In The Spotlight

Siegfried Hecker
Role: Director Emeritus, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Awards: 2009 Enrico Fermi Award Winner
Profile: Stanford University Professor Siegfried Hecker has received the prestigious Enrico Fermi Award, one of the top honors awarded by the U.S. government.
Lisa G. Hilliard
Role: DOE Representative to World Institute of Nuclear Safety (WINS)
Awards: NNSA Administrator's Silver Award
Profile: Lisa G. Hilliard has received the NNSA Administrator's Silver Award.
Clifford Ho
Role: Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories
Awards: Asian American Engineer of the Year
Profile: Clifford Ho, a Sandia engineer, has been selected by the Chinese Institute of Engineers - USA to receive the Asian American Engineer of the Year Award.
Omar Hurricane
Role: Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Awards: Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award
Profile: Omar Hurricane has been named as a recipient of the Department of Energy's prestigious Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award.
Nancy B. Jackson
Role: Manager, International Chemical Threat Reduction Department, Sandia National Laboratories
Profile: Nancy B. Jackson, manager of the International Chemical Threat Reduction Department at Sandia National Laboratories, will be the American Chemical Society president in 2011 and will serve on the ACS Board of Directors during her presidential succession, which will run from 2010 to 2012.
Michael C. Kane with North Star Award, NNSA
Role: Associate Administrator for Management and Administration, National Nuclear Security Administration
Awards: Senior Executive Service Development Program's "North Star Award"
Profile: Michael C. Kane of the National Nuclear Security Administration received the Senior Executive Service Development Program's "North Star Award."
John Krepps
Role: Facility Representative, Technical Area (TA-55) Plutonium Facility, Los Alamos Site Office
Awards: U.S. Department of Energy Facility Representative of the Year
Susan Livenick, NTS Project Manager
Role: Project Manager, Nevada Test Site
Awards: 2009 U.S. Department of Energy's Management Award
Profile: Susan Livenick, a Project Manager at the Nevada Test Site, received the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy's  Management Award.
Turab Lookman
Role: Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Awards: 2009 LANL Fellows Prize for Outstanding Research in Science or Engineering
Profile: Turab Lookman has received the 2009 LANL Fellows Prize for Outstanding Research in Science or Engineering.
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Role: Researcher, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Awards: AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
Profile: A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher's paper published in November 2008 is co-winner of this year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Newcomb Cleveland Prize.
John Maenchen
Role: Deputy Science Advisor to the Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs
Awards: Peter Haas Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Profile: Dr. John Maenchen has received the prestigious Peter Haas Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
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Role: Senior Adviser, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Programs Sector, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Awards: Fellow of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
Profile: Steven Mladineo has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management.
David S. Moore
Role: Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Awards: 2009 LANL Fellows Prize for Outstanding Leadership in Science or Engineering
Profile: David S. Moore has received the 2009 LANL Fellows Prize for Outstanding Leadership in Science or Engineering.
Edward Moses
Role: Director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Awards: 2009 Edward Teller Medal
Profile: Edward Moses of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a recipient of the 2009 Edward Teller Medal.
Charles Mueller
Role: Technical Staff, Engine Combustion, Sandia National Laboratories
Awards: Harry L. Horning Memorial Award
Profile: Chuck Mueller has received the 2008 Harry L. Horning Memorial Award
David Myers
Role: Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories
Awards: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Profile: Sandia researchers David Haaland and David Myers have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Jim Novak
Role: Manager, Sandia National Laboratories
Awards: University of New Mexico's Anderson School of Management’s Hall of Fame Inductee
Profile: Jim Novak from Sandia National Laboratories will be inducted into the University of New Mexico's Anderson School of Management’s Hall of Fame next month.
Samuel "Tom" Picraux
Role: Chief Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory - Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
Awards: 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow
Profile: Six Los Alamos scientists have been designated 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows in recognition of sustained, outstanding scientific contributions and exceptional promise for continued professional achievement.
Lance Rakow, NTS Logistics Services Mangager
Role: Logistics Services Manager, Nevada Test Site
Awards: 2009 U.S. Department of Energy's Management Award
Profile: Lance Rakow was awarded this years Department of Energy's Management Award honoring his outstanding achievements in energy and water management.
Kennedy Reed
Role: Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Awards: Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering Mentoring
Profile: President Obama has named physicist Kennedy Reed as a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering Mentoring.