The National Laboratory Summer Seminar Series 2021 event is just around the corner!
This is the first of the season for this summer series.
This event will feature Dr. Karen Skubal and will highlight Department of Energy Office of Science research. The Office of Science is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research for energy and the Nation’s largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences.
Karen Skubal is a program manager in the Department of Energy’s Office of Science. She leads workforce development programs that place undergraduates and faculty members in research or technical projects at the DOE national labs and facilities.Before that, she spent eight years in DOE’s Office of Environmental Management, overseeing applied research focused on innovative environmental remediation approaches for DOE sites across the country. She also developed and managed a national program for Minority Serving Institutions. Prior to joining DOE, Karen was an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
She has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Northwestern University, a master’s in civil engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Skubal will be giving us an overview of the Office of Science, as well as other Department of Energy offices (e.g EERE, Environmental Management, etc.)
The event will be happening on Wednesday, June 16, (1 p.m. ET | Noon CT | 11 a.m. MT | 10 a.m. PT)
Join online at: https://argonne.zoomgov.com/j/1605887756