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Affiliation: 
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Title: 
Chief Scientist
Department: 
Earth Systems Predictability Group

Biography

Dr. Voisin is Chief Scientist for regional water-energy dynamics in the Earth System Predictability group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Her fundamental advancements in hydrometeorological forecasting and coupling of human-Earth system models has advanced understanding around critical energy-water systems. Dr. Voisin acts as subject matter expert for water-energy integration challenges, contributing to International Energy Agency activities, leading modeling workshops for water management representation in power systems models and water-use tradeoffs, and working with the hydropower industry on transitioning water-energy research into operations as part of international industry information exchange platforms. She leads and contributes to numerous multi-institution projects sponsored by USDOE Office of Science, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - Water Power Technology Office, and Office of Electricity.

Dr. Voisin joined PNNL in 2010, after completing a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She also holds a M.Sc. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a B. Eng. and M.Eng. in Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics from the ENSEEIHT engineering school in Toulouse, France.