Neil Thomas

Research& Development Staff

Phone: (865)574-2752


M.S., Computer Science, East Tennessee State University (1997)

Ph.D., Industrial Psychology, The University of Tennessee (1989)

B.S., Psychology, California State University (1979)


Population Distribution and Dynamics, Open Source Data Management, Spatial Analysis and Modeling

Professional Experience:

2005 - Research and Development Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1999 - Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
1997 - Senior Software Engineer, DPRA Incorporate, Oak Ridge, TN
1995 - Senior Software Engineer, Perceptics Corp., Knoxville, TN
1984 - Assistant Director, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Selected Publications

Parish, ES, Hilliard M., Baskaran, L.M., Dale, V.H., Griffiths, N.A., Mulholland, P.J., Sorokine, A., Downing, M.E., Middleton, R., Thomas N.A.. 2012. Multimetric Spatial Optimization of Switchgrass Plantings Across a Watershed. Biofuels, Bioprod. Bioref. 6(1):58-72.

Professional Interests

Web-based Software Design and Implementation, Data Management and Visualization, Modeling and Simulation Interface Design and Implementation.