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ORNL’s Titan supercomputer which ranked as one of the world’s top 10 fastest supercomputers from its debut as No. 1 in 2012 until June 2019.

Leah Broussard

Leah Broussard has always embraced challenges.

Lucas Lindsay

In his research studying atomic vibrations called phonons and their role in heat flow, Lucas Lindsay searches for materials that are quirky—a word he also uses to describe himself.  

Catherine Schuman

Even as a child, Catherine Schuman liked the challenges fundamental to computer science.

Kate Page

PECASE winner Kate Page knows the world of neutron research from the inside out, having worked both as a scientist supporting users at neutron facilities at Oak Ridge and Los Alamos national laboratories and as an accomplished experimentalist in her own right.

Miaofang Chi

Ever since she first encountered microscopes in elementary school, Miaofang Chi has been enchanted by the idea of unlocking worlds invisible to the naked eye.

Joseph Lukens

Joseph Lukens picked electrical engineering as his undergraduate major at the University of Alabama, thinking it might help him manipulate sound.