Hilda B. Klasky

Hilda B Klasky

Senior R&D Staff


Mrs. Hilda Klasky is a highly accomplished professional with more than 25 years’ direct success in research & development, data, process and engineering analytics, and project management in highly regulated, multidisciplinary environments. She joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a leading science and technology laboratory under the direction of the Department of Energy, in 2009. Since that time, she has applied the full breadth and depth of her expertise to make significant contributions as a member of ORNL’s Scalable Biomedical Modeling Group - Advanced Computing for Health Sciences Section, in the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division (CSED).

Professional Contributions:
Mrs. Klasky's expertise has made significant contributions within ORNL's Computational Sciences and Engineering Division (CSED). Her impactful roles include data and process analytics, solution engineering, research, and system architecture advice. She has played a pivotal role in successful project management and engagements with prominent organizations, such as the Veterans Affairs Administration, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Electricite de France, Belgium-FANC, and others.

Professional Affiliations:
Hilda Klasky is associated with various professional organizations, including being a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). She is also an alternate member of the DOE Centralized Internal Review Board.

Publications and Reviewing:
She is a prolific author with over 70 publications and an experienced peer reviewer for journals and associations, including DOE's Office of Scientific and Technical Information, ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), Elsevier Computers & Industrial Engineering Journal, Institute for Operations Research and the Management of Sciences (INFORMS), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and Academy Health Association (AHA).

Continuous Learning:
Mrs. Klasky remains dedicated to expanding her skillset, having completed training in various fields, including Large Language Models, Big Data Analytics, Process Mining, Agile and Scrum, Project Management, Financial Engineering, and more. She is also proficient in Software Design & Modeling Techniques (UML) and has expertise in the Application of NQA1 SQA to DOE.

Hilda Klasky holds a Master of Science in Computational Engineering from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science in Computational Science from Universidad de Guadalajara.

Recipient of ORNL Significant Event Award in 2014:

Recognized for outstanding team's contribution to the life extension project of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant, demonstrating exceptional dedication and expertise in ensuring the plant's continued safe and efficient operation.



Conference Presentations:

✧ "Towards a Comparative Assessment of Data-Driven Process Models in Health Information Technology" at the IEEE ICHI 2023.

✧ "Six Machine-Learning Methods for Predicting Hospital-Stay Duration for Patients with Sepsis: A
Comparative Study" at the IEEE Southeast Conference 2022 and the AMIA Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Working Group 2023.

✧ “Feature Engineering to Produce Process Mining Data for Clinical Order Processes from Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems” at the IEEE Process Mining Camp 2020.

✧ “Feature Engineering and Process Mining to Enable Hazard Detection in Health Information Technology” at the 2020 AMIA Virtual Informatics Summit.