Edmon Begoli

AI Systems R&D Section Head

Edmon Begoli, PhD leads the AIS R&D section and is a distinguished member of the ORNL research staff.

He specializes in the research, design, and development of resilient, secure, and scalable analytic architectures. Additionally, Edmon has been leading national scale programs focused on the predictive modeling problems related to national defense, fraud prevention, veteran suicide prevention (collaboration with PERC/REACH VET), precision, and personalized medicine (MVP CHAMPION). During his tenure at ORNL, Edmon led the original Knowledge Discovery Infrastructure (KDI) and the Citadel efforts, the first DOE platforms for computing on protected data, including leadership-class systems. 

Edmon is a senior member of the IEEE and ACM and is a committer with Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

Edmon holds undergraduate, graduate (University of Colorado-Boulder), and doctoral degrees (University of Tennessee) in Computer Science. He is currently a visiting scholar with the UC Berkeley EECS, RISE Lab, and a joint faculty professor of computer science at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, EECS department.