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2015 SRNL News Releases
SRS Responds to Train Derailment, Hydrochloric Acid Spill
SRS Responds to Train Derailment, Hydrochloric Acid Spill
02.20.15 – In the early morning hours of Jan. 27, within a matter of seconds, approximately 19,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled... MORE>>
 
Monitoring the Invisible – a New Technology in Nuclear Detection
Monitoring the Invisible –
a New Technology in Nuclear Detection
02.03.15 – A new device able to immediately collect airborne particles to help determine if radioactive isotopes are present... MORE>>
 
2014 SRNL News Releases
SRNL Forecasters - Not Just Your Average Weather Man
SRNL Forecasters - Not Just Your Average Weather Man
12.31.14 – These highly specialized meteorologists use atmospheric modeling so sophisticated, they can determine.... MORE>>
SRNS Analytical Labs Maintains Operations while Safely Completing Coil Replacement
SRNS Analytical Labs Maintains Operations while Safely Completing Coil Replacement
11.04.14 – SRNS has safely completed installation of heating and cooling coils that were damaged in the 2014 sub-freezing ... MORE>>
SRNL Technology Reduces Cost to Capture Carbon
SRNL Technology Reduces Cost to Capture Carbon
10.07.14– SRNL has signed an Exclusive Rights Agreement with Partnering in Innovation, Inc. in support of new carbon capture... MORE>>
Local College Student Gains Hands-On Experience at SRNL
Local College Student Gains Hands-On Experience at SRNL
08.29.14– This summer, more than 100 college students interned at SRNS, DOE’s primary contractor at the Savannah River Site... MORE>>
SRNL and Hadron Technologies – Turning Microwave Ovens into Forensic Tools for Law Enforcement
SRNL and Hadron Technologies – Turning Microwave Ovens into Forensic Tools for Law Enforcement
08.27.14– Dangerous materials can be destroyed, bacteria spores can be disinfected, and... MORE>>
SRS Completes Vacuuming of “Cobwebs” found in L Basin
SRS Completes Vacuuming of “Cobwebs” found in L Basin
08.11.14– The once mysterious “cobwebs” found in the L Disassembly Basin at SRS have been removed, as part of the effort... MORE>>
SRNL and MES– Helping the Anchor Hold
SRNL and MES– Helping the Anchor Hold
07.31.14– A vital concern for cellular, broadcast, and emergency communications is the ability to maintain a safe, dependable communications tower. The danger is from... MORE>>
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>>
Patrick Westover Honored at AGS Conference
Patrick Westover Honored at AGS Conference
07.07.14– Patrick Westover of SRNL was awarded the American Glovebox Society Keystone Award at the 2014 AGS Annual Conference... 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>>

 
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