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Robin L. Newmark — Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Analysis and Decision Support

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At NREL, Robin Newmark has led or contributed to programs involving energy, climate and water issues, including the interdependence of water and energy systems.

She serves in an advisory capacity to such diverse groups as the multi-national laboratory Energy-Water Nexus consortium and the U.S. — China Expert Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Steering Committee, was a lead author of the U.S. National Climate Assessment, is a member of the editorial board for Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports (Springer), and a guest editor for Environmental Research Letters. An author of over 120 papers and reports in the open literature and five issued patents, she is 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.

Newmark holds a bachelor's from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was selected Phi Beta Kappa, a master's from the University of California at Santa Cruz, a master's of philosophy and a doctorate from Columbia University.