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James J. Thomas, 2009 Homeland Security Award

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James J. Thomas, 2009 Homeland Security Award

James J. Thomas Laboratory Fellow Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mr. Thomas is founder and past Director of the Department of Homeland Security National Visualization and Analytics Center. His responsibilities at PNNL include establishing investment directions for Information and Computing Technology (ICT), representing ICT in and outside PNNL, leading major technology initiatives, mentoring staff, and being […]

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Christine E. Schmidt, Ph.D., 2008 Life Sciences Award

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Christine E. Schmidt, Ph.D., 2008 Life Sciences Award

Christine E. Schmidt, Ph.D. Laurence E. McMakin Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin Dr. Schmidt is conducting research in neural cell and tissue engineering, a subfield within bioengineering. Dr. Schmidt has invented a chemical process to modify human nerve tissue so it may be utilized for patients with […]

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James Jones, Ph.D., 2008 Homeland Security Award

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James Jones, Ph.D., 2008 Homeland Security Award

James Jones, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls, Idaho Dr. James Jones is a senior research scientist at the Idaho National Laboratory, and a recognized expert in photonuclear measurement techniques. He specializes in the development of electron and charge particle accelerator technologies and advanced detection sensors for nuclear treaty verification, illicit material […]

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Douglas L. McMakin, 2007 Homeland Security Award

Written by on April 10, 2007 in 2007, Homeland Security Award, Researcher with 0 Comments
Douglas L. McMakin, 2007 Homeland Security Award

Douglas L. McMakin Staff Engineer Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington Mr. Douglas L. McMakin is Staff Engineer in the Applied Physics Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy, and has worked in the Radar Imaging Laboratory since 1987. As Project Manager and Technical Lead at the […]

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Donna H. Branson, Ph.D., 2006 Homeland Security Award

Written by on April 10, 2006 in 2006, Homeland Security Award, Researcher with 0 Comments
Donna H. Branson, Ph.D., 2006 Homeland Security Award

Donna H. Branson, Ph.D. Regents Professor and Director Institute of Protective Apparel Research and Technology Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma Dr. Donna H. Branson is Director of the Institute of Protective Apparel Research and Technology and Regents Professor at Oklahoma State University. She co-led an industry-academic team of researchers from 2001-2004 to develop a prototype […]

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The Chade Bag, 2005 Christopher Columbus Chairman’s Award

Written by on November 10, 2005 in 2005, Christopher Columbus Chairman's Award, Researcher with 0 Comments

The Chade Bag Edward W. Stitt New York, NY Problem: There is a huge disparity in size among middle-school students, spanning a foot and a half in height and 100 pounds in weight, which can cause problems for some students not being able to see the blackboard and teacher. Solution: An inflatable backpack that folds […]

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Bruce E. Logan, Ph.D., 2005 Annunzio Award

Written by on July 10, 2005 in 2005, Researcher, The Annunzio STEM Leadership Award

Bruce E. Logan, Ph.D. Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Dr. Logan and his research group are pioneering completely new ways to make electricity based on recovering energy from waste. They have shown that it is possible to produce electricity from waste organic matter in water, with a device called […]

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Joseph Chaiken, Ph.D., 2005 Annunzio Award

Written by on July 10, 2005 in 2005, Researcher, The Annunzio STEM Leadership Award

Joseph Chaiken, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York A ten year-old left in a dark room with a flashlight for a few minutes will usually press the light up against his or her hand or some other body part to behold the red glow. The red glow shows that of the colors […]

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Ronald Eaglin, Ph.D., 2005 Homeland Security Award

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Ronald Eaglin, Ph.D., 2005 Homeland Security Award

Ronald Eaglin, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Engineering Technology University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida Dr. Ronald Eaglin has designed and is currently working on Florida Integrated Network for Data Exchange and Retrieval (FINDER), a successful project that links over 120 law enforcement agencies in the State of Florida. Beginning in 2000, a group of Florida […]

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Edward L. Reber, Ph.D., 2005 Homeland Security Award

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Edward L. Reber, Ph.D., 2005 Homeland Security Award

Edward L. Reber, Ph.D. Staff Scientist Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls, Idaho Through the years, Dr. Edward L. Reber has worked on many different projects including nuclear nonproliferation, basic nuclear research, and spent nuclear fuel characterization, among others. Dr. Reber and his team at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) are currently involved in the research […]

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