Giving spirit strong in 2003 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 23, 2003 — Employees at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are winding down another year marked by volunteerism in the community and generosity toward the less fortunate.
ORNL's Pat Parr earns regional award
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2003 — Pat Parr, area manager of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has earned an award for her work on behalf of the Southern Appalachian Man and Biosphere (SAMAB) program.
ORNL announces joint faculty appointment
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2003 — Dhananjay Kumar, a professor of materials science at North Carolina A&T State University of Greensboro, N.C., has been named to a joint faculty appointment with the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
ORNL researcher Naus elected Fellow
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2003 — Dan Naus, a distinguished research staff member in the Metals and Ceramics Division of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures.
Stow named AMSE director
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2003 — Steve Stow has been named director of the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.
Snowy days on the decline during holiday season
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 26, 2003 — It's looking and feeling a lot less like Christmas in many parts of the country as higher temperatures and fewer snowfalls are becoming the norm from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve.
Tuan Vo-Dinh named outstanding ORNL scientist
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 25, 2003 — Tuan Vo-Dinh, a UT-Battelle corporate fellow and researcher in the Life Sciences Division of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named recipient of the laboratory's 2003 Director's Award for outstanding individual accomplishment in science and technology.
ORNL to design high-speed experimental network called UltraNet
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 24, 2003 — Big science requires big computers that generate vast amounts of data that must be shared efficiently, so the Department of Energy's Office of Science has awarded Oak Ridge National Laboratory $4.5 million to design a network up to the task.
ORNL official named regional alliance chairman
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 24, 2003 — Richard (Dick) Ziegler, director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Transportation Programs and the NationalTransportation Research Center User Facility, has been named chairman of the new regional Alliance for Secure Energy and Transportation.
ORNL poised to benefit from new Department of Energy projects
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2003 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory might be the future home for a number of 28 proposed major projects released today by Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham.