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Thomas E. Potok

Fall 2021 Business Analytics Forum

Nov. 18

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Thomas E. Potok is a Distinguished Scientist at ORNL, leading the Data and Artificial Intelligence Systems Section of 50 scientists and engineers. He has conducted over 20 years of research in the field of text analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Awarded over $22 million in research funding from various organizations, Potok is responsible for starting new programs at ORNL in his research areas and more. He has authored more than 120 papers and holds 18 patents, achieving the distinguished inventor level at ORNL. He holds a bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate in computer science and computer engineering from North Carolina State University.