Robert Wagner elected as fellow to AAAS

Posted: December 1, 2017

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 for ORNL’s Urban Dynamics Institute and the co-lead of the DOE’s Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines Initiative, which brings together the unique research and development capabilities of nine national labs and industry partners to accelerate the introduction of efficient, clean, affordable and scalable high-performance fuels and engines. He also holds a joint faculty appointment in the UT-ORNL Bredesen Center and is a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers International and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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