American Physical Society honors three from ORNL
January 14, 2015 — OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2015 – Three researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been honored with fellowships from the American Physical Society. Bobby Sumpter, Randy Fishman and Thomas Papenbrock were each recognized for their exceptional contributions to the physical sciences.
Brady earns TMS 2015 Brimacombe Medalist Award
December 02, 2014 — The Materials Science and Technology Division's Michael Brady has been selected as one of four recipients to receive The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 2015 Brimacombe Medalist Award. Recognized by the society for his "sustained excellence and achievement," Michael will be honored at the organization's annual awards ceremony in March.
Michelle Buchanan named AAAS Fellow
November 28, 2014 — Michelle Buchanan, ORNL Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) "for exceptional technical leadership and service in the chemical and physical sciences, and for contributions to setting the nation's research priorities.
Ritesh Sachan receives 2015 Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Award
November 24, 2014 — Dr. Ritesh Sachan of ORNL's Materials Science and Technology Division (MSTD) has been chosen as a recipient of the 2015 TMS Functional Materials Division Young Leaders Professional Development Award.
Varela receives Microscopy's Burton Medal
August 11, 2014 — Maria Varela in the Materials Science and Technology Division's Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy group received the Microscopy Society of America's Burton Medal for early career scientists.
Hispanic Engineers recognize Idrobo
August 11, 2014 — Juan Carlos Idrobo in the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences' Microscopy Group has been recognized by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award Corp. with the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award for groundbreaking research in scanning transmission electron microscopy of 2D materials.
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.