Staff

CCSI Group Photo 2017

Leadership Team

Peter E. Thornton
Scientist and Science Lead, Ecosystem Simulation Science; Deputy Director CCSI
Scientist & Director, Environmental Sciences Division and CCSI

Board of Directors

Director, National Center for Computational Sciences
Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Environmental Sciences
Associate Laboratory Director, Computing and Computational Sciences

Earth System Modeling

Scientist, National Center for Computational Sciences
Scientist, Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate
ASTRO Student
Marcia L. Branstetter
Scientist, Computational Earth Sciences
Nathan Collier
Research Staff, Computational Earth Sciences Group
Jamison R. Daniel
Computer Scientist, National Center for Computational Sciences
Katherine J. Evans
Scientist and Group Leader, Computational Earth Sciences
Joint Faculty, Professor
Director, National Center for Computational Sciences
Forrest M. Hoffman
Scientist, Computational Earth Sciences
Erik Kabela
Researcher
Computational Scientist in Glaciology
Research Scientist
Scientist, Computational Earth Sciences
Benjamin Mayer
Scientific Systems Integration Specialist
Visiting Scientist
Jeffrey A. Nichols
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Matthew Norman
Computational Climate Scientist
Visiting Scientist
Research Associate
Min Xu
Research Associate
Cheng-En Yang
GO! Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Tennessee

Data Integration Dissemination and Information

Thomas A. Boden
Scientist and Team Leader, Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Ctr
Data Scientist, Distributed Active Archive Center
Sigurd W. Christensen
Scientist, ARM Archive
Anthony Clodfelter
Researcher
Software Developer
Maggie R. Davis
R&D Associate Staff
Research Scientist
Senior Data Tools and Services Architect
Matt Donovan
Distributed Active Archive Center for Biogeochemical Dynamics
Software Developer
Research Associate
Research Associate
Karen N. Gibson
Researcher
Les A. Hook
Scientist, Distributed Active Archive Center
Scientific Data Curator
Misha B. Krassovski
Scientist, Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
Bhargavi Sriram
Scientific Software Engineer
Jitendra Kumar
Research Scientist
Jim D. Lay
Researcher
Data Architect, Distributed Active Archive Center for Biogeochemical Dynamics
Benjamin F. McMurry
Researcher
Research Associate
Ketan R. Patel
R&D Systems Engineer
Data Services and Operations Manager, ARM Data Center
Systems Engineer
Carol Sanderson
Researcher
Environmental Informatics Developer
David E. Sill
Computing Analyst
Chad A. Steed
Scientist, Visual Analytics, Computational Data Analytics Group
Information Technology Researcher
Linux Systems Administrator
Michele M. Thornton
Geographic Information Systems Professional
Director, ORNL DAAC; CCSI Data Theme Lead
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Tammy Beatty
Researcher
Scientist, Distributed Active Archive Center
Technical Staff

Integrative Ecosystem Science

Research Technician
Researcher
Graduate Student
Guangsheng Chen

Guangsheng Chen

Operations and Business Manager
Joanne Childs
Researcher
Scientist
Scientist and Corporate Fellow
Graduate Research Assistant
David Graham
Microbial Ecology and Physiology Group Leader
Post-doctoral Research Associate, Environmental Sciences Division
Lianhong Gu
Scientist, Ecosystem Observations and Experiments
Corporate Fellow and Group Leader, Ecosystem Science
Colleen M. Iversen
Scientist, Ecosystem Observations and Experiments
Senior Research Scientist
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Scientist, Ecosystem Simulation Science
Jitendra Kumar
Research Scientist
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Visiting Scholar
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Environmental Sciences Division
Scientist, Ecosystesm Simulations Science Group
Senior Staff Scientist
Timothy J. McIntyre
Researcher
Technician
William R. Nettles IV
SPRUCE Project Principal Technologist
Corporate Research Fellow & Scientist, Ecosystem Observations and Experiments
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Research Scientist
Jana R. Phillips
Researcher
Scientist, Ecosystem Simulation Science
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Environmental Sciences Division
Christopher W. Schadt
Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division
Xiaoying Shi
Scientist
Post-doctoral Research Associate, Environmental Sciences Division
Anthony P. Walker
Researcher
Dali Wang
Scientist, Ecosystem Simulation Science
Jeffrey M. Warren
Scientist, Ecosystem Observations and Experiments
David Weston
Researcher
Graduate Student
Xiaojuan Yang
Research Scientist, Ecosystem Simulation Science
Research Scientist

Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability Science

Mariya Absar
Post-Master’s Research Associate
Melissa R. Allen
Research Scientist and IAV Theme Lead, Computational Science and Engineering Division
Husain Aziz
Anne Berres
Scientist and Group Leader, Geographic Information Science and Technology
Christa Brelsford
Mark Coletti
Kassie M. Ernst

Kassie M. Ernst

Graduate Research Fellow, Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research
Jack Fellows
Director Emeritus, Climate Change Science Institute
Researcher
Scientist, Energy, Water and Ecosystem Group
Bandana Kar
Post-doctoral Researcher, Environmental Sciences Division
Scientist, Ecosystem Simulation Science
Keith L. Kline
Scientist, Multi-scale Energy-Environmental Systems
Ryan McManamay
Ryan A McManamay
Sujithkumar Surendran Nair
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Joshua New
Dr. Joshua New
Senior Research Scientist, Geographic Information Science and Technology Group
Scientist, Landscape Ecology and Regional Analysis
Energy-Water Nexus
Brennan T. Smith
Group Leader, Energy-Water-Ecosystem Engineering Group
Alexandre Sorokine
Researcher

Project Management and Administrative Support

Technical Project Coordinator
Sue Heinz
Technical Project Manager
Administrative Assistant
Terry Copeland Pfeiffer
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant

Science Advisory Board

Lead Climate Scientist, US Army Corps of Engineers
Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Chief of Scientific Data Integration and Visualization
Director, Climate Program Office at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Director, USDA Northeast Regional Climate Hub
Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future
CESM Chief Scientist
Faculty, Dept. of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science
Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Scientist - Research Ecologist
Computer Scientist