Volker Burkert, Jefferson Lab’s Hall B group leader, is recognized as a top scientist in the Commonwealth
NEWPORT NEWS, VA – For more than 30 years, Volker Burkert has made his home in the Commonwealth of Virginia and made lasting contributions to its scientific capabilities and accomplishments at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Now, his home state has honored his long and outstanding career here in the Commonwealth by naming Burkert a Virginia Outstanding Scientist for 2019.
“It feels wonderful and I am humbled to receive this honor. The research that led to this award has opened up a new avenue of experimental science, and I feel this award is an acknowledgment of the many years that led to this result,” Burkert said.
The announcement was made in early Sep...
Two Jefferson Lab accelerator scientists have received funding to design accelerators that could be used for wastewater treatment, flue-gas cleanup and beyond
NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The word “particle accelerator” may bring to mind massive underground experiments at laboratories exploring the mysteries of the universe, but accelerators are also used behind the scenes in modern life, for instance, in oil exploration, in diagnosing and treating cancer, and in making food safe. Now, two accelerator scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility have received funding from the DOE’s Accelerator Stewardship program managed by the Office of High Energy Physics in the Office of Science to explore whether accelerators may offer benefits in environmental remediation.
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The U.S. Department of Energy has named Jefferson Lab employee, Shauna Cannella, the 2018 Outstanding Security Professional of the Year
NEWPORT NEWS, VA – In April 2019, Shauna Cannella was sitting in an all-staff Security Department meeting at Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, when she received news that made her jaw drop. She had been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science as a 2018 Outstanding Security Award winner.
Just a few months later, her supervisor Brian Hanlon, the security and services manager at Jefferson Lab, had even bigger news for Cannella. She was told that she would receive the overall DOE 2018 Outstanding Security Professional of the Year-Contractor award. The recognition, a Secretarial Award, is the highest-level DOE award achievable within t...