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Sarah Powers, PhD

ORNL Joint Faculty Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Sarah Powers is a research staff member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division. Working at the inter- section of mathematics, computer science and statistics, her research interests span a variety of areas related to Operations Research (OR) and applied mathematics including optimization, algorithm development and scalability, data analytics, machine learning and simulation. She enjoys using mathematics to find more effective ways to achieve results, make decisions and enabling others to understand the tools at their disposal to do the same. She holds a M.S. in Operations Research and Statistics and Ph.D. in Decision Sciences and Engineering Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. in Mathematics from Gordon College.


Research

Her research interests span a variety of areas related to Operations Research (OR) and applied mathematics including optimization, algorithm development and scalability, data analytics, machine learning and simulation.


Education

M.S. in Operations Research and Statistics and Ph.D. in Decision Sciences and Engineering Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

B.S. in Mathematics from Gordon College.


Contact Information

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