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Microscopy Society of America elects ORNL's Karren More fellow

ORNL researcher Karren More has been elected fellow of the Microscopy Society of America.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 22, 2019 – Karren Leslie More, a researcher at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) professional organization.

The MSA fellowships honor those “who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the field of microscopy and microanalysis through a combination of scientific achievement and service to the scientific community and the society itself.”

More, who leads the Electron and Atom Probe Microscopy group in ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), was cited “for her innovative studies of materials for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells through the use of advanced analytical microscopy methods.”

Her research interests focus on using advanced electron microscopy to understand the structure and chemistry of nanomaterials related to their properties of performance, stability and durability. The CNMS is a DOE Office of Science User Facility.

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