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Ben Betzler, a reactor physics nuclear engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

As a reactor physics nuclear engineer, Ben Betzler leverages and develops computational methods to solve questions across nuclear energy—whether it’s finding the best design of a reactor core or repurposing an old tool for a new analysis.

ORNL’s Samantha Erwin has received a Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Science Policy Fellowship.

Samantha Erwin of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has received a Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Science Policy Fellowship.

Michael Brady

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 12, 2020 -- Michael Brady, a researcher at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named fellow of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, or NACE International.

The image visualizes how the team’s multitask convolutional neural network classifies primary cancer sites. Image credit: Hong-Jun Yoon/ORNL

As the second-leading cause of death in the United States, cancer is a public health crisis that afflicts nearly one in two people during their lifetime.

Data scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have completed a study of long-term trends in the relationship between the timing of tree leafing and rising temperatures in the United States. The information is being incorporated into DOE’s Energy Exascale Earth System Model. Photo Credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy

A team of scientists led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that while all regions of the country can expect an earlier start to the growing season as temperatures rise, the trend is likely to become more variable year-over-year in hotter regions.