Associate Director, Commercialization
Mark Reeves is the Associate Director for Commercialization in the Partnerships Directorate at the United States Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), UT-Battelle, LLC, management and operating contractor. He is responsible for the stewardship and commercial licensing of a broad portfolio of patented and copyrighted technologies in power electronics, condition monitoring/electrical signature analysis, superconductivity, wireless communications, image analysis, transportation, robotics, nuclear medicine, and a number of other technical areas.
Prior to joining the Partnerships Directorate, Reeves was a Technical Associate to ORNL’s Associate Laboratory Director for Biology and Environment. He joined ORNL as a postdoctoral research associate in 1983 and became a research staff member in 1986. He operated research programs in bioremediation of hazardous environmental chemicals and biomimetics/biomaterials. From 1995 through 1998, he was the Director of the Laboratory’s Bioprocessing Research and Development Center.
Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry at the University of North Alabama in 1977, a Doctor of Philosophy in Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry from the University of Tennessee in 1982, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Colorado State University in 2001. He is the Southeast Regional Coordinator for the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC), and presently serves as ORNL’s FLC Representative. Mark was the recipient of two Excellence in Technology Transfer awards at the National FLC meeting in Orlando in May 2005.
In addition, Mark holds adjunct professorships at Pellissippi State Technical Community College in Knoxville, TN, and at Louisiana State University.