Dr. Shaun S. Gleason is the Director of the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and is responsible for a $50M R&D portfolio focused on data science for national security, energy, and biology/health challenges. Previously he was the Director of the Office of Institutional Planning at ORNL and was responsible for ORNL’s strategic science planning process and internal R&D investment. He has 25 years of experience in applied image processing and machine learning for security, industrial, and medical imaging applications, including real-time implementations of compute-intensive algorithms on parallel computing systems. He earned the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a thesis research focus on x-ray computed tomography and 2D and 3D model-based medical image segmentation. He has authored and coauthored over 100 publications, three book chapters, and has been issued 8 patents in the field of electrical engineering and computer vision.