Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

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


Two named LMER corporate fellows

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 29, 2000 — Two researchers at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have been named corporate fellows of Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation.

They are Dr. Steven Lindberg of the Environmental Sciences Division and Dr. Francois Pin of the Robotics and Process Systems Division. LMER corporate fellows are selected for their significant contributions over many years and are acknowledged by their peers throughout the United States and other nations.

Lindberg was recognized for his continuing accomplishments in environmental and atmospheric chemistry. Pin was honored for his accomplishments in his work with robotics and intelligent machines.

Lindberg is a senior research staff member and leader of the mercury research group in the Environmental Sciences Division. He earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Duke University, a master's degree in chemical oceanography from Florida State University and a doctorate in geochemistry from Florida State. Lindberg is an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee and the University of Michigan. He sits on the editorial boards of three international journals. He has also taught and lectured internationally in Europe and has co-authored 200 publications on environmental chemistry. Lindberg and his wife, Kay, live in Kingston.

Pin is chief scientist in the Robotics and Process Systems Division and principal investigator for ORNL's Center for Engineering Systems Advanced Research. He leads research activities for the development of robotic and intelligent machines, human-like reasoning, sensor-based decision-making and human-machine synergistic systems. He serves on the editorial boards of several international journals related to robotics and automation sciences. Pin earned a master's degree and doctorate in mechanical engineering and aerospace sciences from the University of Rochester. He and his wife, Dottie, live in West Knoxville.

ORNL is a DOE multiprogram research facility managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation.