Argonne’s Mitch Farmer receives Secretary’s Achievement Honor Award
Argonne nuclear engineer Mitch Farmer was selected by U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu as a recipient of the Secretary’s Achievement Honor Award.
Farmer was recognized for providing assistance and expertise during the nuclear situation at the Fukuskima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
The Honor Awards represent the highest internal non-monetary recognition given to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) employees and contractors for providing exceptional service to the Department and the American people.
Chu presented the prestigious award to Farmer and other recipients at a ceremony on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at DOE Headquarters in Washington, D.C.