Monday, April 24, 2017

INL recognizes researchers, inventors at annual banquet

Cliff Davis, 2016 winner of INL
Lifetime Achievement Award
Idaho National Laboratory held its annual Laboratory Director Awards reception Friday night, celebrating achievements of 2016 and honoring researchers for their work. Thirty newly issued patents and two copyright assertions were recognized.

Award recipients were:

  • Community Award: David Snell 

  • Leadership Award: Yongfeng Zhang 

  • Mission Advancement Award: Richard Barney Carlson 

  • Mission Enabling Individual Award: Todd Taylor 

  • Mission Enabling Team Award: TREAT Safety Basis Team: James R. Parry, Anthony W. LaPorta, Charles P. Forshee, Doug Gerstner, Leslie A. Roberts 

  • Early Career Exceptional Achievement Award: Vivek Agarwal 

  • Exceptional Engineering Achievement Award: Shelly X. Li 

  • Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award: Robert V. Fox 

  • Lifetime Achievement in Science and Technology Award: Cliff B. Davis 

  • Outstanding Impact Award: Michael W. Snyder 

  • Research Technician of the Year Award: Cathy Rae 

  • Support Technician of the Year Award: Shaun Clements 

  • Inventor of the Year Award: Michael McKellar 

  • INL Vision Award: Radiological Security Source Disposition Team: Kathryn A. McBride, David L. Parks, John C. Zarling 

  • INL Vision Award: High-Value, High-Precision, High-Profile and High-Risk Machining Work Scope Team: Rex C. Buttars, William C. Fuger, Cory V. Jones, Ricky D. Popejoy, Mark D. Steffler 

  • INL Vision Award: Small Modular Reactor Deployment Team: Shannon M. Bragg-Sitton, George W. Griffith, James C, Kinsey, Corey K. McDaniel, Michael W Patterson