Jaimie A Werner
Labs & Soft Matter Group Leader
Jaimie Werner is the Labs & Soft Matter Group Leader. The Group's mission is to facilitate pioneering science by providing reliable support services, efficient sample management, convenient laboratory spaces, and cutting-edge soft matter sample environments.
Previously, Jaimie was Team Lead of the User Labs and Sample Support team, a team of technicians who provided internal and external users and staff with lab and experiment support at the Spallation Neutron Source, High Flux Isotope Reactor, and Shull Wollan Center.
Jaimie joined ORNL in 2010 as a scientific laboratory technician. She served in this role until taking the Team Lead position in 2013. During her time at ORNL she has led various projects that have improved processes affecting the user experience at ORNL. Notable projects include the Sample Check-In Program at SNS and HFIR that addressed sample control issues, upgrading the sample tracking database (ITEMS), complete overhaul of the Sample Activation Calculator (SAC) to fit the growing needs of the facility, coordinating the buildout of a Biological Safety Level 2 lab, streamlining sample management at SNS and HFIR, and improving communication between NSD LSMs.
Jaimie has also chaired Women in Neutron Sciences (2017) and the NScD Diversity & Inclusion Initiative (2020).