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Ben A La Riviere

Research Scientist

Researcher in the Sensors and Electronics Group within the Electrification and Energy Infrastructures Division of the Energy, Science, and Technology Directorate.

Present technology focus areas include:

- Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) sensors and devices

- Electronics printing and additive integration of electronics

- Grid sensor development 


R&D Staff at ORNL, 4/2024 - present

R&D Associate Staff at ORNL, 3/2022 - 3/2024

Postdoctoral Researcher at ORNL, 8/2021-2/2022

Staff Scientist at Matrix Sensors, 3/2021-6/2021

Postdoctoral Researcher at ORNL, 8/2019-3/2021


Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, 2019

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, 2016

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, San Francisco State University, 2013

- Aerosol-Jet, ink-jet, and extrusion electronics printers 

- e-beam evaporation deposition system

- Maskless and conventional photolithography tools (700 nm resolution)

- Thin-film characterization tools