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OBER Scientist Wins Prestigious Award.
Published: February 28, 2001
Posted: August 03, 2001

Dr. Elias Greenbaum, a Corporate Fellow in the Chemical Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was named "ORNL Scientist of the Year" at the Laboratory's Award Night 2000 ceremony. Dr. Greenbaum was cited for his "sustained and pioneering contributions to the biological physics of green plant photosynthesis." His innovative research has lead to numerous advances in the development of biological sensors that will ultimately help the blind see (artificial sight). His research is supported by the Medical Sciences Division.

Contact: Dean Cole, SC-73, 3-3268
Topic Areas:

  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition
  • Legacy: Medical Applications

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-73 Medical Sciences Division, OBER)


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