Hao Ma

Hao M Ma

Postdoctoral Research Associate



Dr. Hao Ma is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University in 2020 and B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Science and Technology of China in 2014. He has a strong background in nanoscale thermal transport based on various materials using both computational and experimental methods. At ORNL, Dr. Ma performs inelastic neutron and x-ray scattering measurements on phonon dispersion and lifetimes in nuclear fuel materials, with and without irradiation/defects.