Chief Strategy & Development Officer at Berkeley Lab
Newsha is a leading expert in sustainable water resource management, smart cities, and the water-energy-food nexus. She uses data science principles to study the human and policy dimensions of urban water and hydrologic systems. Her research throughout the years has been interdisciplinary and impact-focused.
Over the years, she has held a number of academic, consultancy, and public policy positions and currently serves on a few non-profit boards. Dr. Ajami received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.