Emma Stewart

Chief Scientist

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)

Emma Stewart is the chief scientist of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) where she works to help NRECA and electric co-ops drive towards new horizons in the science and engineering space. She leads the NRECA Research program to advance research into grid resilience and reliability, transmission and distribution, cybersecurity and more. Emma most recently led projects on cyber and infrastructure resilience for the defense community at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.  Emma's extensive experience throughout the energy industry helps her bring a holistic perspective to her work on behalf of electric cooperatives.