OluFemi A. Omitaomu, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist and Team Lead

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

Joint ORNL-UT Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

Email: omitaomuoa AT ornl DOT gov
Phone: 1-865-241-4310

Dr. Femi Omitaomu

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Research Interests:

  • Interconnected Infrastructures
    • Large-scale modeling of infrastructure systems and their interdependencies in order to achieve an unprecedented level of situation awareness and controllability over their services
  • Spatial Risk and Decision Analysis
    • Innovative approaches for modeling the impacts of extreme events (natural and technological) on energy and water systems and analyzing their cascading implications
  • Urban Computing
    • Applications of data science techniques and computing technologies to understand the implications of urbanization on cities' operations and services under climate change uncertainty

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Professional Experience:

  • Jan 2012 - Date: Senior Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Oct 2014 - Date: Joint ORNL-UT Associate Professor, ISE Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Jan 2015 - Date: Adjunct Associate Professor, CEE Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Nov 2009 - Sept 2014: Adjunct Faculty, ISE Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • July 2009 - Dec 2011: Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Oct 2006 - July 2009: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Feb 2006 - Sept 2006: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, McMaster University, Canada
  • Jan 2001 - May 2006: Research Associate/Instructor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • June 1995 - Dec 2000: Project Engineer, Mobil Producing Nigeria

Education:

  • Ph.D. (2006), Industrial Engineering (Concentration in Information Engineering), University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • M.S. (1999), Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • B.S. (1995), Mechanical Engineering, Lagos State University, Nigeria

Funding Sources:

  • US Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Electricity Technologies Program
  • US Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy Program
  • Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
  • ORNL Laboratory Directors Research & Development Program
  • ORNL Technology Innovation Program
  • National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Professional Services:

  • Recent Review Activities:
    • International Journal of Geo-Information
    • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • Information Fusion
    • International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
    • Journal of Architecture and Building Technology
    • ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
    • DOE ASCR Early Career Research Program Review Panel
    • DOE ASCR SBIR Review
    • International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)
    • IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering
    • IEEE Smart Grid Communication
  • Program Committee Memberships:
    • 2013 Big Spatial Data Analytics
    • 2013 International Workshop on Climate Informatics
    • 2007 - 2011 International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data
    • 2009 International Workshop on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery from Sensors and Streams
    • 2007 International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Ubiquitous Data Streams
  • Editorial Board Membership:
    • International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)

Professional Memberships:

  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)