NTRC Announcements

Announcements

Robert Wagner elected as fellow to AAAS

Robert Wagner, director of the National Transportation Research Center in the Energy and Transportation Science Division, was elected by the AAAS section on engineering for “distinguished contributions to the fields of combustion and fuel science, particularly for seminal research on combustion instabilities and abnormal combustion phenomena.” Wagner is the lead of the Sustainable Mobility theme...

Sustainable Transportation Program staff receive R&D 100 Awards

Sustainable Transportation Program staff were recently recognized at the 55th annual R&D 100 Conference, sponsored by R&D Magazine. The awards, known as the “Oscars of Invention,” honor innovative breakthroughs in materials science, biomedicine, consumer products and more from academia, industry and government-sponsored research agencies. This year’s nine honors bring ORNL’s total of R...

Celebrating the 1000th Transportation Analysis Fact of the Week

Stacy Davis in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Energy and Transportation Science Division produces the Fact of the Week for the Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), an activity she has led since 2001. This week, VTO posted Fact #1,000. The Transportation Analysis Fact of the Week was first produced in 1996 and has continued as a way of highlighting trends in transportation...

Vehicle Technologies Office honors ORNL researchers

The Energy & Transportation Science Division's Josh Pihl, Stuart Daw and Vitaly Prikhodko were recognized for their technical leadership in managing the Cross Cut Lean Exhaust Emissions Reduction Simulations initiative, a DOE effort focused on developing computational tools and disseminating data that greatly benefit the emissions control research community.  The Electrical & Electronics...

Rich Davies selected as Deputy Director of Sustainable Transportation Program

Rich Davies recently joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) as deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation Program. Having previously worked in vehicle and manufacturing research, program management, and strategic planning at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), he comes to ORNL with a strong understanding of the role national labs can play in shaping the future of...

Dr. Xin Sun selected as Division Director of the Energy and Transportation Science Division.

Dr. Xin Sun was previously a Laboratory Fellow and the Technical Group Leader for the Computational Engineering Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. from University of Michigan in 1995, and has worked at Edison Welding Institute and Battelle prior to joining PNNL in 2004. Dr. Sun is well known for applying the fundamental mechanics and physics principles in...

Senior Researcher - Connected and Automated Vehicles Research (closes Aug. 1, 2017)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking a scientific leader with a national and international reputation and record of accomplishment to serve as senior researcher within the Energy and Transportation Science Division, focusing on Connected and Automated Vehicles Research. Major Duties/Responsibilities The position will provide subject matter expertise and vision to assist in establishing ORNL...