Chicago Blues and the Science in Sound
Everyone knows about visualizing data, but few have heard of sonifying data. Nevertheless, sound has great potential for organizing, interpreting and sharing scientific knowledge. Sound can also be a powerful tool to learn more about culture and the natural world.
Argonne Energy Sciences Building Achieves LEED Gold
The Energy Sciences Building (ESB) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Congressional Testimony: Peter Littlewood
Testimony of Dr. Peter Littlewood
Director, Argonne National Laboratory
before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
March 17, 2015
New Sensor Array Changes the Data Collection Game
As urban populations increase, so too does the complexity involved in maintaining basic services like clean water and emergency services. But one of the biggest barriers to making cities “smarter”—for example, comprehensively monitoring sources of waterway pollutants in real time—is quick and easy access to data.
Manufacturing Serendipty: Chicago Innovation Exchange Enhancing Regional Vitality Through Research/ Investor Collaboration
With the help of some in the business community, the U.S. Department of Energy’s national laboratories have been increasing their engagement with local urban economies to maximize their potential as drivers of innovation and economic growth.
Delivering World-Class Research Safely and Efficiently
Argonne National Laboratory, located just outside of Chicago and one of the U.S. Department of Energy's largest national laboratories for scientific and engineering research, is managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
The University of Chicago has served as prime contractor of Argonne since the lab’s founding in 1946 as an outgrowth of the Manhattan Project and the University's Metallurgical Laboratory.
Through UChicago Argonne, LLC, the University of Chicago brings the best of commercial practices and marshals the talent of Illinois’ leading research universities to lead Argonne into the future. Argonne is operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC together with team member Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. This relationship underscores the University’s commitment to delivering world-class research through the safe and efficient management and operation of Argonne National Laboratory.