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Honors and Awards

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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.
Panos Datskos
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 8, 2017 – Panos Datskos, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the 2017 Eric A. Lehrfeld Award from the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.
Brian T. Gibson
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 8, 2017 – Brian T. Gibson, a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named one of the SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers for 2017.
Van D. Baxter
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 19, 2017 – Van D. Baxter, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been appointed director-at-large for ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers).
Thomas Watkins
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 19, 2017 – Thomas Watkins, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the International Centre for Diffraction Data.
Sergei Kalinin
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 14, 2017 – Two researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sergei Kalinin and Mariappan Parans Paranthaman, have been elected fellows of the Materials Research Society (MRS).
Colleen Iversen
OAK RIDGE, Tenn, Feb. 14, 2017 – Colleen Iversen, an ecosystem ecologist at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named an early career fellow of the Ecological Society of America. ESA early career fellows are elected for five-year terms.
Gina Tourassi.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., January 26, 2017 – Gina Tourassi, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics. The society cited Tourassi “for achievements in biomedical computing and health informatics.”
Kinga Unocic.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., January 26, 2017 – Kinga Unocic, researcher at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the 2017 Young Leaders International Scholar Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.
J. Bryan Lyles
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 22, 2016 – J. Bryan Lyles, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been recognized by two professional societies for his achievements in computational science.