Budhu L Bhaduri
Dr. Budhendra “Budhu’ Bhaduri is a Corporate Research Fellow and the director of the Geospatial Science and Human Security Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). In that capacity he is responsible for a research portfolio focusing on novel implementation of geospatial science and technology across energy, environment, and national security missions across the U.S. Government agencies.
Dr. Bhaduri is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Association of Geographers (AAG), and currently serves on the Geographical Sciences Committee of the National Academy of Sciences. He is a founding member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Geospatial Sciences Steering Committee and is a recipient of the Department’s Outstanding Mentor Award for his dedicated service to the department for developing future workforce for the nation.
Dr. Bhaduri received his Ph.D. in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences from Purdue University. He has a MS from Kent State University, and a M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in Geology from University of Calcutta, India.