Emily Bobrow of The Wall Street Journal profiles the life of Dr. Thomas Zacharia, the leader of Oak Ridge National Lab.
- After working for and leading Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) for 35 and 5 years, respectively, Dr. Thomas Zacharia is set to retire.
- Dr. Zacharia immigrated to the United States from India with “a degree in mechanical engineering and $8 in his pocket.”
- During his time at ORNL, Zacharia helped to advance the lab’s supercomputing capabilities and innovative thinking.
- Dr. Zacharia’s leadership and dedication has played in pivotal role the United States’ global leadership in energy innovation.
Read the full article here.