John Mandrekas Named Director, Research Division, in DOE Fusion Office

September 9, 2020

Effective September 13, 2020, Dr. John Mandrekas will become the permanent Director, Research Division, for the Fusion Energy Sciences program office, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Dr. Mandrekas has already been serving as the Acting Director, Research Division. He has been a senior program manager for the Theory program and the SciDAC program. Recently, he has been involved in establishing the INFUSE public-private partnership program and the new FES research involvements in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and also Quantum Information Science. Before joining DOE, he was a senior research scientist at Georgia Tech. His PhD in nuclear engineering was from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He can be reached at: john.mandrekas@science.doe.gov