Reinhold Mann, Ph.D.
Dr. Mann recently served as Associate Laboratory Director for Environmental, Biological and Computational Sciences at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), where he was responsible for R&D programs in biology, biotechnology, climate science, and computational science. Before joining BNL, Dr. Mann was the Senior Vice President for Research and Development at Battelle Science and Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after leading the Biological and Environmental Sciences Directorate and Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Dr. Mann’s research has been at the intersection of the physical and computational sciences with the life and environmental sciences, leading several R&D efforts in intelligent robotics, human-machine interactions, advanced information processing, computational biology, bioinformatics, systems biology and bioenergy. Dr. Mann served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the DOE Bioenergy Science Center in 2007 and 2008, and was a Senior Consultant to the Director of the ORNL from November 2008 through June 2010. Dr. Mann was a member of the Board of Directors for the NASA National Space Biomedical Research Institute.
Dr. Mann has a doctorate from the Physics Department at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.