OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — UT-Battelle, LLC, has appointed Stephen K. Streiffer to be the next director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He currently serves as interim director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and will join ORNL in October.
Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula joins ORNL and UT as a polymer and materials scientist with expertise in nanostructured materials — leveraging the structure and functionalities of materials on a near-atomic, nanometer length scale.
William Kilbride of Chattanooga has been named to the UT-Battelle Board of Governors by University of Tennessee System Interim President Randy Boyd.
Thomas Zacharia, who built Oak Ridge National Laboratory into a global supercomputing power, has been selected as the laboratory’s next director by UT-Battelle.
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.