Physical Sciences Division
Staff Awards & Honors
Zhenrong Zhang Receives M.T. Thomas Award for Postdoctoral Research
A scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Dr. Zhenrong Zhang was selected as the 2007 recipient of the M.T. Thomas Award for Outstanding Postdoctoral Achievement. This award recognizes her breakthrough science regarding the reactions on the surface of titanium dioxide, TiO2(110), a promising material with applications in catalysis and other areas. These breakthroughs are the result of her refinements to experimental instrumentation, allowing atomic-level measurements.
The award, first presented in 1996, acknowledges outstanding accomplishments by postdoctoral fellows who conduct their research in the Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, a national scientific user facility at PNNL.