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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 5, 2018 – Megan Bradley, a staff member at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, recently won the Young Professionals of Knoxville Impact award, conferred on area professionals ages 21-40 who improve the Knoxville, Tenn., community by taking leadership roles in community service organizations and achieving career success.
December 4, 2018—A team of scientists, led by University of Guelph professor John Dutcher, are using neutrons at ORNL’s Spallation Neutron Source to unlock the secrets of natural nanoparticles that could be used to improve medicines.
December 4, 2018—By studying the inner workings of lithium-ion batteries, Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have developed a highly sensitive technique to characterize and measure at the electrolyte and electrode interface.
December 4, 2018—Scientists from Oak Ridge National Laboratory performed a corrosion test in a neutron radiation field to support the continued development of molten salt reactors.
December 4, 2018—Thought leaders from across the maritime community came together at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to explore the emerging new energy landscape for the maritime transportation system during the Ninth Annual Maritime Risk Symposium.
December 4, 2018—Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have confirmed that methane-producing microorganisms known as methanogens are responsible for the greenhouse gas that leaks from living Eastern cottonwood trees in Southeastern forests.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2018 – Fifteen scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been named to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics.
December 3, 2018 – Scientists and engineers are always searching for ways to solve the world’s biggest challenges, such as reducing carbon emissions, creating more effective cancer treatments, and increasing energy efficiency in electronics.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 30, 2018 – Oak Ridge National Laboratory will help prepare college students for careers in cybersecurity as a host of the Department of Energy’s fourth collegiate CyberForce Competition. The Dec. 1 event brings together college teams across the country to compete at seven of the Department’s national laboratories.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., November 30, 2018 – Researchers with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a new level of control over photons encoded with quantum information. Their research was published in Optica.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 28, 2018 – Four researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 27, 2018—The Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has broken a new record by ending its first neutron production cycle in fiscal year 2019 at its design power level of 1.4 megawatts.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 27, 2018—Two leaders in US manufacturing innovation, Thomas Kurfess and Scott Smith, are joining the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to support its pioneering research in advanced manufacturing.
November 21, 2018 – Leah Broussard, a physicist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has so much fun exploring the neutron that she alternates between calling it her “laboratory” and “playground” for understanding the universe.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., November 21, 2018—Seven researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been chosen by the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment, also known as INCITE, program to lead scientific investigations that require the nation’s most powerful computers.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2018—Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received six R&D 100 Awards in recognition of their significant advancements in science and technology. The honorees were recognized over the weekend at the 56th annual R&D 100 Conference, sponsored by R&D Magazine.
November 15, 2018 – Carbon fiber composites—lightweight and strong—are great structural materials for automobiles, aircraft and other transportation vehicles. They consist of a polymer matrix, such as epoxy, into which reinforcing carbon fibers have been embedded.
November 14, 2018 – The first time Jibonananda Sanyal ever logged into a supercomputing system, the landing page told him he could use up to 500 cores, a modest number for some but a significant amount for the early career researcher.
November 8, 2018 — As Puerto Rico works to restore and modernize its power grid after last year’s devastating hurricane season, researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have stepped up to provide unique analysis, sensing and modeling tools to better inform decisions.
November 1, 2018 — Self-driving cars promise to keep traffic moving smoothly and reduce fuel usage, but proving those advantages has been a challenge with so few connected and automated vehicles, or CAVs, currently on the road.
November 1, 2018 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists have devised a method to control the heating and cooling systems of a large network of buildings for power grid stability—all while ensuring the comfort of occupants.
November 1, 2018 — Scientists from AK Steel Corporation are using neutrons at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source to discover how different manufacturing processes will affect the performance of the company’s new AHSS, or advanced high strength steel, called NEXMET® 1000.
November 1, 2018 — Physicists turned to the “doubly magic” tin isotope Sn-132, colliding it with a target at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to assess its properties as it lost a neutron to become Sn-131.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2018 – Jeffrey S. Vetter of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate has received the ORNL Director’s Award for Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science and Technology.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 25, 2018 – Three researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS).