Computational Materials Science Group, ORNL
Dr. Thomas A. Maier is currently a senior research staff member in the computational materials science group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and a Joint Faculty Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He joined ORNL in 2003 as a Wigner Fellow, following a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. He received his Masters in Physics in 1997 and Ph.D. in Physics in 2001 from the University of Regensburg, Germany. His research interests are in the numerical study of strongly correlated electron systems and focused on unconventional superconductivity. Dr. Maier is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has been the recipient of the W.C. Röntgen prize in 2001, the Wigner Fellowship of ORNL in 2003 and the ACM Gordon Bell award in 2008.