The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory partners with emergency management and public safety professionals to define, develop, test and deploy technologies to improve response and recovery
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland has been honored by the International Code Council and Institute for Market Transformation for bringing national attention to building energy conservation and sustainability.
Computational scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are collaborating with colleagues from around the world, in government, academia and industry, to take supercomputers to the next level of performance.
Work is continuing in Washington state to improve scientists’ understanding of how heat rises from inside the Earth, increasing chances that geothermal energy could become a mainstream commercial source.
Imagine a future in which agricultural, animal and even human waste is used to produce fuels and high-value chemicals. This may seem far-fetched, but researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are working hard to make it a reality.
Like detectives looking for clues, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been working on ways to identify the “fingerprints” of potential chemical threats for nearly a decade. The ability to identify a particular agent and attribute its source is key to responding to and even preventing these threats.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will work with the Department of Homeland Security to process and analyze small samples of plutonium for a database of information about plutonium from different sources.
Battelle, which operates DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, wants more academic preschool options in north Richland to help retain and recruit staff. It is collaborating with WSU Tri-Cities and the Tri-Cities Research District to attract high-quality academic preschools.
Ruby Leung and Johannes Lercher of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland were elected to the National Academy of Engineering of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory pilots are testing the new ArcticShark unmanned aerial vehicle, which will be used to collect atmospheric data in the Arctic for ARM climate science research. It’s at the Pendleton UAS Range, where it is flying with manned aircraft in controlled airspace.