Neutron Science


2012 Awards Night

Neutron Sciences Staff Receive 2012 ORNL Awards Night Honors

Wei-Ren Chen

Each year, ORNL contracting manager UT-Battelle, LLC, announces Awards Night honors for outstanding employees. The awards are presented at the annual Awards Night celebration in November.

Early Career Award for Scientific Accomplishment

Wei-Ren Chen:  For discoveries and advances in the understanding of polyelectrolytes from molecular to mesoscopic length scales, by combining molecular synthesis, neutron scattering, analytical theory, and computer modeling.

Operations Excellence

George Dodson: For his persistence and innovation in establishing the foundation for reliability-centered operations and maintenance management at the Spallation Neutron Source and achieving a world-leading operational reliability of ≥ 90%.


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