EESD Review

Exascale Computing: Accelerating the Path to Born-Qualified

The science of metal additive manufacturing (AM) today is focused on the quest for born-qualified parts: components that can roll off the print bed and be ready for direct use, including in critical structures like vehicles, airplanes and power plants. To accelerate the work, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) national...

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Engineering energy solutions with Claire Luttrell

Variety is the spice of life for Claire Luttrell, who has used her engineering expertise to support a range of projects at ORNL from designing energy system components to providing systems for capturing and analyzing large data sets.

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Exploring the microbial world with Mircea Podar

Mircea Podar has travelled around the world and to the bottom of the ocean in pursuit of scientific discoveries, but it is the uncharted territory he encounters when working with new microbes that inspires his research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Getting a (wireless) charge out of power electronics with Omer Onar

Growing up, Omer Onar dreamed of being an astronaut and working in space science. Today he’s involved in the science of space—in this case the gap between a magnetic coil and an electric vehicle being charged with wireless technology.    

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Complementary algae grow better together

A research team studying ways to increase algae growth for use in biofuels at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has made a fundamental discovery about the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem productivity.

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New platform puts autonomous bus in motion: Dean Deter

Dean Deter has a knack for what he calls “tinkering.” A self-proclaimed gear head, Deter grew up around computers and cars, satisfying his curiosity to understand how anything with an engine or hardware works.

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ORNL develops new capability to evaluate human-driven change in Eastern U.S. streams

A stream classification system developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can help assess physical changes to United States streams and rivers from human influences and aid in more effective management of water resources.

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