William S. Key is project leader for the Advanced Photonics Program Development Project for Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, and head of the Engineering Physics Section of ORNL's Engineering Technology Division (the section is located at the Oak Ridge K-25 Site). He came to Oak Ridge in 1976 when he joined the Centrifuge Division as a staff scientist with the Centrifuge Physics Department. He served as manager of this department from 1981 to 1985. Before coming to Oak Ridge, he worked for nine years as a principal technologist for Teledyne Brown Engineering. There he worked on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Skylab Apollo Telescope Mount, Apollo-Soyuz Mission experiments, and early stages of the Hubble Telescope now in orbit. He has an M.S. degree in physics from the University of Alabama at Huntsville.
John C. Miller is leader of the Advanced Photonics Initiative, which embraces photonics-related research throughout Energy Systems, Inc. He is head of the Chemical Physics Section in ORNL's Health Sciences Research Division. He has a Ph.D degree in physical chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Miller came to ORNL in 1979, and four years later received an IR-100 Award from Industrial Research magazine for his development of a vacuum ultraviolet spectrometer. He has been an adjunct professor of chemistry at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He has been a NATO International Collaboration Fellow and a visiting scientist in France in 1982 and 1992. He is a fellow of both the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America.
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