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2020 Colleagues' Choice Award


Ms. Dax is recognized for delivering exceptionally high-quality sample environment support to hundreds of researchers from NIST, industry, academia, and other government laboratories who use the advanced neutron measurement capabilities available at NIST.  Ms. Dax's efforts have led to significantly higher performance of this instrumentation by achieving an enviable record of reliability and through innovative sample environment design and optimization. Owing to her technical acumen, organizational skills, and unparalleled patience with experimenters, Ms. Dax is a major contributor to the success of the neutron scattering program at NIST. 


Tanya Dax

NIST Center for Neutron Research