Nuclear physics device for ORNL accelerator due in from England
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 19, 1994 — Although the Daresbury Nuclear Structure Facility in England was closed in 1993, one of its nuclear physics instruments will have a second life at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Flanagan Earns Distinguished Career Award From Fusion Board
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 15, 1994 — Charles A. Flanagan of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been presented the Distinguished Career Award by the Fusion Power Associates Board of Directors.
ORNL is Developing "Chemistry Lab on a Chip"
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 1994 — A "chemistry lab on a chip" might seem like a researcher's dream, but recent successes at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) suggest it could become a reality.
Lowndes, Stephenson and Vo-Dinh Named Corporate Fellows
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 9, 1994 — Martin Marietta Energy Systems has conferred one of its highest honors, the rank of corporate fellow, on Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists Douglas H. Lowndes and Tuan Vo-Dinh and the Oak Ridge K-25 scientist Michael J. Stephenson.
ORNL Intel Computer Models Car Crashes
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 7, 1994 — Automobile manufacturers must crash models of their cars to determine if they meet safety standards for protecting passengers during accidents. Because a single car crash test can cost $50,000 to $750,000, an attractive alternative to crunching metal is crunching numbers.
PICS Team Helps Set World Record in Molecular Dynamics on ORNL's New Paragon(Tm) MP System
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 8, 1994 — A team of researchers from the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook have set a new world record for system size in molecular dynamics, using Intel's 1,024-node Paragon supercomputer.
Siegrist Named Chair of International Task Force
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 7, 1994 — Robert L. Siegrist, a researcher and engineer at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been named chair of the Task Force on Contaminated Sites under the International Committee of the Water Environment Federation.
Award-Winning Student Joins Staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 7, 1994 — Anna Swan, a Wigner Fellow, has joined the research staff at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in the Solid State Division's Particle-Surface Interactions Section.
Korte Appointed to Ground Water Association
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 4, 1994 — Nic Korte of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been appointed to the editorial review board of the professional journal Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. Korte heads ORNL's Environmental Sciences Division restoration and technology group, which is located in Grand Junction, Colo.
ORNL Program Celebrates 25 Years of Science Education
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 3, 1994 — The Oak Ridge Science Semester Program is entering its 25th year at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The program involves undergraduate participants from colleges of the Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM). Deans from the 12 GLCA colleges will be at ORNL Nov.