Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

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


ORNL researcher to deliver showcase lecture on textile work

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 9, 1998 — Dr. Glenn Allgood of the Instrumentation & Controls Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will present a showcase lecture at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 12, on the topic "The AMTEX Computer-Aided Fabric Evaluation (CAFE) Project: An R&D investment in the U.S. Textile Industry."

The U.S. textile industry has a cooperative research and development agreement with ORNL and DOE to develop improved technology used to produce better and longer-lasting textile products. Allgood oversees the Oak Ridge CAFE program.

He earned an associate degree in mathematics from DeKalb (Ga.) College and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, as well as earned a master's degree in electrical engineering and a doctorate in science and mechanics and operation research/management science.

He is married to Janice Allgood, who is employed by ORNL's Chemical and Analytical Sciences Division. The Allgoods reside in Powell.

To attend the showcase lecture, call ORNL's Communications & Public Affairs office at 865-574-4165.

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