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You also can send in updates through that webpage.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher Steven
J. Zinkle (BS ’80, MS ’82, MSMS&E ’85,
PhD ‘85) has been named a winner of the Department of Energy Ernest
Orlando Lawrence Award, which honors mid-career scientists and engineers
for exceptional contributions in research and development.
Zinkle, a UT-Battelle Corporate Fellow and director
of ORNL’s Materials Science and Technology Division, is a materials
scientist whose work has focused on physical metallurgy of structural
materials and the investigation of radiation’s effects on ceramic
materials and metallic alloys for fusion and fission reactors and space
A March story in the Wisconsin State Journal
about Gillware, a growing Madison company that specializes in retrieving
data from failed computer hard drives, quoted Greg Piefer
(BSECE ’99, MSNEEP ’04, PhDNEEP/MedPhys ’06), company
chief technology officer.