Oak Ridge National Laboratory News

Breakthrough Involving Students Could Alter Tech, Mining Worlds

A trio of students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering recently got the chance to work with scientists from around the country on a process that might make it easier and less expensive to obtain rare earth elements.

UT-ORNL Study: Nano-trapped Molecules Potentially Key to Advanced Storage Devices

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Single atoms or molecules imprisoned by laser light in a doughnut-shaped metal cage could unlock the key to advanced storage devices, computers and high-resolution instruments, according to a recent UT-ORNL study. In a paper published in Physical Review A, a team composed of Ali Passian of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Marouane Salhi and George

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UT Becoming Key Player in Advanced Manufacturing Research

The College of Engineering has rapidly staked a claim in the emerging field of advanced manufacturing thanks to some key faculty, new centers, and breakthroughs in research being conducted there and through the university’s ongoing partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

UT-ORNL Nuclear Expert Wirth Honored in Washington, DC

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Nuclear energy expert Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, received the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from US Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at a Washington, DC, ceremony Thursday night.

Advanced Composites Expert Named Newest UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair

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The position of UT’s College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory as leaders in the manufacturing revolution has taken another bold step forward with the hiring of Uday Vaidya as the Governor’s Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing.