Members of the Shull and Wollan families recently gathered in Oak Ridge for the rededication of the Shull Wollan Center—A Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences.
The Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to rename a joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory research institute. The Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences is now the Shull Wollan Center—A Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences, named in honor of two esteemed physicists and pioneers in neutron scattering, Clifford Shull and Ernest Wollan.
Alan Tennant has been appointed director of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The institute is a partnership between ORNL and UT.
Governor Phil Bredesen joined officials from the University of Tennessee and the Department of Energy Friday in dedicating a new state-funded research facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The event celebrated the opening of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences, a 31,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as an intellectual hub for the neutron science