ORNL's director, Thom holds a B.Sc. degree from Dalhousie University and a Ph.D. from McMaster University. Prior to becoming director in 2007, he was the Associate Laboratory Director for Neutron Sciences, having led the Spallation Neutron Source Project through construction. A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and now an American citizen, Thom is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the American Physical Society (APS). He has been awarded honorary doctorates by Dalhousie University and McMaster University.
Jeff is Deputy for Laboratory Operations at ORNL, where he has led a $350 million campus modernization project. He also serves as president of the UT-Battelle Development Corporation, an entity established to develop privately constructed facilities at ORNL. Jeff received a degree in ceramic engineering from Ohio State University.
As Deputy for Science and Technology, Thomas oversees one of the nation's largest research and development programs, with an annual budget of more than $1.4 billion and a portfolio that spans physical sciences, energy and engineering sciences, computing and computational sciences, neutron sciences, and global security for the U.S. Department of Energy and other sponsors.
As General Counsel of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Rachel leads the laboratory's Legal Directorate, with responsibility for providing legal advice and counsel to the Laboratory Director and management in all areas affecting the Laboratory.
Chief Financial Officer for UT-Battelle since April 2011, Scott received a B.S. from Concord College (now Concord University) and an MBA from Auburn University. He is also a certified public accountant. Before joining UT-Battelle as Chief Audit Executive in 2000, Scott served as Chief Audit Officer for Oak Ridge Associated Universities and as an auditor for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General.
ORNL’s Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences, Michelle earned a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Kansas and a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Wisconsin. The R&D 100 Award recipient is an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee and serves as director of the Center for Molecular Cellular Systems.
Alan became the Associate Laboratory Director for ORNL's Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate in February 2014. NSED operates state-of-the-art nuclear facilities and conducts technology development and application programs that impact fields from basic science to reactor development to national security.
Mohammad (Moe) Khaleel
As ORNL’s Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Khaleel oversees a rich portfolio to address key issues spanning basic to applied disciplines, with a focus on delivering innovative solutions to environmental, engineering, and manufacturing dimensions of energy and climate.
As Director of Communications, David is responsible for external and internal communications, community relations, and protocol visits for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
ORNL's Associate Laboratory Director for Neutron Sciences, Paul is also a joint faculty professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Tennessee, an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Toledo (Ohio), and director of the ORNL Center for Structural Molecular Biology (CSMB).
C. Gail Lewis
Gail leads the Internal Audit Directorate, which is responsible for all audit activities and the staff concerns program at ORNL. The organization provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services that are designed to support and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes through evaluations of all ORNL management systems, processes, and programs.
Jeff serves as Associate Laboratory Director for Computing and Computational Sciences. A theoretical chemist and software developer, he joined ORNL in 2002 as Director of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division. The R&D 100 Award recipient holds B.A. degrees in chemistry and mathematics from Malone College (Canton, Ohio) and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Texas A&M University.
As Director of Global Security, Brent oversees programs supporting national priorities in global and homeland security for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other agencies. Before joining ORNL, He served as the Director of the U.S. DOE/NNSA Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL), an integral part of the Nevada Test Site (NTS) contract managed by National Security Technologies, LLC.
John leads the Environment, Safety, and Health (ES&H) Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). John is an environmental engineer with approximately 30 years of ES&H experience within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex. He worked in DOE's national nuclear security and environmental cleanup programs before joining ORNL in 2004.
Jim is Associate Laboratory Director for Science and Technology Partnerships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He holds a B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. Jim is a fellow of AAAS and a former president of the Materials Research Society.
A plasma physicist, Ned manages the U.S. Contributions to ITER Project, the U.S. portion of an international partnership aimed at demonstrating the scientific and technological feasibility of fusion energy. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from MIT and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. Ned is a fellow of AAAS, IEEE and APS.
As Director of Human Resources, Debbie leads the Laboratory's efforts to attract, develop and retain outstanding, diverse and engaged staff through effective workforce planning and recruiting, staff development, competitive compensation and benefit plans, and proactive staff and labor relations. She received her doctorate in experimental psychology from the University of Tennessee.
Jimmy is Director of the Facilities and Operations Directorate at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He manages seven divisions that provide critical laboratory support services. These include facility operations, laboratory protection, engineering and construction management, materials fabrication, site services, logistical functions, and craft services.