ORNL’s Fernandez-Baca honored

Jaime Fernandez-Baca, a research group leader in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Condensed Matter Division, has been named a fellow of the Neutron Scattering Society of America.fern-baca200

The society recognized Fernandez-Baca for:

“Important contributions to the study of spin dynamics in magnetic systems notably including amorphous magnets and colossal magnetoresistance materials, for outstanding service to the neutron scattering community in the United States, and for leadership in promoting and supporting excellence in neutron scattering research.”

Fernandez-Baca leads the Triple Axis Spectroscopy research group at ORNL. He also serves as a joint faculty professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Tennessee.

He received his PhD in experimental condensed matter physics from the University of Maryland.

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