Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

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


Lazarus elected APS Fellow

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 6, 1998 — Dr. Edward A. Lazarus of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been elected to Fellowship in the American Physical Society (APS).

Lazarus received the honor for his insight and leadership in advanced plasma shape control for improving tokomak performance. Election to Fellowship in APS is limited to no more than one-half of one percent of the membership.

He joined ORNL's Fusion Energy Division in 1979 and is a senior research staff member. Lazarus received his bachelor's degree and doctorate in physics from the University of Massachusetts.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1964. He is a member of the Southwestern Yacht Club.

Lazarus currently is on a long-term assignment to General Atomics in San Diego. He has a son, Michael, also in San Diego.

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