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Argonne People of Climate Change
People of Climate Change. Newswise — From simulating climate to creating more fuel-efficient vehicles, Argonne is home to many teams that tackle different aspects of climate change. Here are a few of those innovators.
The climate crisis is one of the biggest and most challenging obstacles humans have ever faced. People from all walks of life will need to come together to help the world overcome this global emergency. Here at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, scientists and support staff are tirelessly striving for a more sustainable and environmentally friendly world. It would be impossible to chase down all the incredible stories taking place at Argonne, but we’ve done our best to collect thoughts from some of the best and brightest minds currently working on solutions to the climate crisis.
Jessica Durham Macholz is a materials scientist in the Applied Materials Division at Argonne. She is a lead investigator in DOE’s ReCell Center for advanced battery recycling, where she investigates safe and cost-effective recycling processes for lithium-ion batteries .
Macholz has always been interested in making materials, but it wasn’t until grad school that she truly became interested in batteries .
“ Batteries are a way to store […]