Derrick C Williams
Group Leader, Process Controls Conventional Facilities & Vacuum
Derrick Williams is a successful Group Leader of process controls for accelerator and beam line instrument systems. Derrick joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2002 as a Control Systems Engineer for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS). Prior to this, he spent 14 years at the Defense Waste Process Facility (DWPF) at Savannah River Site (SRS) in a variety of technical roles. The last 4 years at SRS was working on the Accelerator for the Production of Tritium (APT) located in Los Alamos, NM. He has extensive experience with designing original control systems and many upgrade projects with a focus in vacuum, water, and conventional facility controls. Derrick has contributed papers and presented in the PLC workshop at the EPICS Collaboration and the International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Controls Systems (ICALEPCS). In addition to his engineering management efforts, Derrick works sharing his experience with the accelerator community.