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ORNL’s Allard receives Microanalysis Society award

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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