Tag Archives: Department of Energy

DOE Unveils $122M Funding Opportunity for Coal Research Centers

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) plans to award $122 million in funds to support facilities that will utilize coal to produce carbon-based offerings. DOE is seeking to create new approaches that will extract and handle critical minerals and rare earth elements from coal through the funding opportunity.

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DOE, Cold Climate Housing Research Center Form Research Partnership on Circumpolar Climate

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DoE) has teamed up with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Alaska to update research capacities in harsh climates. DOE said Monday that the partnership will allow the department to test and evaluate various technologies under austere climate conditions through the use of research materials in the circumpolar region.

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Former DOE Exec Kyle Yunaska Joins NASA as Deputy Chief of Staff

Kyle Yunaska

Kyle Yunaska, former director of the National Laboratory Operations Board, has been appointed to serve as NASA's deputy chief of staff, SpaceRef reported Thursday. He joined the Department of Energy in 2017 to serve in the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, then went on to lead coordination and collaborative pursuits across national laboratories.

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AFRL, Lawrence Livermore National Lab Partner to Mitigate Metal 3D Printing Issues

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are studying ways to mitigate issues in 3D printing or additively manufacturing metal parts. An AFRL-based team has used serial sectioning, a 3D metallographic method, to address metal printing issues such as liquid splatters, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Friday.

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