Nestled in the diverse Tennessee Valley, the Oak Ridge Corridor is home to some of America's greatest institutions, companies and communities. Historic Oak Ridge is home to the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the nations foremost research center, and the Y-12 National Security Complex, the worlds foremost producer of safe, clean, and practical energy.
Oak Ridge has one of the highest per capita PhD areas in the country, a leader in neutron science, manufacturing, materials research, 3D Printing, and high performance computing, including the world’s fastest supercomputer Summit.
The most significant advancement in human well-being occured with the development of the radio isotope, here in Oak Ridge.
Nearby Knoxville is home of the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee. Professional industries include entertainment, consumer goods, materials, finance and real estate.