Joanna Livengood
Joanna Livengood
Senior Visiting Fellow, National Academy of Engineering
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Dr. Joanna Livengood is a Senior Advisor to the Office of Science in the Department of Energy (DOE) and is beginning a 2-year assignment as a Senior Visiting Fellow with the National Academy of Engineering. For the prior 12 years, Joanna was the DOE Argonne Site Office Manager and senior federal executive responsible for oversight of Argonne National Laboratory. She previously held similar responsibilities for 5 years as the DOE Fermi Site Office Manager at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. She has an extensive technical background spanning science, energy systems, environmental controls, energy-efficient technology, and nuclear safety and security. Joanna spent her early career as a researcher in air pollution control technology at the Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (now NETL); a project manager in the DOE Clean Coal and Environmental Management Programs; and a team leader managing public-private partnership projects in energy efficiency and electric transmission/distribution. She earned a B.S. in chemistry and mathematics from Mary Washington College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Honors include the 2012 Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award, the 2015 Secretary of Energy’s Excellence Award, and the 2017 Presidential Meritorious Rank Award for sustained distinguished service as a senior federal executive.

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