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Dr. Laura L. Pullum is a senior research scientist in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), with over 30 years’ experience. Her research is in software-based system dependability and intelligent systems. She currently conducts research in the evaluation, verification and validation of predictive analytics, machine learning, photogrammetry and complex computing systems. Prior to joining ORNL, she worked in industry, at a non-profit research institute, as a visiting professor, and as a small business owner.

Dr. Pullum has authored hundreds of publications including books, book chapters, and peer-reviewed papers; holds one patent, serves on technical advisory boards, serves on the standards working group for IEEE P1012-201X Standard for System Verification and Validation, and serves as the IEEE Computer Society representative on the IEEE Smart Grid Council. She is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society.

Dr. Pullum holds a BS in Math; Masters degrees in Operations Research, Business Administration, and Geology; and a doctorate in Systems Engineering and Operations Research.

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