driving Research

Jens Birkholzer became acting ALD for EESA in February 2022 when Susan Hubbard, the former ALD for EESA, was named Deputy for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Learn what he's excited about at EESA and his days as a postdoc at the Lab in the 1990s.

Meet Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille, a well-known cosmologist who joined the Lab at the end of August as Director of the Physics Division. She shares a few thoughts about new opportunities at the Lab and her interest in public outreach.


Deb Agarwal is the interim division director of the Computing Sciences Area's newest division, the Scientific Data Division. She was formerly department head of the Computational Research Division's Data Science and Technology Department. She shares her thoughts about the new Division and the value of data science.

Susannah Tringe is Division Director for Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology in the Biosciences Area and Lead for the Microbial Systems Group at the Joint Genome Institute (JGI). She received an Early Career Research Program (ECRP) award in 2011, an event that helped propel her career forward.


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