Energy Secretary Announces New Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory


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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas Zacharia as the new director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He was unanimously selected by the UT-Battelle Board of Governors to succeed Dr. Thom Mason as ORNL’s Director.

Dr. Zacharia has been successful in extending ORNL’s reach as one of the world’s leading research institutions, and in broadening partnerships with the academic community across multiple disciplines. He holds two U.S. patents and is author or co-author of more than 100 publications on high-performance computing for manufacturing processes.

More information on Dr. Zacharia can be found here.

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