Background

Tony is a member of the Clusters team of the High-Performance Computing and Data Operations group.

Tony brings a significant amount of experience to the group—having worked for a small Silicon Valley startup as well as various Fortune 500 companies. Tony is originally from Oak Ridge but spent the bulk of his career and 30+ years in California. One of the last projects he worked on there was to implement a Line-of-Sight communications link between a Ground Station and an Airborne Platform tasked with detection, identification, geo-location of the transmitter/receiver, and recording and interdiction of various communications signals. Tony returned to East Tennessee in June of 2015 to accept a position as lead of the Infrastructure Team for SCALE, the ORNL Reactor Nuclear System’s Division’s flagship product. SCALE is a comprehensive modeling and simulation suite for nuclear safety analysis and design, developed and maintained by Oak Ridge National Laboratory under contract with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Nuclear Security Administration to perform reactor physics, criticality safety, radiation shielding, and spent fuel characterization for nuclear facilities and transportation/storage package designs.

Tony is a former ultra-distance triathlete and a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Cornell University, with undergraduate and advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering. He resides in Oak Ridge with his wife, son, daughter, two parakeets, six dogs and six cats.