Merwyn Brodsky, a member of Argonne’s Materials Science Division (MSD) for nearly 50 years, died on Feb. 10, 2018, at the age of 87. Brodsky led the actinide research group before assuming the position of MSD Associate Division Director. Brodsky also served as editor of “Physica C” during the early stages of the high temperature … Read More
Awards, recognition, transitions, new faces.
On December 28, 2017, Paul Apple (FAC) received a Gold Spot Award for his timely actions that stopped a water leak.
Apple was working at the Argonne Guest House when he spotted a sprinkler pipe that had become damaged due to freezing water and was spraying water into the boiler room. Apple immediately telephoned the … Read More »
Carl Crouthamel, who worked at Argonne from 1950 to 1985, died on Jan. 13, 2018, in Bothell, Washington, at the age of 97.
Crouthamel worked on the Manhattan Project at the University of Chicago before serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After the war, received his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry and physics … Read More »
A reception to honor Jim and Terri Lang for their many years of service to the lab will be held Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Building 402 Lower Gallery. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.
Terri Lang started at Argonne in May 1978 as a chemical technician working for the Acid … Read More »
Mike Norman has been appointed to Interim Associate Laboratory Director for the Physical Sciences and Engineering Directorate and John Mitchell has been appointed Interim Director for the Materials Science Division (MSD). Mitchell will continue to lead the Materials and Chemistry strategic initiative.
Both Norman and Mitchell are Argonne Distinguished Fellows. Their appointments are effective Feb. … Read More »
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On a recent visit to Argonne, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke to employees about the significance of the national lab system and how the work being done at the labs impacts nearly every part of the globe.
Argonne Site Office Manager Joanna M. Livengood and Laboratory Director Paul Kearns provided introductory comments.
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety and/or quality assurance initiative during the month of December 2017.
Gold Spot Award recipients Paul Apple (FAC) Scott Benes (AES) Andrew Mattillion (PHY) Damon Simpson (FAC) Jon Warner (GSS) Marion White (AES) Silver Spot Award recipients Mark Clark (NWM) Barbara Hall (MSD) Ernest Johnson (FAC) … Read More »
Several Argonne employees will be honored for their exceptional work as mentors and supervisors at a reception on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. in the Building 241, Second Floor Gallery. Recipients were selected through a blind review aimed at minimizing bias and providing a fair and equitable process that focuses on the attributes … Read More »
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