Robin Newmark is the center director of the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.
On staff since September 2009
Phone number: 303-275-4602
Areas of expertise
- Energy and environmental security
- Climate and energy policy
- Impacts of climate change on energy systems
- Strategic planning
Primary research interests
- Energy-water nexus
- Geologic carbon sequestration
- Geothermal energy
- Sustainable energy development
Education and background training
- Ph.D. in marine geophysics, Columbia University (1985)
- M.Phil in geophysics, Columbia University (1983)
- M.S. in earth sciences (marine geophysics), University of California, Santa Cruz (1980)
- B.S. in earth and planetary sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1978)
Prior work experience
- Deputy Program Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2008-2009
- Program Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2002-2008, and Government and External Relations, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2005-2008
- Postdoctoral fellow, Scientist, Group and Division Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1985-2002
- Phi Beta Kappa (1978)
- Sigma Xi (1978)
- Member, American Geophysical Union
- Member, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society
Selected publications and websites
Newmark, R.L., S. J. Friedmann, S. A. Carroll. (2010). "Water Challenges for Carbon Capture and Sequestration," Environmental Management, DOI: 10.1007/s00267-010-9434-1, February 3.
Clean Air Task Force (CATF). (2009). "Coal without carbon: an investment plan for federal action, Expert Reports on Research, Development, and Demonstration for Affordable Carbon Capture and Sequestration." September.
Goldstein, N.C., Newmark, R.L., Dunham Whitehead, C., Burton, E., McMahon, J., Ghatikar, G., and May, D., (2008) "The energy-water nexus and information exchange: challenges and opportunities." International Journal of Water, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2008, LLNL UCRL-JRNL-230735.
Daily, W., A. Ramirez, R. Newmark and K. Masica. (2004). "Low-cost reservoir tomographs of electrical resistivity." The Leading Edge (May, 2004) v. 23, I 5, 472-480.
Ramirez, A.L., R.L. Newmark, W. D. Daily, (2003). "Monitoring carbon dioxide floods using electrical resistance tomography (ERT): sensitivity studies." Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, September, v. 8, no.3, 187-208.
Newmark, R.L., J. Nitao, W. Hanley, S. Carle, A. Ramirez, S. Sengupta, D. Harris and R. Aines. (2002). "Stochastic Engine: Direct incorporation of measurements into predictive simulations." IAHR International Groundwater Symposium, Berkeley, Ca. (March 25-28), UCRL-JC-145116.
Daily, W. D., A. L. Ramirez, R. L. Newmark and V. George. (2000). "Imaging UXO using electrical impedance tomography." Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, December, v. 5, no.4, 11-24.
Newmark, R.L., R.D. Aines, G.B. Hudson, R. Leif, M. Chiarappa, C. Carrigan, J. Nitao, A. Elsholz, and C. Eaker. (2000). "An integrated approach to monitoring a field test of in situ contaminant destruction." Vadose Zone Science and Technology Solutions, B. B. Looney and R.W. Falta, eds. Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, pp 564-675.
Newmark, R.L., W.D. Daily, K.R. Kyle and A. L. Ramirez. (1998). "Monitoring DNAPL pumping using integrated geophysical techniques." Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, March, v. 3, no.1, 7-14.
Ramirez, A.L., W. D. Daily and R. L. Newmark. (1995). "Electrical resistance tomography for steam injection monitoring and process control." Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, July, v. 0, no.1, 39-52.
Morin, R.H., R.L. Newmark, C.A. Barton and R.N. Anderson. (1990). "State of lithospheric stress and borehole stability at DSDP Site 504B, eastern equatorial Pacific." J. Geophys. Res., 95, 9293-9303.
Newmark, R.L., P.W. Kasameyer, and L.W. Younker. (1988). "Shallow drilling in the Salton Sea region: the thermal anomaly." J. Geophys. Res., 93, 13,005-13,023.
Newmark, R.L., P.W. Kasameyer, L.W. Younker, and P.C. Lysne. (1986). "Research drilling at the Salton Sea Geothermal field, California: The shallow thermal gradient project." EOS, Transactions Am. Geophys. Un., 167 No 39, 698-707.
Newmark, R.L., R.N. Anderson, D. Moos, and M.D. Zoback. (1985). "Structure, porosity and stress regime of the upper oceanic crust: sonic and ultrasonic logging of DSDP Hole 504B." Tectonophysics, 118.
Newmark, R.L., M.D. Zoback, and R.N. Anderson. (1984). "Orientation of in situ stresses in the oceanic crust." Nature, 311.
Full list of Robin Newmark publications (NREL)