Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability
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Director, Finance & Operations, Woods Institute
Current Role at StanfordIncludes grants management, preparing various financial analysis and responsible for all areas of staff personnel management for the division.
Sarah Dawn Saltzer
Managing Director of SCCS, Energy Science & Engineering
Current Role at StanfordManaging Director Stanford Center for Carbon Storage
Managing Director Stanford Carbon Initiative
Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Community Building, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability - Dean's Office
Current Role at StanfordJennifer's role has expanded from directing the educational outreach programs and the Sustainability and Earth Summer Undergraduate Research (SESUR) program to managing the co-curricular education team and overseeing the faculty mentoring program in the Doerr School of Sustainability
Executive Assistant, Precourt Institute for Energy
BioNancy is the executive assistant to Sally Benson, Director of both the Precourt Institute for Energy and the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP). She supports her in all facets of her day-to-day working and administrative roles.
Nancy started at Stanford University in 2003 with the inception of GCEP and is known as “GCEP Employee #1.” Before joining Stanford, she worked for many years as an administrative assistant at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park. She has a daughter and a son who are both graduates of Stanford University.
Ph.D. Student in Environment and Resources, admitted Autumn 2019
Other Tech - Graduate, Earth System Science
BioBianca Santos is a PhD Candidate in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources at the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability. Her work focuses on integrating science, policy and society in the management of marine species in the Pacific. Utilizing both natural and social science tools, her research applies interdisciplinary methods from the fields of marine science, ocean governance and policy, and environmental decision-making. Current areas of active research include: (1) The future of ocean governance in the high seas, (2) Climate-driven habitat shifts of migratory species and its implications for fisheries management, and (3) Socio-ecological impacts of climate change on small scale fisheries in Palau. In addition to her research, Bianca is passionate about science communication and outreach.
Prior to Stanford, Bianca served as an International Activities Analyst as a 2018 National Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellow in NOAA Research’s Office of International Activities. She also worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to support issues related to spatial marine management.
Executive Director, SEA, Precourt Institute for Energy
BioRichard E. Sassoon is the Executive Director of the Strategic Energy Alliance under the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford. Prior to this role, he was the Managing Director of the Global Climate and Energy Project (GECP) at Stanford since November 2003. Dr. Sassoon has over 30 years of research and management experience in the fields of physical and analytical chemistry, as well as energy sciences.
Prior to joining Stanford, Dr. Sassoon was Senior Scientist and Assistant Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he led systems integration efforts for nanotechnology applications. For many years, he was a contractor to the Department of Energy supporting the strategic planning and management of its environmental programs, and its hydrogen and renewable energy activities.
Dr. Sassoon spent over a decade conducting research into photochemical solar energy conversion and storage systems, performing computer modeling of the catalytic processes involved in hydrogen production, and investigating technologies for cleanup of nuclear waste.
Dr. Sassoon received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Leeds University in the UK, and his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. He conducted his post-doctoral activities at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Sassoon has authored over 20 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, has received several awards including the Gabriel Stein award for outstanding research during his Ph.D. studies.