Dr. Diana Bauer is currently senior technical manager for strategy at the Department of Energy DOE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO). Among her responsibilities is providing leadership and coordination for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain track of the Energy Storage Grand Challenge. Prior to joining AMO, she directed the Office of Energy Systems Integration Analysis within the DOE’s Office of Policy. She was the lead author of The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities, which was published by DOE in 2014. Also in the policy office, she led the drafting of DOE’s 2010 and 2011 Critical Materials Strategy reports. Before coming to DOE, Dr. Bauer led the extramural sustainability research program at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which focused on green engineering, green chemistry, green buildings, and transportation systems.