Dr. Susan Hubbard
Deputy Laboratory Director, Science and Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Susan Hubbard is the Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). In this role, she guides one of the nation’s most extensive portfolios of research and development, spanning computing and computational sciences, materials science, environmental and biological research, energy science and technology, isotope research and development, fission and fusion energy, neutron sciences, and national security sciences. Hubbard serves as ORNL’s chief research liaison with institutional S&T partners, and supports the Laboratory Director in the planning, integration, and execution of Laboratory-level strategies.

Dr. Hubbard is an environmental scientist with expertise in geophysics and hydrology. Susan has been recognized for her achievements as an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering and American Academy of Arts and Sciences; a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Geophysical Union, and the Geological Society of America (GSA); and the recipient of several professional society named awards and lectureships. She helped to develop a new field focused on using geophysical approaches to remotely quantify how hydrological, geochemical, and biological processes interact and influence water availability, water quality, and carbon cycling in terrestrial systems.

Hubbard has over twenty-five years of experience at national laboratories, including most recently in leadership roles at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She earned her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley, an M.S. in geophysics at Virginia Tech, and a B.S. in geology at UC Santa Barbara. For additional information about Hubbard, visit htps://www.ornl.gov/staff-profile/susan-s-hubbard

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