Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies is one of several companies vying for the title of America's Next Top Energy Innovator as part of a program sponsored by the Department of Energy to help start-up companies license technology developed at the national laboratories. The public will be able to vote early in 2012 to help choose the company that will be honored as the Top Energy Innovator.
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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory have released a new version of integration software that will help engineers develop greener power plants. The application, called VE-PSI 3.0, helps engineers design power plants more efficiently and at less cost by integrating large amounts of design and plant operations data in an integrated computational environment.
|This is the holiday e-card sent out to colleagues and friends of the Ames Laboratory. Be sure to check out the background pattern closely.|
Ames Laboratory's Cynthia Jenks, assistant director for scientific planning and division director of chemical and biological sciences, has been elected as a 2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Jenks and four Iowa State University colleagues were elected AAAS Fellows for their "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications."
Paul Canfield, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory, has won a 2011 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award in recognition of his outstanding work in synthesizing and characterizing materials in single crystal form.
|The 10th annual Ames Lab Employees Holiday Auction, scheduled for Dec. 14, is drawing an ever growing number of items, but more are needed. Proceeds from this year's auction will go toward the Story County Dental Clinic.|
|The 2012 Ames Lab/ISU Science Bowl is drawing near and we're looking for volunteers. The high school event is Saturday, Jan. 28 and the middle school event is Feb. 24-25.|
|A new class of former employees from the Ames Laboratory was recently added to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Actâ€™s (EEOICPA) Special Exposure Cohort (SEC). The new class covers employees who worked at the Lab during the period from Aug. 13, 1942 through Dec. 31, 1970.|