Dalton D Lunga


Dalton is currently a research scientist in machine learning driven geospatial image analytics at ORNL. In this role he deploys machine learning and computer vision techniques in high performance computing environments, focusing on creating imagery-based data layers of interest to various societal problems e.g. enable accurate population distribution estimates, damage mapping for national security needs. He currently conducts research and development in machine learning techniques and advanced workflows for handling large volumes of geospatial data. A graduate of Purdue University and former employee at the  council for scientific and industrial research in South Africa, Dalton brings both academic and industrial background to ORNL to help lead scientific discovery in geospatial challenges for societal impact.