David Mullins Elected American Vacuum Society Fellow
July 10, 2014 — David Mullins of the Chemical Sciences Division was named a 2014 Fellow of the American Vacuum Society. David was honored for his contributions to surface science in the area of soft x-ray excited electron spectroscopy techniques and their use for the study of surface chemistry of adsorbed molecules and catalytic processes.
Paranthaman elected ASM International Fellow
July 01, 2014 — Mariappan (Prans) Paranthaman was named an ASM International Fellow in recognition for the development of novel epitaxial buffer layers on textured templates, enabling high critical current density superconductor films, and for developing mesoporous architectures destined for "high performance" energy storage applications.
Delaire receives DOE Early Career Research Award
June 23, 2014 — Olivier Delaire, a scientist in ORNL's Materials Sciences and Technology Division, has won a prestigious Early Career Award from DOE’s Office of Science to study how heat propagates, or moves, through matter at an atomic level. Delaire will receive $2.5 million over five years for his work, which holds potential for developing next-generation materials and energy-saving technologies.