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Honors and Awards

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Panos Datskos
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 14, 2018 – Panos Datskos, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of SPIE for his work in sensor and nanomaterials research.
Xin Sun of Oak Ridge National Laboratory has received the 2018 Institute Medal from the American Iron and Steel Institute.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 14, 2018 – Xin Sun, a division director at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the 2018 Institute Medal from the directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute. The award was presented at the AISI Board of Director's Breakfast in Washington, D.C.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher Larry Baylor has received the 2018 Fusion Technology Award from IEEE.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 14, 2018 – Larry Baylor, distinguished staff scientist at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the 2018 Fusion Technology Award from the IEEE’s Nuclear and Plasma Science Society (NPSS).
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Thomas Zacharia (left) congratulates Jan Jakowski, winner of the 2018 UT-Battelle Scholarship to the University of Tennessee. Photo by Genevieve Martin
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 7, 2018 – Oak Ridge High School senior Jan Jakowski has been named recipient of the 2018 UT-Battelle Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (UTK).
Zhili Feng, Stan David
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 16, 2018 – Zhili Feng, a research at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the International Institute of Welding (IWW) "for lifetime achievement through distinguished contributions to the field of welding science and technology, and for promoting and sustaining the professional statur
Budhendra Bhaduri.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 28, 2018 – Budhendra Bhaduri, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been selected to receive the Anderson Medal of Honor in Applied Geography for 2018 from the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in recognition of highly distinguished service to the profession of geography.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Mar. 16, 2018 – Takeshi Egami, Mark Lumsden and John Katsaras, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, have been selected as 2018 fellows of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) for their work in neutron scattering in North America.
Timothy D. Burchell
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., February 21, 2018 – Timothy D. Burchell, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
ACEAlloy cylinder: High-performance aluminum cerium alloys have automotive, aerospace and energy applications, such as this automotive cylinder head cast.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 19, 2018 – Four technologies developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have earned 2018 Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC).
Parans Paranthaman
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 12, 2017 – Parans Paranthaman, a Corporate Fellow researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
 ORNL Corporate Fellow Gerald Tuskan is on Clarivate Analytics' list of highly cited researchers.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 4, 2017 – Gerald Tuskan, ORNL Corporate Fellow and director of ORNL's Center for Bioenergy Innovation (CBI) at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is on Clarivate Analytics' list of highly cited researchers.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2017 – Five 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).
ORNL researcher Jim Szybist.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2017 – Jim Szybist, senior researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of SAE International, the highest grade of membership for this global association of 128,000 engineers and technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 6, 2017 – Five researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS).
Guillermo Daniel (Bill) DelCul was elected fellow of the American Nuclear Society for his outstanding accomplishments in actinide and fission product separations, uranium processing chemistry and advanced fuel cycle development. Credit: Oak Ridge National
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 31, 2017 – Two researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), a professional society that promotes the advancement and awareness of nuclear science and technology.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2017—Georgia Tourassi 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.
Teressa McKinney
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2017 – Teressa McKinney, a program manager in the Nonproliferation, Safeguards and Security group in the Global Security Directorate of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management. 
Mike Fitzsimmons
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2017 – Mike Fitzsimmons of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been elected vice president of the Materials Research Society (MRS). His three-year term starts in 2018 and will last three years.
Richard Norby
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2017 – Richard Norby, UT-Battelle Corporate Research Fellow at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
Brian Davison
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Aug. 3, 2017 -- Brian Davison, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been awarded a 2017 fellowship by the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB).
The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy has selected ORNL’s Lou Qualls to serve as national technical director for molten salt reactors.
July 26, 2017 – The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) has selected Lou Qualls as the national technical director for molten salt reactors (MSRs).
Baohua Gu and Parans Paranthaman
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 19, 2017 – Researchers Baohua Gu and Parans Paranthaman have been named Corporate Fellows of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  ORNL’s Corporate Fellows are recognized for significant career accomplishments and continued leadership in their scientific fields.
ORNL researchers received five DOE Distinguished Achievement Awards recognizing outstanding individual and team accomplishments.
June 30, 2017 – ORNL Sustainable Transportation Program researchers received DOE Distinguished Achievement Awards recognizing outstanding individual and team accomplishments:
Arthur Baddorf
OAK RIDGE, Tenn, June 29, 2017 – Arthur Baddorf and An-Ping Li, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, have been named fellows of the American Vacuum Society.
UT-Battelle Scholarship winner Allison Michelle Campbell with ORNL Director Thom Mason.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 16, 2017 – Bearden High School senior Allison Michelle Campbell has been named recipient of the 2017 UT-Battelle Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.