Dr. Dali Wang is a Distinguished Scientist in the Directorate of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Additionally, he holds the position of Joint Faculty Professor of data & computer science at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville). Dr. Wang leads multidisciplinary teams to conduct cutting-edge research in ultrahigh resolution ESM (land) modeling, science-inspired AI/machine learning, high-performance computing, advanced manufacturing, and developmental biology. He has made significant contributions to several national-scope projects, including Earth system modeling, Exascale computing project, TeraGrid, and embryogenesis. Dr. Wang has authored (co-authored) over 130 peer-reviewed publications and has served as the PI (co-PI) of over 30 projects, with total funding of over 15 million from various agencies and private sectors. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a board member of the International Environmental Modelling & Software Society.