Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

2012 Ceremony

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Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) Awards Ceremony, Department of Energy, Office of Science

On August 1, 2012 the Department of Energy held a ceremony to honor the 13 PECASE winners associated with the agency.

Office of Science Director Bill Brinkman welcomed and congratulated the awardees, and Deputy Secretary Poneman gave a keynote address. Awardees were presented with a plaque commemorating the work for which they received their awards from their sponsoring offices (the Office of Science, the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the Office of Fossil Energy and the Office of Nuclear Energy).

 

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Department of Energy leadership sitting on the stage at the PECASE awardsDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman; Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science (SC); Jon Worthington, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Permitting, Siting and Analysis, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE); Steve Chalk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE); Dr. Anthony Cugini, Director of NETL, Fossil Energy (FE); Dennis Miotla, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Power Deployment, Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)

 
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Deputy Secretary of Energy, Daniel Poneman speaking at the podium during the 2012 PECASE ceremonyDOE Office of Science

Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman

 

 
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PECASE award winner Dr. Stanley Atcitty with Deputy Secretary Poneman and Jon Worthington, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Permitting, Siting and Analysis, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy ReliabilityDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary Poneman, Dr. Stanley Atcitty, Jon Worthington, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Permitting, Siting and Analysis, OE

 
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PECASE winner Dr. Jeffrey W. Banks receiving his award from Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. PonemanDOE Office of Science

Dr. Jeffrey W. Banks and Deputy Secretary Poneman

 
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PECASE winner Dr. Amy Clarke with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. PonemanDOE Office of Science

Dr. Amy Clarke and Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman

 
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PECASE winner Derek Gaston with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Dennis Miotla, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Power Deployment, Office of Nuclear EnergyDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Derek Gaston, Dennis Miotla, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Power Deployment, NE

 
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PECASE winner Dr. Christopher Hirata with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Director of the Office of Science, Dr. William BrinkmanDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Christopher Hirata, Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science

 
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PECASE winner Dr. Heileen Hsu-Kim with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Director of the Office of Science, Dr. William BrinkmanDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Heileen Hsu-Kim, Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science

 

 
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PECASE awardee Dr. Thomas Jaramillo with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Steve Chalk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Thomas Jaramillo, Steve Chalk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy, EERE

 
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PECASE awardee Dr. Pablo Jarillo-Herrero with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Director of the Office of Science, Dr. William BrinkmanDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science

 
 
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PECASE awardee Dr. John R. Kitchin with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Dr. Anthony Cugini, Director of NETLDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. John R. Kitchin, Dr. Anthony Cugini, Director of NETL

 
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PECASE awardee Dr. Peter Mueller with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Director of the Office of Science, Dr. William BrinkmanDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Peter Mueller, Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science

 
 
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PECASE awardee Dr. Daniel B. Sinars with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Director of the Office of Science, Dr. William BrinkmanDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Daniel B. Sinars, Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science

 
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PECASE awardee Dr. Jesse Thaler with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Director of the Office of Science, Dr. William BrinkmanDOE Office of Science

From L to R: Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, Dr. Jesse Thaler, Dr. Bill Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science

 
 
 
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PECASE awardee Dr. Heather Whitley with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. PonemanDOE Office of Science

Dr. Heather Whitley and Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman

 
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2011 PECASE winners holding their awards standing with DOE leadership on a stage (Ceremony: 8/1/12).DOE Office of Science

DOE Leadership and PECASE awardees

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