Diane is a Research Administrator for the Department of Energy Science and Engineering at the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability. Her role involves Finance, Grant & Affiliate Management. She is responsible for affiliate accounts, department accounts, sponsored grants (pre & post award) and faculty financial portfolios. She is the financial liaison to the affiliates, works with faculty to submit research proposals and then manages sponsored awards. She also is responsible for affiliate faculty appointments and visas.

Previously, she was interim Diversity Officer for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while the Associate Dean was on leave.

Diane’s university education includes Mechanical Engineering and an internship at NASA building flight simulators. Prior to earning her MBA, she was a board member and representative for three non-profits.

Honors & Awards

  • Amy J. Blue Award Nomination, Stanford University (2022)
  • Champion Wellness Grant Awardee, BeWell, Stanford University (June 15, 2021)

Education & Certifications

  • PMP, Stanford University, Project Management Professional (2018)
  • MBA, California State University, Monterey Bay, Master of Business Administration (2013)
  • BS, San Jose State University, Studied Mechanical Engineering in addition to degrees in Advertising and Art.