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ORNL's Robert Wagner receives SAE's International Leadership Citation


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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2013 – Robert Wagner of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been chosen to receive the 2014 International Leadership Citation from the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Wagner, who works in the Energy and Transportation Science Division, was selected in recognition of his "outstanding accomplishments, which have led to the success of the SAE’s global initiatives."

Wagner directs the Fuels Engines and Emissions Research Center and serves as the technical lead for engine combustion and efficiency research at ORNL. He lives in Knoxville.

UT-Battelle manages ORNL for DOE's Office of Science. The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit


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