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Witold Nazarewicz, James McConnell Distinguished Professor of Physics, has been selected as a 2013 UT-Battelle Corporate Fellow. The rank of corporate fellow –among Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s highest honors—recognizes the researchers’ significant accomplishments and continuing leadership in their scientific, engineering and technological fields. Nazarewicz is an international leader in theoretical nuclear physics and is widely recognized as a principal driving force behind research on the physics of exotic nuclei.  He has published more than 350 journal articles with 16,000 citations, has given more than 480 invited talks, and is the recipient of the prestigious Bonner Prize in nuclear physics from the American Physical Society. A Physics Division staff member since 1996, he served as Scientific Director of the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility from 1999 to 2011.

To view ORNL’s announcement, visit the lab’s website.

To read more about Dr. Nazarewicz, visit the Department of Physics and Astronomy website.