Dr. Nicole D. Jackson is a technical staff member in Sandia National Laboratories’ Climate Change Security Center. She received her B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering as well as an M.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.S. degree in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech. Her expertise centers on using climate and weather data to quantify exposure and impacts from extreme weather on critical infrastructure performance and resilience. Nicole’s current research portfolio includes projects across multiple spatial and temporal scales with a focus on solar, hydropower, and the grid at large.