Biosciences Division


Ranjeet Devarakonda

Ranjeet Devarakonda

NASA-funded ORNL DAAC Group
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6407
Phone:  (865)576-1419
Fax:   (865)241-3685


  • Graduate Cert., Environment Management, Harvard University (2008-Present)
  • MS, Computer Science, Eastern Michigan University (2004-2006)
  • BS, Electronics, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, INDIA (2000-2004)

Current Projects

  • ORNL Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC): This is one of the NASA’s - DAAC for biogeochemical and ecological data and models useful in environmental research
  • National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII): NBII is a broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to data and information on the nation's biological resources
  • FLUXNET: Global network of micrometeorological tower sites that use eddy covariance methods to measure the exchanges of carbon dioxide, water vapor, and energy between terrestrial ecosystem and atmosphere

Other Interests

  • Object-oriented programming
  • Environmental data management and Informatics
  • Data search/retrieval techniques
  • Geographic Information Systems