Sean Wilkinson is a Research Scientist in the Workflow and Ecosystem Services Group at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF). He worked with bioinformaticians and pathologists to complete his doctorate in biomedical engineering, and he worked with high-energy physicists as a postdoctoral fellow before joining OLCF in 2019. Currently, the main thrust of his research is in the emerging area of FAIR workflows, for which he co-chairs the Workflows Community Initiative’s FAIR Workflows working group. Other research interests include cross-facility workflows, reproducibility, and cancer research with the Veterans Affairs (VA) Million Veteran Program (MVP).


University of Alabama at Birmingham
Biomedical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Rice University
Three majors: Computational and Applied Mathematics; Statistics; and Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)