At the 2005 ORNL Awards Night ceremony, Lynn Boatner,
who had been elected a fellow of the Mineralogical Society
of America and bestowed second prize in the American
Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy's 16th Annual
Crystal Photograph Competition, was named Distinguished
Everett Bloom, retired director of the Metal and Ceramics Division, has received the 2005 Mishima Award of the American Nuclear Society for outstanding achievements in nuclear fuels and materials development. At the 2005 ORNL Awards Night ceremony, ORNL Director Jeff Wadsworth presented Bloom with a trophy and gave him special recognition, citing "his outstanding research and leadership in materials science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory."
ORNL has again made an impressive showing in the competition of the Southeast Region of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer. Winners of the Excellence in Technology Transfer Award are the Polyelectrolyte Thin-Film Array Slide, whose developers include Jizhong Zhou and Xichon Zhou; Flame Doctor Burner–Monitoring System, whose developers include Charles Finney and Stuart Daw; and the Laser-Based Item Monitoring System, whose team includes Peter Chiaro, Curt Maxey, Tim McIntyre, and Fred Gibson. ORNL also shares the Southeast FLC's first partnership award with USEC Inc. for cooperative efforts to develop and demonstrate USEC's American Centrifuge uranium enrichment technology.
Amit Goyal, a Battelle Distinguished Inventor, is the inventor on 50 issued patents. He received his latest patent in a portfolio of processes and products relating to the development of high-temperature superconducting wires.
At the Supercomputing 2005 conference in Seattle, Washington, Thomas Zacharia received an Editor's Choice Award and the University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra received a Readers' Choice Award from HPCwire for "Communicating the Importance of High-performance Computing Technology and Raising Public Awareness."
The ORNL Review received a silver award in the science category of Folio: magazine's 2005 Eddie and Ozzie Awards competition held in New York City. The award is the first ever for the Review in one of the nation's leading magazine competitions.
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