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Center for Hierarchical Waste Form Materials



 Jake Amoroso, Ph.D.

 Savannah River National Laboratory
 2018 DOE Nuclear Energy Fuel Cycle R&D Excellence Award
 2018 Savannah River National Laboratory Director's Award for Contributions to Technology Transfer


Kyle Brinkman, Ph.D.                                       

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Clemson University

Clemson Major Research Instrumentation Program Award 


Vancho Kocevski, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina
2019 NERSC Allocation Award
2018 NERSC Allocation Award
                                         2018 Discover USC Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Simon Phillpot, Ph.D.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Florida
2017 Doctoral Dissertation Adviser/Mentor Award
Inaugural University of Florida Term Professorship (2017-2019)


Natalia Shustova, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry 
University of South Carolina

Cottrell Scholar Research Award
Alfred P. Sloan Research Award
                                          Breakthrough Award (2017 Breakthrough Stars)
                                          NSF Career Award

Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
University of South Carolina
2019 Carolina Distinguished Professorship
2017 Breakthrough Leadership in Research Award 
                                          2016 Governor's Award for Excellence in Scientific Research