Jeff Smith is the Deputy Director of Operations for UT-Battelle at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He has led the overall modernization of the lab and the largest construction initiatives at ORNL since the Manhattan Project. Smith has served on numerous groups sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Mr. Smith is active in the Oak Ridge and Knoxville communities. He is a licensed private pilot and built his own airplane. br> A native of Logan, Ohio, Smith earned a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the Ohio State University. Smith resides in Knoxville with his wife and three daughters.