ASM International names SRS a historical landmark

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- The Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site has been named as a historical landmark by ASM International.

ASM International is a professional society for materials science and manufacturing. SRS is one of only three landmarks designated from the current year’s class of nominees.

"ASM historical landmarks identify sites and events that have played a prominent part in the discovery, development and growth of metals and metalworking and engineered materials," according to a news release.

The nomination was submitted by Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman of SRNL and Dr. Elliott Clark, formerly of SRNL, on behalf of the Savannah River Chapter of ASM.

President of ASM International Professor Ravi Ravindran presents the ASM historical landmark plaque to Executive Vice President and Director of SRNL Terry Michalske. (SRS)

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