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  • Initiative partners students with companies licensing technologies
    (The Knoxville News Sentinel) Tony Bova said he hopes one day to start his own company bringing biobased technologies to market...Bova has been working with ORNL researcher Amit Naskar, who developed the lignin-derived plastic technology as well as Adam McCall, president and CEO of TennEra LLC, which has filed a licensing agreement for its exclusive use...9/28/14
  • ORNL scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - (Claudia Cantoni) - New measurements of atomic-scale magnetic behavior in iron-based superconductors by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University are challenging conventional wisdom about superconductivity and magnetism. ..8/21/14

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  • Materials - Less costly carbon fiber - June 03, 2014 - A newly patented system that uses microwave energy could greatly reduce the cost of producing carbon fiber from polymer precursors while cutting the amount of effluent gases. The technology, invented by a team that includes Felix Paulauskas of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, consists of an elongated atmosphere-controlled chamber in which the material undergoes complete carbonization.

 

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What problem are you working on?

  • Athena Safa-Sefat - Superconductors - published on Apr 21, 2014 - Athena Safa Sefat explains how scientists are improving the superconductivity of materials and eliminating wasted energy.

  • Valentino Cooper - Complex Materials - published on Apr 17, 2014 - Valentino Cooper uses some of the world's most powerful computing to understand how materials work at subatomic levels, studying breakthroughs such as piezoelectrics, which convert mechanical stress to electrical energy.
  • Science Saturday Resources - Jan. 18, 2014 - High Temp Superconductors: Wanna Levitate? - Team: Amit Goyal, Thomas Maier, and Athena Safa-Sefat, Michael Coffey, Gene Ice. Master Teacher: Frank Wood, Oak Ridge High School

 

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ORNL Awards Night 2004

 

OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY -

Early Career Award for Engineering Accomplishment:

  • Winner: Nidia C. Gallego
  • Citation: For Exceptional potential for leadership in applied materials engineering and for exemplary early career accomplishments.

Distinguished Scientist:

  • Winner: C. T. Liu
  • Citation: For research on advanced materials, both in increasing fundamental understanding of their mechnical properties and in their application to energy systems.

 

OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT IN LABORATORY OPERATIONS -

Secretarial Support:

  • Winner: Pam Hadley
  • Citation: For excellent organization skills; knowledge of job responsibilities; a friendly, team approach, and a remarkable energy level that permits accomplishing an incredible array of tasks.

 

OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT IN COMMUNITY SERVICE -

Volunteerism by a team:

  • Winner: Shirley Shugart
  • Citation: For a phenomenal team effort in planning and coordinating ORNL's first International Festival to enhance awareness of ORNL's cultural diversity while raising $3,500 for the 2003 United Way campaign)