Electrical and Electronics Systems Research Capabilities

Capabilities

Vehicle Security Laboratory

The Vehicle Security Laboratory at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Vehicle Security Center places cyber experts and award-winning software analysis tools at ORNL’s National Transportation Research Center in close association with vehicle and manufacturing researchers. The Vehicle Security Laboratory offers a suite of capabilities to assess cyber vulnerabilities while vehicles are in operation. It...

Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Center

With further advancement and integration of its technology subsystems, unmanned aerial systems offer promising solutions to a variety of complex issues of national importance by enabling safe, cost-effective, efficient execution of tasks that are high-risk or impossible using traditional methods. To convert UAS potential into reality, Oak Ridge National Laboratory connects industry with world-...

Imaging, Signals, and Machine Learning

Imaging system development Identity Science algorithms and systems Pattern recognition Computational imaging (CT, coded aperture, holography, plenoptic) 3-dimensional metrology (structured lighting, stereo, AFM) Tracking algorithms and systems Non-destructive testing (x-ray/neutron)

Technical Testing and Analysis Center (TTAC)

The Technical Testing and Analysis Center provides quality, standards-based testing and analysis on various instrumentation for government, industry, and ORNL internal customers utilizing NVLAP-accredited (NVLAP Lab Code 200861-0) facilities and equipment. TTAC performs systematic and comparable testing to ensure equipment under test meets application needs. TTAC’s capabilities include...

Power Electronics and Electric Machinery (PEEM) Research Center

The PEEM Center’s researchers are the DOE’s premiere resources for the development of power electronics and electric machinery research. Recent activities in the grid, automotive, and renewables space have driven advances in wireless and wired power charging, power inverters and converters, efficient motor control technologies, compact electric motors, and packaging. The Center’s activities cover...

Grid Capabilities

Among the EESR Division's Electrical Grid Capabilities: GRIDEYE MONITORING ORNL's EESR Division, in partnership with University of Tennessee, has a unique wide-area grid monitoring network that provides observation of the entire electrical grid’s dynamic performance continuously and in real time. GridEye uses monitoring devices that are essentially time synchronized single-phase phasor...