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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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  • 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 2005

 

DIRECTOR'S AWARD -

Outstanding Team Accomplishment:

  • Larry F. Allard, Douglas A. Blom, William H. Sides, Jr.

Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science & Technology:

  • Stephen J. Pennycook

 

OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY -

Distinguished Scientist

  • Lynn A. boatner

Inventor of the Year

  • Amit Goyal

Early Career Award Scientific Accomplishment

  • Sergei V. Kalinin

Scientific Research

  • Ho Hung Lee

R&D, Leadership at Group Level

  • Stephen J. Pennycook

 

OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT IN COMMUNITY SERVICE -

Exceptional Community Outreach by a Team

  • Roxanne Raschke