Jitendra Kumar

Research Staff Member

Jitendra (Jitu) Kumar is a research staff member in the Environmental Sciences Division and the Climate Change Science Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory His research interests include computational hydrology and hydrogeology, terrestrial biogeochemistry, landscape ecology, global optimization, data assimilation and large scale data analytics.

Working at the intersection of computing and earth sciences, he is also interested in development of parallel algorithms and tools to bring high performance computing to bear for addressing computationally challenging problems in earth and climate sciences.