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2014

SRNL Innovation to Keep the Country Charged

AIKEN, S.C. (April 1, 2014) – It’s a first-world problem needing a high-tech solution - how to keep portable electronic and communications devices charged for longer periods of time and for less money. The need to charge phones, tablets, and... MORE>>

SRNL’s John Dewes Receives Hungary’s Golden Cross of Merit

AIKEN, S.C. (March 24, 2014) – The Director of Global Security at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory has been awarded the Golden Cross of Merit of the Republic of Hungary... MORE »

Natural Gas to Fuel Cars

AIKEN, S.C. (February 4, 2014) – As part of his State of the Union Address, President Obama called for improved use of natural gas in transportation and industry. SRNL is doing it's part to help promote this effort.... MORE »

Area High School Student Job Shadows at National Laboratory

AIKEN, S.C. (February 3, 2014) – It’s not every day a high school student experiences life at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)... MORE »

2013

Dr. Sam Fink Earns Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award

AIKEN, S.C. (December 31, 2013) – Savannah River National Laboratory’s Dr. Sam Fink has been named the 2013 winner of the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement award, the highest distinction given by SRNL to recognize the ideals of technical excellence and leadership... MORE »

Prototype System Brings Advantages of Wireless Technology to Secure Environment

AIKEN, S.C. (December 18, 2013) – Wireless networks have become commonplace in homes, restaurants and retail environments, but up to now, they have not been suitable for secure environments... MORE »

Ruth Patrick’s Work Opens Doors for SRNL Environmental Remediation

AIKEN, S.C. (December 10, 2013) – One of the country’s leaders in providing the groundwork for modern environmental science is being remembered for her many contributions. Dr. Ruth Patrick died in September at the age of 105. Her lifetime of work helped establish new fields of research and a robust legacy of environmental... MORE »

SRNL Innovation Contributes to Clemson University’s Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility and Electrical Grid Simulator

AIKEN, S.C. (November 21, 2013) – The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) is proud to be part of Clemson University’s new Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility and Electrical Grid Laboratory. This public-private collaboration in electrical energy research , education and testing will be capable of full-scale... MORE »

Area Students Explore SRS Nuclear Facilities during National Science Week

AIKEN, S.C. (Nov. 14, 2013) – In support of National Nuclear Science Week, dozens of students and teachers recently spent time with Savannah River National Laboratory scientists, touring the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site... MORE »

Students Travel to SRNL for Unique Intern Experience

AIKEN, S.C. (Nov. 13, 2013) – How many college intern students can say they’ve worked at a Department of Energy National Laboratory on a Federal Homeland Security project to develop handheld, mobile devices used to detect radioactivity at large gatherings of people? California Polytechnic State University student... MORE »

Aiken County, SRNS Collaborate To Expand National Laboratory Space

AIKEN, SC (November 4, 2013) – Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) researchers are now occupying 6,435 square feet of new, modern laboratory and support space at Aiken County’s Applied Research Center (ARC), located in the Savannah River Research Campus adjacent to the Savannah River Site... MORE »

SRNL Named Industry Leader in Safety

AIKEN, S.C. (July 24, 2013) – The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) is being honored with the 2013 Industry Leader Award for safety by the National Safety Council. SRNL was one of only 55 organizations across the country to receive the designation. Another organization receiving the award is Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the management and operations contractor for the Savannah River Site, including SRNL. The award benchmarks outstanding safety achievements... MORE »

Vegetable Oil Used to Treat Groundwater Contamination

AIKEN, S.C. (July 16, 2013) – A common household product is being used at the Savannah River Site (SRS) to treat groundwater contamination, saving an estimated $27 million and significantly reducing cleanup time. Vegetable oil is being used to treat hazardous chlorinated solvents in groundwater beneath T Area, a former laboratory and production facility at SRS. Switching to this biodegradable treatment approach is expected to meet environmental cleanup objectives in one-third the time of traditional techniques, saving millions of dollars of Federal cleanup funds. MORE »

SRNL to Collaborate with Nuclear Protection Products

AIKEN, SC  (July 15, 2013) – An agreement signed in Aiken sets the stage for collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Nuclear Protection Products (NPP), a Norwegian manufacturer, on a possible next generation of radioactive material packaging systems for the world’s nuclear materials.. MORE »

SRNL's Dr. Robert L. Sindelar Returns from Appointment in Japan

AIKEN, S.C. (June 11, 2013) – Savannah River National Laboratory Senior Advisory Engineer, Dr. Robert Sindelar, has returned from his three-month assignment as an Embassy Science Fellow to support the Government of Japan. Sindelar was one of three scientists selected for the appointment through the US State Department Office of Science and Technology Cooperation. MORE »

Wireless Project Can Improve DOE, NNSA Secure Communications

AIKEN, S.C. (June 6, 2013) – While wireless technology has become commonplace for many applications, concerns about security have traditionally prevented its use for transmitting data that is not intended for public disclosure. A project at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), however, is combining the benefits of wireless networks with security levels suitable for even classified data .MORE »

SRS Railcar Platform Granted US Patent

AIKEN, S.C. (April 22, 2013) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has been awarded a US Patent for a unique ladder attachment platform. This innovative safety feature is designed to connect to the ladder rungs of a railcar and was invented by Principal Engineer Richard Swygert. MORE »

SRNL, Hadron Technologies Sign License Agreement for Hybrid Microwave System

AIKEN, S.C. (March 19, 2013) – Hadron Technologies, Inc., a microwave technology and systems development and manufacturing company with offices in Tennessee and Colorado, has signed a license for a Hybrid Microwave and Off-Gas Treatment System developed by the Savannah River National Laboratory, the Department of Energy’s applied science laboratory located at the Savannah River Site. MORE »

SRNL Study to Advance Innovation for Natural Gas Fueled Vehicles

AIKEN, S.C. (February 21, 2013) –  The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) in partnership with Ford Motor Company, the University of California-Berkeley, and BASF has been awarded $5.5 million by the Department of Energy to help develop vehicles fueled by natural gas.  This research will explore an innovative low-pressure material-based natural gas fuel system for automobiles and other light vehicles. MORE »

SRNL Researcher Named as Embassy Science Fellow

AIKEN, SC (February 7, 2013) -- Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) researcher Dr. Robert Sindelar has begun a two month assignment in Japan as a U.S. Embassy Science Fellow. MORE »

 

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