Messer portrait

Bronson E Messer II

Director of Science and Acting Section Head

Bronson Messer is a Distinguished Scientist and Director of Science at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at ORNL. His primary research interests are related to the explosion mechanisms and phenomenology of supernovae (both thermonuclear and core-collapse), especially neutrino transport and signatures, dense matter physics, and the details of turbulent nuclear combustion.

Dr. Messer is a member of the American Astronomical Society, the American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.