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Katy Delaney

Director, Media Relations

Office: 614-424-7208

Email: DelaneyK@battelle.org

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist

Office: 614-424-5544

Email: MasseyTR@battelle.org

Fast Facts

  • Battelle’s historical inventions have included contributions to the Xerox copy machine, cruise control, the compact disc and bar codes.

  • Battelle plays a crucial role in the U.S. chemical demilitarization program which aims to eliminate the world’s chemical weapon stockpile.

  • Battelle has invested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for years, including the founding of Metro Early College High School with the Ohio State University. Battelle Education, a non-profit venture, helps communities build STEM-focused schools, trains teachers and administrators and provides grants for STEM organizations.

  • Battelle is the largest, private, non-profit research and development organization in the world.

  • Battelle has helped develop vaccines and therapeutics for infectious disease threats and helped create improved neonatal respiratory treatments.

  • Battelle builds unique armored vehicles and other specialized tactical equipment for military troops.

  • Battelle began managing national laboratories for the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1965 and now has a role in managing six DOE labs and one for the Department of Homeland Security.


Inside Battelle Blog

Industry Solutions
Photo: Plastic Bottle

DARPA’s ReSource Program Aims for System that Makes Garbage Useful

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 15, 2021

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Battelle to help develop a prototype system for its new ReSource program.

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Carbon Management
Roadmap to implement CCUS now with Battelle

A Roadmap to CCUS Success

Posted by Jon Cartlidge on Feb 7, 2021

The CCUS journey can be intimidating, as well as financially and technically complicated. That’s why it’s best to start with a map and a plan.

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Research Infrastructure
Photo: Battelle NEON Spotlight Feb 2021

February 2021: What’s New With NEON?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 2, 2021

Learn about how a former NEON scientist discovered a new diatom species and how NEON is contributing to the creation of research center fueled by biological and environmental data.

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Carbon Management
Why Ethanol Producers Should Be Looking at CCUS Now

Why Ethanol Producers Should Look at CCUS Now

Posted by Jared Walker on Jan 25, 2021

CCUS is a viable option for producers looking to monetize CO2 emissions while reducing their carbon footprint. And now’s the time to get started.

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Lou Von Thaer

Lou Von Thaer, Battelle President & CEO

Leadership

Battelle is governed by a Board of Directors and led by a management team. Together, they serve as stewards of the vision of our founder, Gordon Battelle. Our leaders represent a rich blend of expertise gained through years of experience.

Board of Directors 

Senior Management

In the Community

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is in our company’s DNA. Whether it’s through charitable giving – both from employees and our corporate dollars – or the numerous hours volunteered, Battelle is making a difference.

Charitable Giving

Employee Action

Photo: Two Battelle staff members, young women, standing together during a Habitat For Humanity Project

Video: A historical overview of Battelle, its mission, innovations and contributions to the world.

Battelle Innovation: Yesterday & Today

Much has changed in the world in the last 80+ years. But what has remained the same since Battelle opened its doors in 1929 is our commitment to solving the world’s most pressing issues with groundbreaking science and technology, and our focus on giving back to the communities where we live and work.