schools of Eastern Iowa was fourth in the 16-team science and math quiz bowl competition.
AMES, Iowa – The competition is expected to be fierce on Friday, April 18, when middle school students from across the state of Iowa gather to race hydrogen fuel-cell cars they’ve built for the highly popular Middle School Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University.