Deputy Assistant Director, Engineering Directorate, NSF
National Science Foundation
Linda G. Blevins joined the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the Deputy Assistant Director of the Engineering Directorate in December 2017. For the decade prior to joining NSF, she was a Senior Technical Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs in the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, where she provided technical and policy advice on all aspects of science funding program management. Blevins previously served as an NSF program director; as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Labs; and as a National Institutes of Standards and Technology research staff member. Her research expertise is in combustion. She received a Ph.D. from Purdue, an M.S. from Virginia Tech, and a B.S. from Alabama, all in mechanical engineering.