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2014 SRNL News Releases
SRS Completes Annual Destructive Examinations to Verify Safe Storage of Nuclear Materials
SRS Completes Annual Destructive Examinations to Verify Safe Storage of Nuclear Materials
07.08.14– SRS recently completed an annual process that validates the ongoing... MORE>>
SRNL’s Dr. Natraj Iyer is among the 2014 Class of Fellows named by the American Ceramics Society
SRNL’s Dr. Natraj Iyer is among the 2014 Class of Fellows named by the American Ceramics Society
06.24.14– As a member of the ACerS Nuclear and Environmental Technology Division... MORE>>

SRNL Names Panel Members for Chemical Vapor, Worker Protection Study
SRNL Names Panel Members for Chemical Vapor, Worker Protection Study
06.23.14– At the request of WRPS, SRNL has assembled a team of recognized experts to perform an independent review... MORE>>

Leishear Recognized as ASME Fellow
Leishear Recognized as ASME Fellow
05.29.14– Dr. Robert Leishear, a fellow engineer with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has been elected as a fellow of ASME.... MORE>>

SRNL Researcher James Marra Recognized for Leadership
SRNL Researcher James Marra Recognized for Leadership
05.27.14 – SRNL investigator Dr James Marra has been named the 2014 recipient of the D.T. Rankin Award for exemplary service to the... MORE>>

ASM International Names SRS a Historical Landmark
ASM International Names SRS a Historical Landmark
05.13.14 – Joining a list that includes structures like the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower, the SRS has officially been named as... MORE>>

SRNL Researcher Donates Collection for Education
SRNL Researcher Donates Collection for Education
05.12.14 – When Dr. Carol Jantzen was just one year old; her father gave her a mineral pick. Even though she was barely able to hold the... MORE>>

SRNL’s Dr. Tad Whiteside Awarded
SRNL’s Dr. Tad Whiteside Awarded
2014 Erskine College Outstanding Young Alumni Award
05.07.14 – Dr. Tad Whiteside has been presented with the 2014 Erskine College... MORE>>

SRNL Celebrates More Than 60 Years of Innovation
SRNL Celebrates More Than 60 Years of Innovation
04.29.14 – SRNL is celebrating its first 10 years as a national laboratory and over 60 years of dedicated service to the country... MORE>>

Inspiring the Next Generation in Innovation
Inspiring the Next Generation in Innovation
04.29.14 – “Our partnerships with colleges and universities are critical for our growth and the future of SRNL. We learn from one another. We ask questions and we ask about..." MORE>>

SRNL Asked to Lead Independent Expert Review
SRNL Asked to Lead Independent Expert Review of Chemical Vapors and Worker Protection at DOE’s Hanford Waste Tanks
04.25.14 – SRNL’s role is to ensure that the best experts are brought in and given full... MORE>>

SRNL Innovation to Keep the Country Charged
SRNL Innovation to Keep the Country Charged
04.01.14 – It’s a first-world problem - how to keep portable electronic and communications devices charged for longer periods of time... MORE>>

SRNL’s John Dewes Receives Hungary’s Golden Cross of Merit
SRNL’s John Dewes Receives Hungary’s Golden Cross of Merit
03.24.14 – The Director of Global Security at DOE's SRNL has been awarded the Golden Cross of Merit of the Republic of Hungary... MORE>>

Natural Gas to Fuel Cars
Natural Gas to Fuel Cars
02.04.14 – SRNL's Dr. Sam Fink has been named the 2013 winner of the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement award, the highest... MORE>>


Area High School Student Job Shadows at National Laboratory
Area High School Student Job Shadows at National Laboratory
02.03.14 – SRNL's Dr. Sam Fink has been named the 2013 winner of the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement award, the highest... MORE>>

 
2013 SRNL News Releases
Dr. Sam Fink Earns Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Sam Fink Earns Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award
12.31.13 – SRNL's Dr. Sam Fink has been named the 2013 winner of the Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement award, the highest... MORE>>

Prototype System Brings Advantages of Wireless Technology to Secure Environment
Prototype System Brings Advantages of Wireless Technology to Secure Environment
12.18.13 – Wireless networks have become commonplace, but up to now, they... MORE>>

Ruth Patrick’s Work Opens Doors for SRNL Environmental Remediation
Ruth Patrick’s Work Opens Doors for SRNL Environmental Remediation
12.10.13 – One of the country’s leaders in providing the groundwork for modern environmental science is being remembered for her... MORE>>

SRNL Innovation Contributes to Clemson University’s Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility and Electrical Grid Simulator
SRNL Innovation Contributes to Clemson University’s Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility and Electrical Grid Simulator
11.21.13 – SRNL is proud to be part of Clemson University’s new Wind Turbine.... MORE>>

Area Students Explore SRS Nuclear Facilities during National Science Week
Area Students Explore SRS Nuclear Facilities during National Science Week
11.14.13 – In support of National Nuclear Science Week, dozens of students and teachers recently spent time with SRNL scientists... MORE>>

Students Travel to SRNL for Unique Intern Experience
Students Travel to SRNL for Unique Intern Experience
11.13.13 – How many college intern students can say they’ve worked at a DOE National Laboratory on a Homeland Security project... MORE>>



Aiken County, SRNS Collaborate To Expand National Laboratory Space
Aiken County, SRNS Collaborate To Expand National Laboratory Space
11.04.13 – SRNL researchers are now occupying 6,435 square feet of new, modern laboratory at Aiken County’s ARC... MORE>>


SRNL Named Industry Leader in Safety
SRNL Named Industry Leader in Safety
07.24.13 – The SRNL is being honored with the 2013 Industry Leader Award for safety by the National Safety Council. SRNL was one of only 55 organizations across the country... MORE>>
Vegetable Oil Used to Treat Groundwater Contamination
Vegetable Oil Used to Treat Groundwater Contamination
07.16.13 – A common household product is being used at the SRS to treat groundwater contamination, saving ~$27 million... MORE>>

SRNL to Collaborate with
SRNL to Collaborate with Nuclear Protection Products
07.15.13 – An agreement signed in Aiken sets the stage for collaboration between SRNL and Nuclear Protection Products... MORE>>

SRNL's Dr. Robert L. Sindelar Returns from Appointment in Japan
SRNL's Dr. Robert L. Sindelar Returns from Appointment in Japan
06.11.13 – Dr. Sindelar has returned from an assignment as an Embassy Science Fellow to support the Government of Japan... MORE>>

Wireless Project Can Improve DOE, NNSA Secure Communications
Wireless Project Can Improve DOE, NNSA Secure Communications
06.06.13 – While wireless technology has become commonplace for many applications, concerns about security have traditionally prevented... MORE>>

SRS Railcar Platform Granted US Patent
SRS Railcar Platform Granted US Patent
04.22.13 – SRNS, LLC has been awarded a US Patent for a unique ladder attachment platform. This innovative safety feature is designed to connect to the ladder rungs... MORE>>

SRNL, Hadron Technologies Sign License Agreement for Hybrid Microwave System
SRNL, Hadron Technologies Sign License Agreement for Hybrid Microwave System
03.19.13 – Hadron Technologies, Inc., a microwave technology and systems development and manufacturing company... MORE>>

SRNL Study to Advance Innovation for Natural Gas Fueled Vehicles
SRNL Study to Advance Innovation for Natural Gas Fueled Vehicles
02.21.13 – SRNL in partnership with Ford Motor Co., the University of California-Berkeley, and BASF has been awarded $5.5 million... MORE>>

SRNL Researcher Named as Embassy Science Fellow
SRNL Researcher Named as Embassy Science Fellow
02.07.13 -- SRNL researcher Dr. Sindelar will be hosted by the Japan Ministry of Environment as part of the Japan-U.S. cooperation.... MORE>>

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