Dr. Sheila Van Cuyk is the Laboratory Relationship Manager for Bioenergy Technology Office programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). She is a scientist in the Bioscience Division, LANL’s Biofuels Program Manager in the Applied Energy Program Office, and a National Security and Defense Program Manager for Global Security.
Sheila has a background in molecular biology and environmental engineering and has over 15 years of experience developing innovative interdisciplinary solutions to complex problems. Prior to her current role, she fulfilled an Intergovernmental Personnel Act billet as a Program Manager at the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate working in the areas of biological threat detection and biosurveillance.
Sheila completed her M.S. and Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and her B.S. in biology from the College of William and Mary.