Pacific Northwest National Laboratory News

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is one of the United States Department of Energy’s national laboratories, managed by the DOE’s Office of Science. Located in Richland, Washington, PNNL was founded in 1965 and focuses on a wide array of scientific research, including chemistry, environmental science, and data analytics. The laboratory is renowned for its work in advanced materials, energy (both renewable and nuclear), and national security. PNNL employs thousands of scientists and engineers, and collaborates extensively with various industries, academic institutions, and other government agencies to advance scientific frontiers and solve complex problems. The lab is also a leader in grid modernization, energy efficiency technologies, and the development of sustainable solutions for environmental restoration and waste management.