Robert Records has worked at ORNL for 19 years, during which he has managed a variety of different projects with titles such as Team Leader, Technical Lead, Project Manager, and Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Energy. In recent years, Rob has been the Operations Manager for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM) Data Center. The ARM Data Center is an important component of the ARM facility where data collected in the field at ARM observatories, at locations around the world, are routed, processed, archived, and made available to the science user community. Rob began supporting the ARM Data Center in 2012 and assumed the role of ARM Data Center Technical Leader in 2016. In this position, Rob leads technical staff at the ARM Data Center and collaborates with ARM staff at eight other national laboratories as well as scientists from other institutions who provide technical support for ARM instruments and associated data products.
Significant Event Award for department of Energy, ARM archive support for DOE, LES ARM Symbiotic Simulation and Observation - December 2016
Significant Event Award for Department of Defense, operationalizing explosive safety and munitions risk management, as lead investigator - May 2011
Significant Event Award for the Department of Homeland Security, Regional Technology Integration Initiative Assessment, as the communications lead - September 2005