A joint meeting in conjunction with PREMIER Network
Released: July 28, 2014
A joint symposium and tutorials organized by the Pacific Northwest AVS Science and Technology Society and Pooled Resources for Electron Microscopy Informatics Education and Research, or PREMIER, Network, will be held Sept. 16-19 at EMSL in Richland, Wash.
Honored for his postdoctoral achievements
Released: July 23, 2014
EMSL has selected Ernesto Nakayasu to receive the 2013 M.T. Thomas Award for Outstanding Postdoctoral Achievement. He will be honored at a ceremony Aug. 19 starting at 3:30 p.m. in the EMSL Auditorium. He will make a presentation on his research at that time and a reception will follow.
Identified projects meant to accelerate research
Released: July 22, 2014
Researchers attended the first Science Slam on July 21 to learn more about EMSL’s Leadership Science Acceleration projects – short-term research projects relevant to EMSL’s new science themes and science leadership areas.
He is being honored for outstanding scientific achievement and leadership
Released: July 21, 2014
Washington State Academy of Sciences’ membership has elected EMSL Chief Scientist Don Baer as a member of the academy for his outstanding scientific achievement and leadership. He will be inducted into the academy in September.
He will oversee Multiscale Modeling and High Performance Computing
Released: July 17, 2014
Tim Scheibe has been selected as lead scientist for EMSL’s Multiscale Modeling and High Performance Computing. In this role he will develop and implement a science strategy for multiscale modeling and high performance computing, including attracting high-quality staff and an active user community.
Researchers make liquid analysis breakthrough
Released: July 11, 2014
A team of scientists working at EMSL developed a first-of-a-kind invention that solves the problem of analyzing liquid surfaces or liquid-solid interfaces, and they’ve received an R&D 100 award from R&D Magazine. The device improves the study of cell growth, biofilms, and electron transfer in microbial communities and batteries.
Research hones pore-scale models
Released: July 11, 2014
Scientists from multiple institutions honed numerical models on data created at EMSL for more accurate pore-scale predictions.
Increasing battery’s storage capacity could allow devices to run longer
Released: July 09, 2014
A research team has developed a sponge-like silicon nanomaterial to replace the graphite electrode in lithium-ion batteries that could help them run longer on a single charge by giving the electrode the space it needs to expand without breaking.