Amanda Blumenthal

Engineer, Naval Operational Energy Office

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research Development and Acquisition

Amanda Blumenthal serves as an engineer in the Naval Operational Energy Office under the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research Development, and Acquisition (ASN RDA). Amanda comes from the Ship Structures branch of Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division where she has modeled, assessed, and designed ship structure since 2008. She has years of technical expertise in finite element analysis, and was the Structures Lead for Preliminary and Contract Design phases of a ship class with a novel hull form. Her current focus is on energy demand reduction for platforms and weapons systems.