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ORNL's Bruce Pint elected 2014 NACE fellow


Bruce PintBruce Pint (hi-res image)

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2013 – Bruce Pint, a research staff member at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a 2014 National Association of Corrosion Engineers fellow.

Pint is the principal investigator for many R&D projects including corrosion issues in fossil energy, nuclear energy, fusion energy and combined heat and power systems. His research over the past 25 years covers compatibility, lifetime predictions, environmental effects and coatings for metals and ceramics in all types of power generation.

He received his doctorate in ceramic science and engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1992. Pint has more than 200 publications and 3,000 citations and was a member of a team that won an R&D 100 Magazine award for work in developing and commercializing new alumina-forming austenitic steel. He lives in Knoxville.

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