Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Analysis and Decision Support

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Speaking At:
The Water-Energy Nexus
June 25, 2013 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 147B
Topic: Energy

Robin L. Newmark is Associate Laboratory Director for Energy Analysis and Decision Support at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Prior to joining NREL, Dr. Newmark was at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where her research focused primarily on energy, environment and national security and she led or contributed to programs involving energy, climate and water issues, including the interdependence of water and energy systems. An active member of the multi-national laboratory Energy-Water Nexus working group, she has served in diverse advisory roles, including the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Energy and Water in a Warming World project, the U.S. – China Expert CCS Steering Committee and as a member of the Board of Recharge Colorado. She is an author of over 50 papers, reports and patents, a Fellow of both the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder and the Center of Integrated Water Research at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Dr. Newmark holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was selected Phi Beta Kappa, an M.S. from the University of California at Santa Cruz, an M.Phil and a Ph.D from Columbia University.