Mr. Scott DeNeale is a Water Resources Engineer (EIT) Research Staff in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Environmental Sciences Division, conducting a wide variety of applied research projects at the largest science and energy national laboratory in the U.S.
He has specialized experience in hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling, water resources engineering, environmental and economic data analysis, and project management, with application to water-energy systems. Mr. DeNeale joined ORNL in March 2013 and is currently primarily involved in hydropower and pumped storage hydropower research, hydropower technology and cost modeling research, and precipitation and flood modeling.
He is a motivated, organized individual with experience leading and supporting projects across a wide variety of civil, environmental, and water resources engineering applications, including H&H analysis and modeling, hydropower research, dam and reservoir system analysis, precipitation/flood hazard safety review, materials engineering testing, and critical infrastructure assessment.
Prior to joining ORNL, Mr. DeNeale gained experience as a Graduate Research Assistant and Undergraduate Student Assistant at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and completed a summer position with the Federal Highway Administration as a materials engineering technician. He holds an M.S. in Environmental Engineering and B.S. in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
From a professional standpoint, Mr. DeNeale is motivated to achieve continuous self-improvement toward successful, impactful, and sustainable project outcomes within an inclusive and collaborative work environment.