ORNL - Who We Are
Who We Are

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is home to 6000+ scientists, engineers, technicians, and support staff representing more than 60 nations. We are driven by our shared purpose to meet the world’s biggest challenges with intelligence, creativity, and teamwork.

Our Voices



Our high-tech campus in Oak Ridge is surrounded by a 32,000-acre natural sanctuary and biodiversity hotspot that’s home to more than 1,500 species of plants and animals. We are a living laboratory that seeks to adopt best practices in sustainability.


We care about our community. Our lab supports STEM education programs, grant programs, and employee and corporate giving. Our employees are deeply connected throughout East Tennessee through volunteer service to local nonprofits, schools, and places of worship.


We partner with a network of business incubators, innovative startups, local firms, industry giants, government agencies, and colleges and universities to amplify the impact of our work, helping to speed new technologies to market.