Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where teams of world-class researchers work alongside experts from industry, academia, and other government laboratories to address vital national challenges in clean energy, environment, technology, and national security.

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Army Research Laboratory

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is the Army's central, laboratory. Its diverse assortment of unique facilities and dedicated workforce of government and private sector partners make up the largest source of world-class integrated research and analysis in the Army.

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Cornell University

Cornell’s mission is to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge, to educate the next generation of global citizens, and to promote a culture of broad inquiry throughout and beyond the Cornell community.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley Lab is a multidisciplinary national laboratory located in Berkeley, California, on a hillside directly above the campus of the University of California at Berkeley. The site consists of 76 buildings located on 183 acres, which overlook both the campus and the San Francisco Bay.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The MIT community is driven by a shared purpose: to make a better world through education, research, and innovation. We are fun and quirky, elite but not elitist, inventive and artistic, obsessed withnumbers, and welcoming to talented peopleregardless of where they come from.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

With nearly 25 years of proven success in chemical and molecular science and particular focus on interfacial processes, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is helping resolve fundamental issues around today’s lithium-ion batteries and tomorrow’s batteries for electric vehicles and intermittent, renewable energy sources.

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Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a national security laboratory with a long history of leading research and development of energy storage technologies. We have cradle-to-grave responsibility for all power sources for Department of Energy defense programs, and apply our expertise to support Department of Defense applications.

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is home to a two-mile linear accelerator—the longest in the world. Originally a particle physics research center, SLAC is now a multipurpose laboratory for astrophysics, photon science, accelerator, and particle physics research. Six scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize for work carried out at SLAC, and the future of the laboratory promises to be just as extraordinary.

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United Technologies Research Center

Addressing the challenges that come from increasing levels of urbanization and globalization—such as the needs for greater efficiency, integration, and performance in modern technologies—serve as the driving force behind UTRC's explorations. As such, our researchers focus on the big picture, investigating the “what ifs” of advanced propulsion and power, energy storage, building efficiency, autonomy and human-machine interaction, and revolutionary aircraft systems.

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University of Chicago

Located in the community of Hyde Park on Chicago’s South Side, just 15 minutes from the city center, the University of Chicago is uniquely positioned to contribute to, and draw from, the strength and diversity of this world-class metropolis. We have also made an indelible mark on the world at large.

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University of Illinois at Chicago

A major research university in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities, UIC provides a world-class education for its students. We are committed to creating and disseminating new knowledge as a university of growing national and international stature.

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University of Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois is one of the preeminent research universities in the world. Illinois innovation has quite literally shaped modern life. From the first Internet browser capable of showing images, to the LED that illuminates our alarm clocks, streetlights, and portable electronic devices, to the MRI ¬all were conceived of by Illinois faculty or alumni.

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University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky has a wide array of programs that allow for excellence in multidisciplinary studies and fosters an environment of cooperative engagement across all colleges, programs, and research endeavors.

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University of Michigan

Based in Ann Arbor with satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn, the University of Michigan (U-M) was founded in 1817 and today enrolls more than 58,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The U-M is one of the nation’s leading public research universities with research spending of $1.24 billion for 2010-11.

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University of Notre Dame

The gilded Golden Dome and statue of Mary atop the Main Building proclaim the Notre Dame campus as a place where faith is treasured and diverse traditions shared and respected.

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University of Utah

The University of Utah is a public research university in Salt Lake City, Utah. As the state's flagship university, the University of Utah offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs.

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