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ETEC Online: Dr. Suresh Babu, National Science Board Vision 2030
February 12, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Sudarsanam (Suresh) Babu, Ph.D.
UT/ORNL Governor’s Chair of Advanced Manufacturing
Director of the UT Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education
Interim Education Director of Oak Ridge Institute@UT
UT Professor: Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
ORNL’s Advanced Manufacturing Program, Energy and Environmental Sciences Division
University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Suresh Babu holds a PhD in materials science and metallurgy from University of Cambridge and is currently director of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, as well as UT/ORNL Governor’s Chair of Advanced Manufacturing. In this role, he bridges ORNL expertise, including DOE’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, to develop a collaborative research ecosystem locally and employ engineering solutions to manufacturing industries. Dr. Babu has 21 years of experience in advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, physical metallurgy, and computational materials modeling.
Dr. Babu will speak to ETEC about the National Science Board’s Vision 2030 plan which focuses on local partnership to increase the STEM Workforce.
Title: All Hands-on Deck: A vision for America’s Science and Engineering Enterprise