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  • Lynn Boatner, Joanne Ramey, Hu Longmire, research featured in the 2013 Allied High Tech Products, Inc. Calendar in the form of a color micrograph for the month of March, 2013.
  • Lynn Boatner, Joanne Ramey, research featured on the cover of the textbook: Essentials of Materials Science and Engineering (3rd Edition), by Donald R. Askeland and Wendelin J. Wright, 2013.
  • Amit Goyal, ORNL/UT-Battelle Corporate Fellow, receives the 2012 World Technology Award.
  • Highest Pinning Force, High-Temperature Superconducting Wires with Double-Perovskite Tantalate Nano-Pinning Centers was jointly developed and submitted by ORNL and SuperPower Inc., a subsidiary of Furakawa Electric Company, Japan, and the University of Houston. The ORNL team consisted of Amit Goyal, Sung-hun Wee, Claudia Cantoni and Eliot Specht (2012).



Rita Ayers

CPS, Section Secretary
Materials Behavior and Processing Section
Materials Science & Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6083
Phone: (865) 574-6609
Fax: (865) 574-4357
e-mail: ayersr@ornl.gov

Rita Ayers is the administrative assistant to the members and leader of the Processing & Joining Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Before coming to ORNL, she worked 2 years for Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) as a Program Specialist and 9 years for the University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Service as the administrative assistant in the Roane County Office. Rita received her Certified Professional Secretary (CPS®) certification in 2002, recertified in 2005 and again in 2011. Rita served two years as Oak Ridge Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®) treasurer and was Chapter President during 2009-2010. She is also a member of the Pellissippi State Community College Advisory Committee for Business and Computer Technology.