Energy-Water Resource Systems
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) supports the Department of Energy's mission to research, test, evaulate, develop, and demonstrate deployment of innovative technologies capable of generating renewable, environmentally responsible, and cost-effective energy from water resources. ORNL, supports hydropower research, technology development, deployment, and market acceleration.
The Energy-Water-Resource Systems team within ORNL's Environmental Sciencs Division is committed to Sustainable energy production and water availability in healthy ecosystems through technology development, systems analysis, and decision support.
Conventional Hydropower - Existent Infrastructure, Pumped Storage, Small Hydropower, New Hydropower, Non-powered dams.
Hydrokinetics– Riverine, Marine, Tidal, Wave
Modeling – Optimization, Ecosystem and Organism Interaction, Water Quality, Headwater benefits, Climate Change
Current opportunities to work with this team can be accessed through Oak Ridge National Laboratory career page: www.ornl.gov/ornl/careers and the ORISE Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory at http://www.orau.org/ornl/postdocs/ornl-pd-pm/.