AMES, Iowa â€“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.
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AMES, Iowa â€“ Alex King began his duties as director of the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory on Jan. 1, 2008. King becomes Ames Laboratoryâ€™s fourth director.
AMES, Iowa â€“ Thomas Lograsso has been appointed assistant director for the Division of Materials Science and Engineering, or DMSE, at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory. The appointment, which became effective immediately, was announced by Alex King, Ames Laboratory director.
AMES, Iowa â€“When it comes to designing something, itâ€™s hard to find a better source of inspiration than Mother Nature. Using that principle, a diverse, interdisciplinary group of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory is mimicking bacteria to synthesize magnetic nanoparticles that could be used for drug targeting and delivery, in magnetic inks and high-density memory devices, or as magnetic seals in motors
AMES, Iowa â€“ In only its second year of competition, a team of home schooled students from Cedar Rapids-Marion won the 18th annual Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University, here Saturday. The Cedar Rapids-Marion team defeated Central Academy of Des Moines 48-42 in the championship match.
AMES, Iowa â€“ Forty-eight teams of students from 44 different high schools across Iowa will put their science knowledge to the test as they compete on Saturday, Jan. 26, in the 18th annual Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University.
|Work is underway on the Spedding Auditorium remodeling project. Facilities workers have been busy with preliminary demolition, starting with removal of the seats. Bids for the contract to handle additional demolition and construction will be opened in mid July.|
|When you need a morning or afternoon snack, consider using the vending machines in TASF or Metals Development. You'll not only quell your hunger, you'll be helping out your fellow Lab employees. The Lab gets a commission on items sold and that money goes toward purchase of flowers sent to funeral services for employees and their family members. Selection in the machines was also updated to provide healthier snack options -- look for the green tabs on the "pushers."|
|On June 9, a production crew from Korean Broadcasting System visited Ames Lab to shoot scenes for a program on rare earth materials. The producer, director and videographer toured Materials Preparation Center and the labs of Bill McCallum, Iver Anderson and Karl Gschneidner.|
|Ames Laboratory Environment, Safety, Health, and Assurance manager Tom Wessels and industrial hygiene manager Jim Withers took the Lab's safety program on the road, so to speak, giving a presentation at the Syngenta Seeds, Inc. facility in Slater on June 15.|