Jesse Piburn
Research Scientist in Geographic Data

Phone: (865) 576-9318

Twitter: @JesseOPiburn


MS, Geography, University of Tennessee (2013)
BA, Geography, University of Tennessee (2010)

Research Experience and Interests

Jesse Piburn is a Research Scientist in Geographic Data Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and is a member of the Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) group within the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division. His primary responsibilities include identifying, developing, and implementing data science based solutions to help solve a wide variety of national and global issues involving national security, population dynamics, energy assuredness, natural resources, and critical infrastructure.

Jesse’s background in GIScience and spatial statistics lead to doing more data intensive work in these fields when he joined the GIST group in 2013. Since then his primary focus has been the systematic extraction of knowledge from data to help make better, more informed decisions.

Jesse’s interests include data science, machine learning, geographic information science, spatial-temporal statistics, and statistical software development

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