Author: Paul Menser

INL Earns Spot #8 as a Best Place to Work for Women, Diverse Managers

For the fourth straight year, Idaho National Laboratory earned a place on DiversityMBA’s annual list of best places to work for women and diverse managers, this time coming in at No. 8, its highest ranking yet. DiversityMBA is an organization that specializes in analyzing and benchmarking inclusion in talent management practices. Its annual “50 Out Front” list, which appears in

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Florida company TAPs into answers

For Juan Carlos Villatoro, what began as a simple internet search for information that could help him extract high-value minerals from used cellphones and laptops might now seem like a big twist of fate. The clean energy entrepreneur from Jacksonville, Florida, most likely didn’t expect a connection to Idaho National Laboratory that would eventually result in his business, Alquimista, receiving

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Making a smaller target for hackers: Technology keeps industrial control systems safer by limiting online access

You don’t have to be William Tell with a bow and arrow to know that a smaller target is harder to hit. In today’s world of cybersecurity, the fewer opportunities there are for hackers to make trouble, the less chance there is of it happening. OpDefender, an innovation developed at Idaho National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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National & Homeland Security

Nuclear forensics team braves winds to learn fallout collection techniques

Although the likelihood of a terrorist nuclear attack is extremely low, a lot of work is required to prepare for such an unthinkable event. That’s why a response team assembled by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) recently trained in eastern Idaho’s desert on ways to collect and analyze simulated debris from a nuclear detonation.

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Integrated Energy

Idaho lab unveils industrial-scale advanced manufacturing technology

The future of the manufacturing industry depends on advancements that lead to decarbonization. At Idaho National Laboratory, a ribbon cutting event recently unveiled first-of-its-kind electric field assisted sintering (EFAS) technology. At the event, the lab showcased the world’s largest direct current sintering equipment, DCS-800.

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Idaho National Laboratory