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Zach Sims

Energy Materials


Supervising Faculty: Orlando Rios

Zach has a background in physics with a research focus on correlated electron material, such as the FeAs family of superconductors. After receiving his bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Tennessee he began pursuing research in fields relating more to materials science and energy materials. Today he is developing a new alloy for light weighting of the existing internal combustion engine fleet.


Five years of total research experience spread across University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Awards and Recognitions

Chancellor's Award for Professional Promise

Technology Commercialization Award ORNL


Google Scholar Profile: Zach Sims

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