Phillip F Britt
Interim Division Director
Phil Britt is the Director of the Chemical Sciences Division and ORNL Program Manager for DOE’s, Basic Energy Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Program. He has over 30 years experience in studying kinetics and mechanisms of organic reactions involved in the thermal processing of energy resources and quantitative analysis of complex reaction mixtures. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and preprints on a broad range of topics.
Dr. Britt earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin, and a BS Cum Laude in chemistry at James Madison University. He devotes himself in serving professional organizations and is a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He co-organized 12 symposia at the ACS conference national meetings, served as Chair, Treasurer, and Alternate Councilor in ACS Division of Energy and Fuels and served on the Board of Directors of the Council for Chemical Research.