Laura L Pullum
Sr. Research Scientist
Dr. Laura Pullum is a senior research scientist in the Computational Data Analytics Group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, with over 30 years experience. Her research is in software-based system dependability and intelligent systems. She currently conducts research in the evaluation, verification and validation of predictive analytics and machine learning systems, and the use of novel machine learning algorithms for dependable disease dynamics examination. Prior to joining ORNL, she worked in industry, at a non-profit research institute, as a visiting professor, and as a small business owner.
Dr. Pullum has authored numerous publications including books, book chapters, and peer-reviewed papers; holds one patent, serves on technical advisory boards and NSF review panels, and serves on the standards working group for IEEE P1012-201X Standard for System Verification and Validation. She is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society.
Dr. Pullum holds a BS in Math; Masters degrees in Operations Research, Business Administration, and Geology; and a doctorate in Systems Engineering and Operations Research.