Marianne Walck

Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology and Chief Research Officer, Idaho National Laboratory

Dr. Marianne Walck provides strategic leadership, direction, and integration for research, science and technology at INL in her role as deputy lab director for Science and Technology and Chief Research Officer. Formerly vice president of Sandia National Laboratories’ California laboratory and the vice president in charge of Sandia’s Energy and Climate Program, she has more than 25 years of DOE national laboratory technical leadership experience, including technical program leadership, research leadership, and line, personnel, and site management. Dr. Walck serves on several advisory boards for universities and technical institutes, including the Texas A&M Energy Institute, and is a Senior Fellow of the California Council on Science and Technology. She earned Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in geophysics from the California Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in geology/physics from Hope College. She holds memberships in the American Geophysical Union, the Seismological Society of America, the Association for Women Geoscientists, the American Nuclear Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.