Graeme Murdoch

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Graeme R Murdoch

Second Target Station Project Manager

Graeme Murdoch is the Project Manager for the Second Target Station Project reporting to the Project Director.  He is responsible and accountable for day-to-day management and execution of the STS project.  These responsibilities include ensuring project adherence to technical requirements, cost, and schedule baselines and utilization of appropriate and effective management control systems.  Graeme has over 35 years of progressive experience working in technical and management capacities in a particle accelerator and fusion engineering environment. 

Prior to his current position Graeme held various management roles within ORNL including, Neutron Technologies Division Director at SNS with responsibility for several key technical systems including the mercury target and instrument beamline engineering, and US ITER Non-Nuclear Systems Division Director at the US ITER Project with responsibility for the central solenoid magnet and plasma facing vacuum and diagnostic systems. 

Prior to joining ORNL, Graeme worked as a Senior Project Engineer at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, England, on the ISIS Spallation Neutron Source specializing in managing design, procurement, installation and commissioning of engineering equipment and system upgrades to the accelerator and target systems. 

Graeme graduating in mechanical engineering from the University of West England, Bristol.  He is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a registered Chartered Professional Engineer with the UK Engineering Council.