Visiting Researcher Program

The Shull Wollan Center Visiting Researcher Program provides short- and long-term support to scientists, postdoctoral researchers, and PhD students who are using neutrons to help answer some of the biggest science questions in physics, energy, and materials. The support provided by the Shull Wollan Center includes research and travel funding, workspace on site at ORNL, technical/programmatic support, and education opportunities.

Shull Wollan Center Visitor Support is divided into three categories:

  1. Short-Term Visitors
    Workspace, technical/programmatic, and financial support for visits lasting up to 1 month.

  2. Visiting Research Fellows
    Workspace, technical/programmatic, and financial support for visits lasting 1 to 6 months.

  3. Self-Supporting Visitors
    Workspace and technical/programmatic support only.  Duration may be short- or long-term as determined by the objectives of the proposed visit.

Who should apply?

Requests for support may be submitted by individuals who hold a research position in an academic or non academic agency/institution. Applications may involve activities with partial support from one or more other institutions or agencies.  All Shull Wollan Center visitors must be sponsored by a Shull Wollan Center research affiliate.

General Information for Shull Wollan Center Visitors

  • Visiting ORNL

  • Accomodations Near the Shull Wollan Center and ORNL
  • Visiting the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Shull Wollan Center Acknowledgment Statement
    The following acknowledgement statement must appear on all research publications derived in whole or in part through activities supported by the Shull Wollan Center.  

    This material is based upon work supported by the Shull Wollan Center—the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences.  

    For books and book chapters, please add the following disclaimer to your acknowledgment statement:

    Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the US Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee, or Shull Wollan Center.