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Brady receives TMS Brimacombe Medal

Michael BradyOAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2014 – Michael Brady, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been selected as one of four recipients to receive The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) 2015 Brimacombe Medalist Award.

Recognized by the society for his “development of ground breaking new concepts establishing novel alloy design principles for the control of surface chemistry with widespread applied scientific and engineering impact.” Brady will be honored at the organization’s annual awards ceremony in March. TMS's Brimacombe Medal cites the “sustained excellence and achievement” by mid-career professionals.

Brady, a resident of Oak Ridge, is a distinguished research staff in the Material Science and Technology Division's Corrosion Science and Technology group. His research interests include oxidation of multi-phase materials, development of high-temperature alloys for power generation applications and surface engineering for functional materials such as fuel and solar cells.

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