About CMI

Jason Pries at Oak Ridge National Laboratory present the Critical Materials Institute webinar on Wednesday, January 10. In "Electric Motor Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: A Material Perspective," he described research in the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery group at ORNL. A video recording of the webinar is available in five parts: here is a link to the first part.  Also, a pdf file of the presentation is available.

CMI Highlights

Two CMI-funded research projects won R&D 100 Awards, which are an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year. 

  • "ACE: The Ageless Aluminum Revolution," was co-developed with Eck Industries, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ames Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • "Additively Printed High Performance Magnets" was co-developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ames Laboratory, the Critical Materials Institute, Magnet Applications Inc., Tru-Design Inc., and Momentum Technologies.

Link to 2017 R&D 100 Award winners