Here are updates on some recent moves by individuals.
- Eric Abelquist, who retired from his role as Executive Vice President of ORAU a month or so ago, has just completed his first week in his new gig. The current Chair of the Board of the East Tennessee Economic Council was named Deputy Director of Technical Services at UCOR, the Department of Energy’s clean-up contractor in Oak Ridge. Abelquist holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in radiation sciences along with an MBA and PhD in nuclear engineering.
- Patrick Reynolds, former Licensing Associate for the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, has just started a new role as University Program Director for the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) at Georgia Tech. According to information on the web, NSIN is a U.S. Department of Defense organization building networks of innovators that generate new solutions to national security problems. Reynolds departed Knoxville four years ago to serve as Assistant Director for Faculty and Start-up Services at Emory University.