WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 32 of the R&D 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine. The annual awards are given in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year. The R&D 100 Awards were presented on Friday, November 16th in Orlando, Florida. “The Department of Energy is one of the largest supporters of technology transfer in the federal government, and these awards demonstrate the incredible value that our national laboratories continue to provide to our nation,” said U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry. “We congratulate this year’s winners, who are helping to lead the way to a more secure and prosperous energy future.” DOE’s national laboratories have received more than 800 R&D 100 awards since the annual competition began in 1962. The awards are selected by an independent panel of judges based on the technical significance, uniqueness, and usefulness of projects and technologies from across industry, government, and academia. Many of these projects were developed in collaboration with private companies or academic institution...