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PNNL scientist named AVS Fellow

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November 17, 2004 Share This!

RICHLAND, Wash. — Michael Henderson, a scientist at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of the American Vacuum Society (AVS). Henderson was selected for his scientific and technical contributions in pioneering investigations of fundamental phenomena on oxide surfaces. Fellow status is the highest recognition an AVS member can receive. Henderson will be recognized at the AVS Award Assembly on November 17, in Anaheim, California.

Henderson has more than 20 years of experience in the field of chemistry. His current research focus is in molecular-level examination of the chemistry of oxide single crystals in vacuum conditions. He further works to provide fundamental understanding into the physical and chemical properties of complex oxide surface phenomena. He has 90 publications and is a highly regarded professional speaker in his field, with 59 presentations to his credit.

He earned a bachelor's and master's degree in chemistry from Auburn University in Alabama in 1981 and 1984, respectively. He earned a doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Texas-Austin in 1988. Henderson also served as board member for the Pacific Northwest chapter.


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