Argonne has had a significant impact on the Illinois economy. Through its innovative research, technological advancements, and programming to support science education, the laboratory attracts visitors, funding, and jobs to the state.

In FY 2010, Argonne

  • Hosted 5,500+ visiting researchers at its eight user facilities
  • Created nearly 5,000 jobs in Illinois
  • Generated $213.7 million in income to Illinois households
  • Added $696.9 million in economic output to the Illinois economy

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Leading scientist Daniel Abraham

Leading scientist Daniel Abraham conducts research in the field of lithium-ion batteries.