Vehicle Technologies Office Recognizes Outstanding Researchers
Each year, the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) recognizes individuals who make extraordinary contributions toward the advancement of energy-efficient vehicles. VTO recently announced these awards at our Annual Merit Review in Arlington, Virginia. This event gathers talented and innovative technical experts who work on DOE-funded projects throughout the year. These partners and stakeholders help VTO identify and accomplish its clean energy technology targets and strategies.
VTO congratulates these individuals on their outstanding efforts:
- Dr. Ronald Graves (Oak Ridge National Laboratory): In recognition of his exemplary achievements on the Advanced Engine Cross-Cut Team, U.S. DRIVE Engine Tech Team, and 21st Century Truck
- Dr. Khalil Amine (Argonne National Laboratory): In recognition of his discovery of new materials for next-generation, breakthrough battery technologies for automotive applications
- Dr. Scott Curran (Oak Ridge National Laboratory): In recognition of his leadership in transitioning RCCI combustion from a single cylinder to a multi-cylinder engine using bio-renewable fuels
- Janet Hopson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory): In recognition of her management of the fueleconomy.gov website, one of the most widely used Federal websites
- Dr. Michael Wang and Dr. Amgad Elgowainy (Argonne National Laboratory): In recognition of their outstanding contributions to life cycle assessment of alternative fuel vehicles pathways, including fuel cell and battery electric vehicles