Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Mike Bradley ()
Communications and External Relations


Joint Institute Breaks Ground on Expansion, International Partnership

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2008 — Twenty-five years after its founding, a joint research center in East Tennessee is taking on new growth and capabilities that will impact America's energy and security future.

The Joint Institute for Heavy Ion Research (JIHIR), founded in 1982, is a partnership between the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University.

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