David Mullins Secretary

David Mullins received his BS in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary in 1978 and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. He came to ORNL as a Post Doc in 1986 and joined the staff in the Surface Science and Catalysis group in 1988. He retired from the lab in 2018. His research interests focused on using synchrotron radiation for studying chemical processes on powdered catalysts and single crystal surfaces. He was the developer of, and spokesperson for, a soft x-ray beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) and served several terms on the NSLS Users Executive Committee. He is a fellow of the American Vacuum Society (AVS) and served as Treasurer of the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the AVS for 20 years. He is also a member of the American Chemical Society and the North American Catalysis Society and served as president of the Southeast Chapter of the Catalysis Society. He has been treasurer of the First Presbyterian Church in Oak Ridge since 1996 and treasurer of Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC) since 2006.

Fred Peretz Board at large


Herbert Francis Krause Herb

Education: B.S. Physics, Drexel University 1965; PhD Physics, University of Pittsburgh 1970, research in atomic and chemical physics. ORNL employee 1970-2008; Physics Division; Senior Research Physicist in atomic physics. Publications: 171 scientific papers in American Physical Society journals listed in Google Scholar. Past elected FORNL board member and secretary 2012-2017; Associate board member 2018-2020.

Kathy Savage Gant Photo of Kathy associate

Kathy received Ph.D. in physics from University of Tennessee in 1976. She was employed at ORNL for 36 years, working in areas of civil defense, radiation safety, risk evaluation, environmental analysis, and emergency planning and exercise creation and evaluation for Departments of Energy and Defense and Nuclear Regulatory Commission. She performed work for International Atomic Energy Agency in Egypt and Mexico and at the headquarters in Austria.

Connor L. Matthews