Archived Honors & Awards 2013
- A Brighter Future for Manufacturing, 3-D Printed 1 Layer at a Time
ORNL in the News (Scientific American), May 8, 2013 - Oak Ridge National Laboratory's robotic prosthesis looks like something out of medieval times—a hand clad in chain mail more appropriate for wielding a broadsword than a mug of coffee.
- TS Byun recognized as reviewer of the year
ORNL Today, April 16, 2013 - The Journal of Nuclear Materials has awarded Thak Sang Byun the distinction of Best Reviewer for 2012. Byun is a research staff member of ORNL's Nuclear Materials Science & Technology Group in the Materials Science and Technology Division. Byun's selection is based on a vote of all the journal's editors. He has completed a large number of exemplary reviews for the Journal that were found to be thorough and constructive for the authors.
- Zhang, Specht elected fellows of American Physical Society
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 15, 2013 - Two researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected to fellowship in the American Physical Society (APS). Xiaoguang Zhang and Eliot Specht were named APS fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to physics.
- RNL lithium-sulfur battery work featured in AFM
Lithium-sulfur battery research by a team of ORNL researchers was featured on the inside front cover of a recent issue of Advanced Functional Materials. Zhan Lin and Nancy Dudneyare the paper's coauthors.
- Dr. Valentino Cooper, received the Early Career Research Program Award, by the U.S. DOE Office of Science, for First Principles Predictions of Phase Stability in Complex Oxides., May 7, 2013.
- Wu Zhou, was awarded Best Materials Applications Paper for Year 2012, "Single Atoms Microscopy," by the journal Microscopy & Microanalysis, for the imaging the structure and identifyng the local chemistry within monolayer graphene using ShaRE's Nion UltraSTEM operated at 50kV, May 6, 2013.
- May 2, 2013, Amit Shyam has been nominated as member of the Board of Review for the new TMS journal Metallurgical and Materials Transactions E.
- 3,000 inventions and counting
ORNL Today, Feb. 25, 2013 - Invention Disclosure No. ID-3000, titled, "Rapid Electro-Magnetic Heating of Nozzle in Fused Deposition Modeling," was submitted by Vlastimil Kunc, Orlando Rios, Lonnie Love and Chad Duty on Jan. 23.
- Pulse Thermal Processing, forest monitoring system win FLC awards
ORNL Today, Feb. 25, 2013 - ORNL technologies are among winners of the 2013 national and the southeast region Federal Laboratory Consortium Awards. Awards were given in Excellence of Technology Transfer and for Interagency Partnerships.
- Reeves wins microscopy society's outstanding technologist award
ORNL Today, Feb. 25, 2013 - Shawn Reeves of the Materials S&T Division's Microscopy group has been awarded the 2013 Outstanding Technologist Award in Physical Sciences from the Microscopy Society of America.
- New material promises better solar cells
ORNL in the News (PhysOrg), Feb. 13, 2013 - Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology show that a recently discovered class of materials can be used to create a new kind of solar cell...The team from TU Vienna was assisted by Satoshi Okamoto.
- ZnO grown at ORNL on textbook cover
ORNL Today, Feb. 11, 2013 - The research work of Lynn Boatner and Joanne Ramey of the Materials Science and Technology Division is to be set in stone, or crystal rather, on the cover of the textbook, Essentials of Materials and Engineering (Third Edition), by Donald R. Askeland and Wendelin J. Wright.
- Hua-Tay Lin honored by Engineers' Council
ORNL Today, Jan. 4, 2013 - Hua-Tay Lin has been selected to receive the 2013 Distinguished Engineering Achievement Award from the Engineers' Council.
- Daniel and Preston receive "40 under 40" awards
ORNL Today, Jan. 9, 2013 - ORNL's Claus Daniel was selected by the Greater Knoxville Business Journal as two of 2012's "40 under 40" award winner. The 40 winners were selected "for their passion, commitment, visibility, diversity and overall impact in shaping our region and making it a better place."