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Accolades: Awards and notable notes

Crouch Research Gets IREK12 Boost

Dustin CrouchDustin Crouch, assistant professor in MABE, is one of four individuals selected from a nationwide pool of applicants to be a scholar for The Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Program (IREK12) in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences.

As part of the program, he will receive a financial award that includes one year of salary support and funding to build his research program in rehabilitation science.

Read about Crouch’s award.


CURENT Makes the Finals for R&D 100 Awards

CURENT LogoResearch by Governor’s Chair Professor Yilu Liu, the CURENT team, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are among finalists that R&D Magazine announced for its annual “R&D 100 Awards.”

ORNL was named as the primary or sole developer on six of the recognized technologies and was a co-developer on two more, including the Liu and team’s “Mobile Universal Grid Analyzer.”

The R&D 100 Awards are a globally prestigious recognition of invention and innovation. The awards recognize 100 of the top innovations across five categories: analytical/test, IT/electrical, mechanical devices/materials, process/prototyping, and software/services.

Read about the R&D 100.