Adam Witt, PhD

Hydropower Systems Research Engineer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Adam Witt is a Hydropower Systems Research Engineer in the Energy Water Resource Systems Group at Oak Ridge National Lab. His research interests include energy and water resource systems assessments and technology development, including design, engineering, economic, and environmental analysis of small hydropower projects, techno-economic and energy modeling of hydropower and pumped storage plants, water quality modeling of hydropower systems, hydropower operations optimization modeling, and engineering consultation to accelerate the viability of emerging water power technologies. He received a BA in Physics from Carleton College and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory at the University of Minnesota under a fellowship from the Hydro Research Foundation. Dr. Witt can be reached at and 865-241-7367.


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