Please join me on Monday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium for the presentation of the annual Director’s Awards. A reception open to the Lab community will follow on the cafeteria patio. The ceremony will also be live-streamed, and there are viewing parties at Potter Street in the Gray Auditorium, at JGI in room 149 A, and at Emery Station East.
This year we honor Tom McKone, Energy Technologies, and Sue Celniker, Biosciences, with Lifetime Achievement awards. In addition,13 individuals and two groups are being recognized for their contributions in a wide variety of areas including operations, science, diversity, service, and societal impact. You can read more about the laureates and their accomplishments.
Diversity: Tom Gallant
Early Scientific Career: Heather Crawford
Early Scientific Career: Ian Pong
Operations: ALS Smoke Exhaust System Rehabilitation Team of Ben Bolles, Benjamin Agas, Christopher Weyandt, Darrel Shaw, Gwojen Fung, John Clark, Nick Bartlett, Oren Rieger, Robert Alford, and Shawn Baird
Outreach: Romy Chakraborty
Outreach: Miaw-Sheue Tsai
Safety: Joe Saba
Scientific: Eric Esarey
Scientific: Len Pennacchio
Service: Tony Warwick
Service: Martha Condon
Societal Impact: Nihar Shah
Societal Impact: Boris Faybishenko
Societal Impact: Residential Ventilation Team of Woody Delp, Brennan Less, Brett Singer, and Iain Walker
Technology Transfer: Brett Helms
Please join me in congratulating these individuals and teams for the extraordinary contributions they have made to the Lab and to our scientific mission, and plan on attending the ceremony and reception on Oct. 14.