Active Term: 02/2024 - 02/2025
Areas of Expertise
Compositional Sciences and Discovery Manager
Dana has 14 years of experience as a professional in the Energy industry and has held a variety of technical and management roles supporting the development and deployment of sustainable energy products across the globe.
Dana is a thought leader in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion space with a proven track record of forming and leading diverse and high-performing teams. Through the challenge of leading through times of rapid change, Dana has developed a passion for both organizational leadership and driving transformational culture change. She serves as a mentor for students and professionals of various ages and career stages and values engaging in outreach, particularly in uplifting underserved communities.
She holds dual Bachelors degrees in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University. Outside of her professional life, Dana is a mother to 2 young children, Jai (8) and Maya (4). She and her husband Rugved are both science nerds who love traveling the world as a family and adding telescopes to their collection to explore planets, stars and galaxies near and far.