Melissa R Dumas

Melissa Allen-Dumas is a Research Scientist in the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She holds a PhD degree in Energy Science and Engineering and a MS degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Tennessee. Her expertise includes global modeling and analysis of atmospheric species transport, statistical and dynamical downscaling of various climate model output, analysis of direct and indirect effects of climate change on electricity demand, and on other national and civic critical infrastructures.  She is the lead for the ORNL Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability theme within the Climate Change Science Institute; and a member of the Urban Dynamics Institute.