Supercomputing and Computation


Emergency Preparedness & Response

Problem Statement:

  • To support the Office for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Infrastructure and Energy Restoration Division’s Visualization and Modeling Workgroup during natural or technological disasters.

Technical Approach:

  • Using a variety of tools, and working under the coordination of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, subject matter experts from several of DOE’s National Laboratories leverage existing expertise to respond to natural and man-made emergencies that impact energy infrastructure.


  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s GIST group provides expertise on population dynamics, demographic analysis, multimodal commodity flow analysis, and transportation routing and contingency planning.

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