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Ames Lab, ISU researcher developing new computing approach to materials science

Krishna Rajan of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory is using data mining, information theory and statistical learning concepts to develop a new approach to discovering materials. Like other methods of materials informatics, Rajan's approach can collect large amounts of data. But he's also developing ideas to target the data that's most relevant to solving a particular problem. Image

Ames Laboratory, Iowa Waste Reduction Center win award for improving virtual reality spray paint training software

Spray paint training and designing next-generation power plants don’t seem, at first glance, to have much to do with one another. But, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory recently partnered with the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at the University of Northern Iowa to improve spray paint training using a virtual engineering software toolkit. The software enhancements have recently won a regional Federal Laboratory Consortium award for applying federal developed technology to industry needs.

Flu shots available Oct 3-19

Image Flu shots for Ames Lab and Iowa State University employees will be available Oct. 3-19 in room 205 TASF. Shots will be administered by Occupational Medicine staff 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily throughout the period. No appointment is necessary but employees are asked to bring their ISU card/university ID along to the shot clinic.

Tips for dealing with conflict

Conflict happens to all of us in some shape or form from time to time.  Whether in our personal lives or at work, minor or major, with one person or many – it’s lurking out there.  Luckily, each and every one of us has some amount of control and choice in resolving conflict.  Here are some tips to keep in mind when dealing with conflict. Image


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