Erik Webb

/Erik Webb
Erik Webb

Erik Webb

Senior Manager



Email: ekwebb@sandia.gov

Biography

Dr. Erik K. Webb manages Sandia National Laboratories’ Geoscience Research & Applications Group consisting of six departments implementing basic to applied research, implementing complex monitoring systems and for national security and energy development. Erik has a PhD in hydrogeology with emphasis in applied mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, has worked on an array of earth science problems with commercial (UNOCAL) and US Government agencies (USGS, ORNL, DOE, NRC and the EPA).

Erik served a fellowship with the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency and helped co – author the year 2000 Report on High Level Waste to the Japanese Diet, oversaw hydrological research at Sandia National Laboratories, served two years as a Congressional Fellow on the Senate Energy Committee and three years on the personal staff of Senator Pete Domenici focusing on western water policy and energy issues. Erik served as assistant to Sandia National Laboratories Chief of Staff, and as the SNL Government Relations manager for the nuclear weapons program through ratification of the third START treaty with Russia.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Hydrogeology
1990 – 1992

Simulation of glacial out wash sediment deposition, hydrologic parameters, flow and transport
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master of Science (M.S.), Hydrogeology
1987 – 1989

Groundwater modeling of Eastern Wisconsin; Correlation of precipitation and groundwater recharge.
Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Engineering Geology
1981 – 1986

Experience

Senior Manager, Geologic Research & Applications
Sandia National Laboratories
January 2014 – Present 
Sandia National Laboratories
Manager, Global Security Systems & Technologies
Sandia National Laboratories
March 2011 – January 2014 
Sandia National Laboratories
Manager, Government Relations
Sandia National Laboratories
January 2010 – March 2011