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Technology Transfer Awards

Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Awards

These awards are given to scientists, researchers, and others who work for federal laboratories and agencies in recognition of their excellence for transferring government-sponsored technologies to the public and private sectors.

Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Awards

  • 2011 Outstanding Lab Representative — Carrieann McDonough
  • 2011 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award — Innovalight Silicon Ink Process — Richard Mitchell and Team
  • 2011 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award — Electrochromic Window Technology — Dane Gillaspie and Team
  • 2010 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award — "Black Silicon" Nanocatalytic Wet-Chemical Etch Technique — Howard Branz and Team
  • 2010 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award — Flexible Thin-Film Crystalline-Silicon Photovoltaics on RABiTS —NREL's National Center for Photovoltaics
  • 2009 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award — Inverted Metamorphic Multijunction Solar Cell – Concentrating Photovoltaics Group
  • 2008 Mid-continent Award — Hybrid CIGS (copper indium gallium diselenide) — Dr. David Ginley and Team
  • 2005 Laboratory Director of the Year — Richard Truly
  • 2005 Notable Technology Development Award — Clean Fractionation — NREL's National Bioenergy Center
  • 2005 Notable Technology Development Award — The world's first fully integrated "biorefinery" — NREL's National Bioenergy Center
  • 2004 Notable Technology Development Award — Thermal Comfort project — Center for Transportation Technologies and Systems
  • 2004 Notable Technology Development Award — Advanced Petroleum-based Fuels (APBF) — NREL's Center for Transportation Technologies and Systems
  • 2004 Outstanding New Partnership Award — Dave Renee
  • 2004 Oustanding Business Collaboration Award — Bhushan Sopori
  • 2004 Outstanding Public Information Award — RnE2EW Program Team
  • 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award — Ken Touryan
  • 2004 Outstanding Business Process Improvement Award — Teresa Nealon
  • 2004 Outstanding Technology Development — In recognition of NREL's long-term efforts for "Using Renewables to Safeguard the Energy Infrastructure of the U.S."
  • 2004 Distinguished Service Award — Lawrence "Marty" Murphy
  • 2003 Outstanding Technology Development — To recognize long-term efforts for "Using Renewables to Safeguard the Energy Infrastructure of the U.S." — NREL and John Thornton.
  • 2003 Excellence in Technology Transfer — Smart, High-Performance Polyphenylenesulfide (PPS) Coating System — Dr. Keith Gawlik with Dr. Toshifumi Sugama of Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • 2003 Excellence in Technology Transfer — PVSCAN and PV Reflectometer — Dr. Bhushan Sopori
  • 2002 DRWiN Electronically Scanning Antenna — Dr. David Ginley and Team
  • 2001 Technology Development Award — Ed Witt of NREL and Siemens Solar Industries
  • 2000 Advanced Direct-Contact Condensers — Dr. Desikan Bharathan and Team
  • 1997 Variable-Conductance Insulation Catalytic Converter — Dave Benson and Dr. Tom Potter
  • 1997 Gallium Indium Phosphide/Gallium Arsenide Tandem Solar Cell — Dr. Jerry Olson and Dr. Sarah Kurtz
  • 1997 Coordinator's Distinguished Service Award, Mid-Continent Regional Award — Ken Touryan
  • 1996 Silicon Carbide Powder — Dr. Greg Glatzmaier
  • 1996 Coordinator, Mid-Continent Regional Award — Dana Moran
  • 1995 Aqueous Chelating Etch — Dr. David Ginley
  • 1994 Vortex Reactor — John Scahill
  • 1991 Low-Cost Energy-Saving Retrofits for Manufactured Buildings — National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • 1990 Adhesives from Biomass — Dr. Helena Chum
  • 1990 Advance Airfoil Blades for Wind Turbines — James Tangler
  • 1989 Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Technology — National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Colorado Technology Transfer Society

  • 1998 Advanced Direct Contact Condenser — Dr. Desikan Bharathan
  • 1997 Facilitator — Dana Moran
  • 1997 Variable-Conductance Insulation Catalytic Converter — David Benson and Dr. Tom Potter
  • 1996 Silicon Carbide Powder — Dr. Greg Glatzmaier