University of New Hampshire researcher Sarah Phillips Researcher takes aim at never-before-seen state of matter

Very few people can claim to be the first to see a new state of matter. Sarah Phillips wants to join those select few. Phillips took a step closer to that goal when she was named the recipient of the 2012 Jefferson Science Associates Postdoctoral Research Grant, which is presented for a project related to research at DOE's Jefferson Lab.

Sarah Phillips is a research scientist at the University of New Hampshire and a member of the lab's scientist user community.

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TEPCO's visit to SRNL's shielded cells facility.Tokyo Electric Power Company visits DOE labs

Since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that damaged Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, DOE's Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have been involved with other national laboratories in DOE-led efforts to provide advice to U.S. and Japanese government officials, and to support the development of potential mitigation and recovery strategies.

PNNL and SRNL have developed significant science and technology capabilities for addressing the decontamination and decommissioning of major nuclear facilities in the U.S. The two national laboratories have been working together to bring the best and the integrated capabilities of both labs to bear on the challenges of Fukushima.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 360  |
  • April 9, 2012