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  • American Physical Society honors three from ORNL - OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2015- Three researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been honored with fellowships from the American Physical Society. Bobby Sumpter, Randy Fishman and Thomas Papenbrock were each recognized for their exceptional contributions to the physical sciences.
  • Safa-Sefat, featured in 40 under Forty - (2015) Athena, a researcher in the Materials S&T Division, describes her research in superconductivity and solid-state chemistry in her profile. Roderick, leader of the Bulding Envelope Systems group in the Building Technologies Research & Integration Center, relates his career in energy efficient buildings research with his family's background in building and construction.
  • Goyal elected NAI fellow, takes SUNY-Buffalo post - (2015) The National Academy of Inventors has elected Materials S&T Division research and Corporate Fellow Amit Goyal fellow. The University at Buffalo (State University of New York) has named Amit as the first director of UB's Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (UB RENEW) Institute, following an international search.

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  • Goyal elected NAI fellow, takes SUNY-Buffalo post - (2015) The National Academy of Inventors has elected Materials S&T Division research and Corporate Fellow Amit Goyal fellow.

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  • Materials - Efficient catalysts - January 13, 2015 - Reduction of pollution from vehicles and power plants relies, in large part, on how effectively catalysts can oxidize nitric oxide (NO). Advancing such catalyst performance requires a better understanding of the noble metals used in catalytic converters.

 

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ORNL Awards Night 2009

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY -

Early Career Award for Engineering Accomplishment

  • Winner: Claus Daniel
  • Citation: For catalyzing, through technical insights, strategic vision, and team building, research at ORNL in energy storage and for laying the groundwork for substantial funding increases by articulating specialized
    and unique battery research and development.  

Scientific Research

  • Winners: David G. Mandrus, Andrew D. Christianson*, Olivier A. Delaire*, Mao-Hua Du, Mark D. Lumsden*, Michael A. McGuire, Stephen E. Nagler*, Brian C. Sales, Athena Safa-Sefat, David J. Singh
    *Neutron Scattering Science Division

  • Citation: For moving quickly, comprehensively, and expertly to study the properties of a new family of high-temperature superconductors (layered FeAs) and, in so doing, establishing a clear world leadership position for ORNL


 Distinguished Engineer

  • Winner: Gerard M. Ludtka
  • Citation: For visionary and pioneering work demonstrating thermomagnetic processing as a new and enabling synthesis, catalysis, and processing approach to customize microstructure and properties at the atomistic- through- macroscopic scales

 

LABORATORY OPERATIONS -

Secretarial Support

  • Winner: Ann R. Strange
  • Citation: For expert contributions to the preparation of a successful $19 million BES proposal, for organizing five international meetings, and for exemplary support of the nation's largest BES-supported materials theory program.