Robert Barlow Awarded Combustion Institute’s Alfred C. Egerton Gold Medal

Sandia National Laboratories scientist Robert Barlow was awarded the Alfred C. Egerton Gold Medal at the 35th International Symposium on Combustion in San Francisco on August 6. Given every two years by the Combustion Institute, the award recognizes “distinguished, continuing, and encouraging contributions to the field of combustion.” Lawrence Harding of Argonne National Laboratory won…

First Kevin E. Strecker Award Presented at Rice University

The Combustion Research Facility (CRF) sends warm congratulations to Joseph Barchas of Rice University, the first recipient of the Rice University’s Kevin E. Strecker Award. Joseph received the $2,000 award from the Department of Physics and Astronomy for developing the department’s best master’s thesis, Electrostatic Energy Exchange in Shock Acceleration, which he worked on with…