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ORNL Names Mason Laboratory Director (6/5/07)

June 5, 2007

UT-Battelle recently announced the selection of Thom Mason, Ph.D., as laboratory director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), effective July 1. Since 2001, Mason has served as associate lab director for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS).

“We are genuinely excited to have a person of Thom Mason’s talent and experience to lead ORNL,” said John Petersen, Ph.D., University of Tennessee president and UT-Battelle vice chair, and Carl Kohrt, Ph.D., Battelle president and UT-Battelle chair, in a joint statement. “As a world-class scientist who has already made a mark in the research community, Thom represents the future of ORNL.”

Call (865) 574-4160 for additional information. ORNL’s website is located at www.ornl.gov.