Awards

Awards

American Nuclear Society Nuclear Criticality Safety Division 2017 Technical Excellence Award

Cecil V. Parks, Stephen M. Bowman, Bradley T. Rearden

For Technical Excellence in the Program Management of the SCALE System of Nuclear Safety Software spanning four decades:  Cecil V. Parks (1980 – 1995), Stephen M. Bowman (1995 – 2009), and Bradley T. Rearden (2009...

ORNL R&D 100 Award

Jess C. Gehin, John A. Turner, Mark L. Baird, Kevin T. Clarno, Benjamin S. Collins, Gregory G. Davidson, Thomas M. Evans, Andrew T. Godfrey, Steven P. Hamilton, Seth R. Johnson, Kang Seog Kim, Douglas B. Kothe, Rose A. Montgomery, Tara M. Pandya, Robert K. Salko, Matthew T. Sieger, Srdjan Simunovic, Stuart R. Slattery, Shane G. Stimpson

Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications was developed by a consortium of researchers from ORNL, the Electric Power Research Institute, Westinghouse Nuclear and Idaho, Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories....

2016 UT-Battelle Award for Technical Support for Research

Mark L. Baird

For sustained critical technical support of tasks that are priorities for the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL), enabling the research and development staff at many institutions to meet a host of sponsor...

2016 UT-Battelle Distinguished Researcher

Thomas M. Evans

For research and development of advanced radiation transport methods that enable effective and efficient use of high-performance computing systems with broad applications to nuclear fission, fusion, and security, and for building...

2016 Apostolakis Fellow

Askin Guler Yigitoglu

Askin Guler Yigitoglu was selected by the Board of Directors of the International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management as the 2016 Apostolakis Fellow.  This award provides almost all expenses for Askin to...

Best Paper 2016 AIAA Propulsion and Energy

Lou Qualls

Lou Qualls was co-author of the paper, “Affordable Development and Demonstration of a Small NTR Engine and Stage: A Preliminary NASA, DOE and Industry Assessment,” from AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and...

2016 ANS Eugene P. Wigner Reactor Physicist Award

Mark L. Williams, Luiz C. Leal

The American Nuclear Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark L. Williams of ORNL Reactor & Nuclear Systems Division (RNSD) and Dr. Luiz Leal, a retired ORNL RNSD researcher currently working for the Institute for...

2016 ICAPP Conference Best Student Paper Awards

Askin Guler Yigitoglu

Askin Guler Yigitoglu received two best student paper awards from the 2016 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) Conference which was held in San Francisco, April 17-20. Her papers "Loss of...

ANS Materials Science and Technology Division 2015 Significant Contribution Award

Richard Howard

Richard Howard was part of an ORNL team that was awarded the ANS Materials Science and Technology Division 2015 Significant Contribution Award at the 2016 ANS Annual Meeting.  The team received the award for their paper...