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Michael S. Stephens

Technical Support
Corrosion Science & Technology Group
Materials Science & Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6156
Phone: (865) 574-5650
email:
stephensms@ornl.gov

 

Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Pellissippi State & MSE 201 at the University of Tennessee

Technical & Engineering courses completed:                         

  • Machining
  • AutoCAD
  • Engineering Applications and Communications                                        
  • Applied Statics                                                                                                  
  • Electrical Circuits                                                                                              
  • Physics I                                                                                                              
  • Physics for Engineers I (calculus based)                                                       
  • Fluid Mechanics                                                                                                
  • Geometrics and Coordinate Measuring                                                       
  • Chemistry I & II                                                                                                  
  • Materials and Manufacturing ( an overview of Materials Science)      
  • Strength of Materials                                                                                       
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)                                                         
  • Calculus I & II                                                                                                     
  • Metallurgy (Cal tech via DOE; intro. To Material Science)                       
  • Materials Science and Engineering 201 (The University Of TN)             
  • Professional Development  ORNL  

Specific Laboratory Experience:     

  • High Temperature Oxidation Research         
  • ATS Tube Furnaces
  • Carbolite Furnaces
  • Controlled  atmosphere glove box
  • Liquid metal compatibility
  • Preparing Specimens
  • Maintaining lab equipment
  • Coordinating & Conducting Experiments
  • Computer DATA files                                            
  • Vacuum Technology
  • Pneumatic systems fabrication &calibration
  • UDC controller programming                
  • Alkali metals
  • Thermal Systems Calibration                                                                                      
  • Working with numerous Chemicals                       
  • Yokogawa Controllers 
  • Metallics  and ceramics         
  • Materials Procurement
  • Eutectic alloy composition calculation and Casting
  • Fabricate, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair all lab equipment or other related technology
  • Water purification systems
  • High temp. cyclic rigs
  • Thermal convection loop
  • Pyrolysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Skills/Abilities/Computer Literacy and other technology

  • Widows operating system
  • Software: Microsoft Office Word 2013, Microsoft Office Excel 2013,
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
  • Mac operating system
  • Labview
  • Honeywell Controllers
  • Teledyne Haisting controllers
  • Eurotherm Controllers
  • Analog wet test flow meter
  • Digital flow meters
  • Various laboratory equipment
  • Martek Instruments

Experience:

  • Dec. 13 to present
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    Oak Ridge, TN.
    Laboratory Technologist
    LES Supervisor
  • Jan. 10 to Nov.10
    ORAU                                                               
    Oak Ridge, TN.
    Laboratory Technician Intern                 
  • July 10 to Jan. 10
    Rusty Wallace Honda                                   
    Knoxville, TN.
    Service Department
    Service Advising and Customer Assistance                                                      
  • Aug. 05 to Dec. 05  
    APAC                                                             
    Maryville, TN.                                                                              
    Maintenance Technician on all heavy equipment
    Hazardous Materials
    Service Technician                  
  • Feb. 05 to Aug. 05
    Teton Transportation                                  
    Knoxville, TN.
    Commercial Driver
  • Nov. 01 to March 05
    USF Glen Moore
    Carlisle, PA.
    Fletcher, NC.  Commercial Diver
  • 1997 to 2001   
    The Wakefield Corporation
    Knoxville TN.                         
    Craft work/Finisher