, Ph.D., is principal program manager, planning and program development at NREL. Prior to joining NREL, Newmark was at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where her research focused primarily on energy, environment, and national security. In recent years, she has led or contributed to programs involving energy, climate, and water issues, including the interdependence of water and energy systems, including a water initiative with components addressing the impacts of climate change on water resources, assessing denitrification in agricultural regions, and the development of energy-efficient, selective water treatment technologies. Newmark is an active member of the multi-national laboratory Energy-Water Nexus working group, the World Resources Institute Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Stakeholder Group and the U.S. – China Expert CCS Steering Committee. She is an author of more than 50 papers, reports, and patents, past vice president of the Near Surface Geophysics Section of the Society of Exploration Geophysicsts, past associate editor for Geophysics, and at the Center of Integrated Water Research at the University of California at Santa Cruz.