Pickel elected fellow of the American Chemical Society

Joseph Pickel of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been elected a 2021 fellow of the American Chemical Society, or ACS.

Pickel supports the Fusion and Fission Energy and Sciences Directorate as environment, safety and health coordinator.

He was recognized for his contributions to improved laboratory safety and operational processes and modernization of laboratory facilities. He also is recognized for contributions through service in leadership roles and the development of safety programming for the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety.