Personal Profile

ChristiAnn Vaughn serves as a project manager at the National Wind Technology Center within the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, where she offers invaluable project management and planning support to the wind energy control systems research team. With a rich background in project planning, ChristiAnn is adept at proactively driving progress towards project milestones and deliverables, ensuring seamless communication of results to key stakeholders, and facilitating the development of future research proposals and plans. Her role also entails meticulous tracking of progress and status updates for open-source software initiatives.

Professional Experience

Prior to her tenure at NREL, ChristiAnn honed her project planning expertise in diverse sectors, including oilfield and environmental services, notably contributing to the Soil and Groundwater Closure Project at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site. During her impactful five-year tenure at Schlumberger, she excelled as a geophysicist and project leader, overseeing intricate seismic reprocessing projects in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. Combining industry expertise with extensive research experience gained as an undergraduate and graduate research assistant at the University of South Carolina and University of Southern California, ChristiAnn brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to her role at NREL.

Education/Academic Qualification

Master, Business Administration, Quantic School of Business and Technology

Bachelor, Geology, University of South Carolina

Master, Geophysics, University of Southern California