ORNL's Jubin elected fellow of AIChE

ORNL's Jubin elected fellow of AIChE

Robert Jubin.
Robert Jubin. (hi-res image)

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 2, 2016 – Robert Jubin, distinguished researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

AIChE commended Jubin for "his technical leadership and achievements in advancing the nuclear fuel cycle. Dr. Jubin has been a major contributor to developing an improved nuclear fuel cycle, advancing separations and waste treatment processes for used nuclear fuel and fostering international collaborations in nuclear fuel reprocessing."

Jubin, who works in ORNL's in the Nuclear Security & Isotope Technology Division, has over 40 years of experience in the nuclear industry with a focus in off-gas treatment, solvent extraction and the implementation and improvement of equipment and processes. AIChE's nuclear engineering division also honored him in 2013 with the Robert E. Wilson Award for outstanding contributions and achievements in the nuclear industry.

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