2016 Outstanding Mentor, Supervisor Award recipients announced

Several Argonne employees will be honored for their exceptional work as mentors and supervisors.

Maria Chan (NST) and Sibendu Som (ES) will receive the 2016 Outstanding Postdoctoral Supervisor Award. This award recognizes exceptional work in the supervision of postdoctoral employees and in developing the next generation of scientists and engineers.

The 2016 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor Award will be given to Leah Guzowski (GSS). Sang Soo Lee (CSE) and Tijana Rajh (NST) will receive honorable mentions. This award recognizes individuals for demonstrating strong advocacy for professional skills development, collaboration inside and outside the laboratory and providing guidance through career decisions.

Devin Hodge (JCESR) and Ken Kemner (BIO) will receive the 2016 Outstanding Staff Mentor Award.  Angelica Alfaro (TDC) will receive an honorable mention. This award recognizes the recipients’ exceptional work in mentoring and ensuring Argonne employees can achieve their full potential.

All three awards honor these mentors and supervisors for their ability to promote and create work environments that encourage and boost curiosity, to continuously fuel individual passions toward scientific ideas and to hold high standards for performance.

The awards are sponsored by the Leadership Institute and will be presented at a reception at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, in Bldg. 241, ESB second floor gallery. All employees are invited to attend.

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