Arnold Lumsdaine

Group Leader, Fusion Engineering

Arnie has been lead engineer for the MPEX project and is well-known as a mechanical engineer in the fusion community. Since joining ORNL, he has served in lead engineering roles for the design and analysis of high-heat flux divertor components, high-power microwave transmission line components, high-vacuum vessels, and plasma-facing systems.

He chaired the Fusion Energy Division of the American Nuclear Society from 2016-19 and co-chaired the FESAC Subcommittee on Transformative Enabling Capabilities from 2017-18.