Researcher Profile

Clayton Webster


I am currently a Senior Scientist and Department Head in Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).  I am also a Joint Faculty Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Tennessee.

In 2014, I became a Frontiers of Science Fellow, awarded by the National Academy of Sciences.

From 2008-2011, I was the Director of  Quantitative Analysis & Trading at NextEra Energy Power Trading LLC.

From 2007, I was awarded the John von Neumann Fellowship by Sandia National Laboratories, where I worked as a Staff Scientist in until 2008.

From 2003-2007, I was a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mathematics at The Florida State University under the supervision of Prof. Max Gunzburger.

My research interests include approximation theory, numerical and functional analysis, as well as high-performance algorithms, with particular focus large-scale applications.  A listing of my publications and most recent ORNL reports can be found here.  A listing of my funding support can be found here.


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