Dr. Agarwal is a Senior Scientist and the Data Science and Technology Department (http://dst.lbl.gov), Head at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Dr. Agarwal’s current research focuses on developing computational tools to enable scientists to more effectively organize and use their data to address challenges. She has worked on projects involving watershed understanding, tropical forests, soil carbon, carbon capture, cosmology, particle accelerators, and satellite data. Dr. Agarwal earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. Her MS and PhD are from University of California, Santa Barbara in Computer Engineering.