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Research Associate Spotlights and Mentor Profiles

 

The Research Associate Spotlights and Mentor Profiles will be published quarterly to showcase what our research associates are learning and their valuable contributions to energy research at NETL. In addition, we will highlight the important role the Lab’s researchers play in guiding them toward success. Click on the links below to learn more!


Current Spotlight:

Fai Xue

Research Associate Spotlight: Research associate Fei Xue is a participant in the NETL Post Graduate Research Program administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. Fei is making meaningful contributions to NETL’s efforts to analyze and predict performance of materials used in a diverse set of energy research projects while accelerating development of clean energy technologies. Read More!

Youhai Wen

Mentor Profile: For Youhai Wen, a general engineer on NETL’s Computational Science and Engineering Team, mentoring research associates such as Fei is an extraordinary experience. “It is truly exciting to watch this next generation of dedicated and talented researchers blossom and advance their careers,” he said. Read More!


Past Spotlights:

Nageswara Lalam

Research Associate Spotlight: Research associate Nageswara “Nagesh” Lalam, a participant in the NETL Post Graduate Research Program administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, shares how novel fiber optic sensor systems can provide real-time monitoring of this vital component of the U.S. energy infrastructure. Read More!

Michael Buric, Ph.D

Mentor Profile: Michael Buric, Ph.D, a staff scientist on NETL’s Functional Materials Team, discusses the valuable contributions Nagesh is making at the Lab and the career-building opportunities his mentee is experiencing. Read More!

Kristyn Johnson

Kristyn Johnson, a graduate intern, explains how her NETL internship has offered "every imaginable opportunity and advantage" to prepare for a rewarding career. Read More!

Don Ferguson

Don Ferguson, a member of the NETL Thermal Sciences Team, discusses the value of his own experience as an NETL intern and the important contributions that NETL interns make to develop new technologies. Read More!


Internship Opportunities Contact:

Patricia Adkins-Coliane