Lance Snead

Lance Snead is an associate division director of the Materials Science and Technology Division. In 2012 he received the ORNL Director's Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Science and Technology following his 2010 election to fellow status in the American Nuclear Society for "being the leading international expert on radiation effects in silicon carbide and other ceramic composites for fusion and advanced fission reactors." Also in 2010 Snead was elected fellow of the American Ceramic Society. For his technical contributions he has received numerous society awards including the ANS Mishima and ACS Fulrath awards.

Lance has served as guest editor for a number of journals within his field, publishing more than 210 papers with 4,450 citations. He received his doctorate in nuclear engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1992. 


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