Jennifer M. Frederick, Ph.D

Principal Member of the Technical Staff R&D S&E, Computer Science

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Principal Member of the Technical Staff R&D S&E, Computer Science

jennifer.frederick@sandia.gov

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About Me

I am a computational geoscientist who develops open-source, massively parallel, subsurface simulators for multiphase, multicomponent, and multiscale reactive flow and transport processes in the subsurface to help solve problems in national security.

Professional History

2020Principal Member of the Technical Staff,
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2015Senior Member of the Technical Staff,
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2015Adjunct Faculty, Hydrologic Sciences
University of Nevada, Reno
2014National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow,
Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada
2013Adjunct Faculty, Physics
Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA
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Education

2013Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Earth & Planetary Science; Computational Science & Engineering
2010M.S., University of California, Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering
2008B.S., University of Illinois, Chicago
BioEngineering
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Military Service

Officer of Meteorology and Oceanography, US Navy Reserves

2022Lieutenant (O3),
Training Department Head (2023)
Strike Group Oceanography Team Division Officer (2023)
Information Technology Department Head (2022)
Fleet Weather Center, Naval Air Station North Island, CA
2020Lieutenant Junior Grade (O2),
Asst. Administration Department Head
Operational Support, NOSC Naval Air Station Fallon, NV
2018Ensign (O1),
Operational Support, NOSC Reno, NV
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Awards & Honors

FY22Employee Recognition Award, Sandia National Laboratories
Awarded for technical excellence and presented to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Peer Review Team for providing the DOE with an analysis supporting the excavation and replacement of panels that are necessary to permanently dispose of the nation’s entire inventory of transuranic waste.
Executive Education Certificate Nominee, Innovation in Energy Leadership, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Texas at Austin
Selected technical staff member by Center Directors due to growing responsibility for leading large projects or maintaining relationships with key external customers and partners.
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