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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Partnership

Aerial view of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory: several brick buildings in a mountainous setting
Aerial view of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Vanderbilt University is one of the core partner universities in association with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest science and energy laboratory conducting research in energy and security. This relationship offers opportunities for Vanderbilt University faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students to access ORNL’s world-class facilities as well as develop collaborations with ORNL researchers.

Services to Researchers:

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation offers limited travel support for interested members of the Vanderbilt research community to visit ORNL and work toward developing research collaborations. If you are interested in pursuing these opportunities, please complete this form.

For more information on pursuing research collaborations with ORNL, please email