ORNL researcher elected fellow
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 30, 2002 — Vince Mei, a researcher in the Engineering Science and Technology Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Cost of lavish Christmas lights display offset by simple measures
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2002 — If you're wondering just how much your neighborhood Clark Griswold is paying to brighten the town with Christmas lights visible from outer space, the answer varies significantly from one part of the country to another.
Stretch of I-40 part of ORNL, UT environmental lab initiative
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2002 — Twenty-five thousand big rigs rumbling through Knoxville every day will help researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory get a better handle on real-world emissions and their effects on the environment.
Contract Awarded for SNS Land Improvements
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 18, 2002 — The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has awarded a $2.4 million construction contract for land improvements to the SNS linear accelerator (linac) complex. This work will complete all final erosion control and grading over the linac tunnel to areas adjacent to the front end, linac, and ring.
Wilbanks named to national council
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2002 — Thomas J. Wilbanks, a UT-Battelle corporate fellow, has been appointed to the Board of Earth Sciences and Resources of the National Research Council.
Satkowiak named nonproliferation deputy director
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2002 — Larry Satkowiak has been named deputy program director for nuclear nonproliferation programs at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
David earns international research award
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2002 — Stan David, a UT-Battelle corporate fellow, has earned the Yoshiaki Arata Award for fundamental research in welding science and technology.
ORNL corporate fellow earns award
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 26, 2002 — Lynn Boatner, a corporate fellow at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has earned a prestigious award for his research on the fundamental properties and applications of rare earth phosphates and other rare earth materials.
Miniature implantable sensor likely lifesaver for patients
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 22, 2002 — Using a tiny wireless sensor developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, doctors will know in minutes instead of hours if an organ is getting adequate blood flow after transplant or reconstructive surgery.
New conductor could provide answers for energy demand
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2002 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory and 3M Company are hoping for powerful results from a project aimed at making transmitting electricity more efficient and reliable.