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Dr. Zinkle Receives Award at the MS&T 2017 Meeting

Zinkle Orton Award

Zinkle Orton AwardSteven J. Zinkle, UT/ORNL Governors Chair Professor for Nuclear Materials, received the American Ceramic Society Edward Orton, Jr. Memorial Lecture Award during the Materials Science & Technology 2017 meeting in Pittsburgh, PA on October 10, 2017. The annual lecture award dates back to 1933 and is named after one of the early leaders of the American Ceramic Society. The Orton lecturer is selected based on their scholarly attainments in ceramics or related field. In connection with the award, Steve delivered a plenary lecture entitled “What’s New with Nuclear Reactors: A Materials Science Perspective”.