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Tom King

Director of Industry & Innovation


Tom works with CURENT's Industrial Liaison Officer and faculty to connect industrial companies to the research going on in the center. Tom is also a Program Director at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which provides CURENT with additional connections to research and development opportunities.

Tom joined CURENT in 2012. Prior to his start at CURENT and his position at ORNL, he held management positions at Progress Energy. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and a M.S. in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also earned a business degree from the University of Tennessee. CURENT-Logo_Transparent-tiny.png