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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 Z-contrast microscope first to resolve, identify individual light atoms
Mar 25, 2010 - Using the latest in aberration-corrected electron microscopy, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and their colleagues have obtained the first images that distinguish individual light atoms such as boron, carbon, nitrogen and oxygen. ORNL researcher Stephen J. Pennycook explains.
- Confluence Solar and ORNL to team up
Jan 31, 2010 - Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory know there's enough energy from the sun to go around. "More energy is delivered in an hour by the sun than the world uses in a year," says ORNL Solar Technologies Program Manager Chad Duty. The trick is capturing that energy and effectively converting it from solar to electric. That's what Confluence Solar will do.