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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 2010

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY (Individual) -

Distinguished Engineer

  • Winner: Ted Besmann
  • Citation: For outstanding sustained contributions in materials science and engineering related to nuclear fuels and ceramics

Early Career Award for Engineering Accomplishment

  • Winner: Amit Naskar
  • Citation: For contributions in advancing carbon fiber and polymer-based composites research via exceptional technical accomplishments and leadership

Early Career Award for Scientific Acomplishment

  • Winner: Athena Safa-Sefat
  • Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of superconductivity in the newly discovered iron-based superconductors

Technical Support

  • Winner: Hu Longmire
  • Citation: For sustained, outstanding support of ORNL's materials science programs by development and skilled application of a suite of metallograpic techniques