The DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program provides an annual funding opportunity for researchers in universities and DOE national laboratories. Established in 2010, this program supports the individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), Biological and Environmental Research (BER), Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES), High Energy Physics (HEP), and Nuclear Physics (NP). You can find more information here.  

May 10, 2021

Nina Balke: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner

Nina Balke studies Li-ion batteries to eliminate performance bottlenecks, understand performance fade, and design better batteries.

April 19, 2021

Dan Melconian: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner

Physics professor Dan Melconian developed TAMUTRAP system, a unique tool for detecting positrons and protons from nuclear beta decay.

April 5, 2021

Arán Garcia-Bellido: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner

At the University of Rochester, Arán Garcia-Bellido studies the signatures of heavy particles for answers expanding the Standard Model of Physics.

March 29, 2021

Susannah Tringe: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner

Susannah Tringe studies complex interactions among microbes, nutrients, water, and other features to better understand greenhouse gas emissions.