Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


Fox named Engineering Technology Division head

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 24, 1997 — E.C. (Ted) Fox has been named director of the Engineering Technology Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Fox has worked for 22 years in Oak Ridge conducting and managing research in nuclear and fossil power systems and developing new technologies. His research experience includes technical and engineering economic assessments of advanced power systems and development of combustion technologies.

He was a member of a team that conducted assessments of new program opportunities and assisted in the management transition from Union Carbide to the former Martin Marietta Corporation. Fox served for nine years as head of the division's Engineering Analysis Section, supervising research for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Nuclear Plant Aging Reactors and Severe Accident Technology programs as well as the evaluation of advanced nuclear reactors.

Fox earned bachelor's and master's degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Idaho. He came to Oak Ridge after serving four years in the U.S. Navy, including one year in Vietnam.

He and his wife, Brenda, reside in Louisville. They have a grown son, Terry, and a granddaughter, Elizabeth.

ORNL, one of DOE's multiprogram national research and development facilities, is managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation.