Daniel B. Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy, today honored the five individuals from NNSA’s national laboratories who have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards (PECASE) for Scientists and Engineers. Poneman presented each recipient with a plaque and praised each recipient for receiving the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
The five PECASE recipients are Jeffrey W. Banks  and Heather Whitley , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Amy J. Clarke , Los Alamos National Laboratory; and Stanley Atcitty  and Daniel B. Sinars , Sandia National Laboratories.
President Obama yesterday honored the recipients  at the White House.
Read more about the awards .