- Ph. D. 1985, Harvard University
- S.M. Applied Physics 1980, Harvard University
- B.S. Materials Engineering 1979, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ann is currently the Director for Weapons Design & Assurance at Sandia National Laboratories. Sandia is a multi-program Federally Funded Research & Development Center for the National Nuclear Security Agency within the U. S. Department of Energy. Ann’s previous leadership roles at Sandia include Director, Electronic Systems; Director, Systems Assessment & Research; Director, Information Solutions & Services; and several Senior Manager roles developing and leading programs to address a broad range of national security challenges. Her research as a Principal member of Sandia’s technical staff focused on development of advanced materials and microelectronics assessment techniques.
In addition to her responsibilities at Sandia, Ann has served on several National Academies committees focused on technology and capability surprise. She is a Senior Member of IEEE and has served as an officer of the IEEE Reliability Society. Ann is also an MIT Seminar XXI Fellow (2009 – 2010 Class).
Ann currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her family and enjoys living in the beautiful desert Southwest.