Larry Allard, distinguished research staff member at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the 2019 Microanalysis Society Presidential Science Award.
The award honors a “senior scientist for outstanding technical contributions to the field of microanalysis over a sustained period of time.”
Allard was recognized for “developing/pioneering novel capabilities in electron microscopy, including high-resolution aberration-corrected imaging, in situ heating and gas-reaction technologies and the field of single-atom catalysis.”
Allard is the chief scientist in charge of the Aberration-Corrected Electron Microscope project at the High Temperature Materials Laboratory at ORNL. He is also the principal technical designer of ORNL’s Advanced Microscopy Laboratory, a facility housing the most advanced and sensitive modern electron beam instruments. The author or co-author of more than 300 scientific publications, Allard was elected fellow of the Microscopy Society of America in 2010.
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