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Former Ames Laboratory Science Bowl student returns as Science Bowl coach

In 1998, when Tim Titus competed in his first Science Bowl competition as a junior at Ogden High School, he was too nervous to answer any questions. By his second year, he’d risen to the rank of “Player One” and was a fast draw on the buzzer. Thirteen years later, he’s become a vocal advocate of the science- and math-focused program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University – and the first former student to return to the regional competition as head of his own team.


IPAT named one of "America's Next Top Energy Innovators"


Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies  was announced by U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu as one of the top three startup companies – based on a public vote and an expert review – in the “America’s Next Top Energy Innovator” challenge. The Nevada, Iowa based company is using technology developed at the DOE's Ames Laboratory to efficiently produce a variety products using titanium powder.




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