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.
James Hemrick wins ASM International Silver Medal Award
June 09, 2014 — Dr. James Hemrick of the Materials Science and Technology Division was awarded the 2014 ASM International Silver Medal Award for his leadership roles in the society andfor making significant contributions in materials science and engineering.
Nancy Dudney named ECS Fellow
May 01, 2014 — Nancy Dudney of the Materials Science and Technology Division was elected Fellow of the Electrochemical Society.. Nancy was elected in recognition of her scientific achievements and service to the Society.
Lin receives Honor Medal of Aurel Stodola
July 03, 2013 — Dr. Hua-Tay Lin, of ORNL's Materials Science and Technology Division, has been selected to receive the 2013 Honor Medal of Aurel Stodola by the Slovak Academy of Sciences. Lin is being recognized for his research activities and significant contributions in sciences on high temperature mechanical behavior of ceramics and composites.
More wins DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program R&D Award
July 03, 2013 — Karren L. More of the Materials S&T Division has received the 2013 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program R&D Award in recognition of outstanding achievements in leading ORNL's project on Microstructural Characterization of Fuel Cell Materials and in her role as a subcontractor on multiple DOE-funded fuel cell R&D projects.
Cooper receives Early Career Research Program Grant
July 03, 2013 — Valentino Cooper of the Materials Science and Technology Division is a 2013 recipient of an Office of Science, basic Energy Sciences, Early Career Research Program grant for “First Principles Predictions of Phase Stability in Complex Oxides.
Chemical Sciences Division team earns Rapid Communications Mass Spectrometry honor
February 20, 2013 — Gary Van Berkel, Olga Ovchinnikova and Vilmos Kertesz of the Chemical Sciences Division have been chosen to receive the 10th Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry Beynon Prize.
R&D 100 Awards in Advanced Materials 2012
January 14, 2013 — Researchers in the Advanced Materials area at ORNL recently received R&D 100 awards. The awards, presented by R&D Magazine, recognize the top 100 innovations of 2012.