Maria Posada

Energy REACTS Portfolio Director, Energy KPP and Policy

DASN (RDT&E), Operational Energy, U.S. Navy

Dr. Maria Posada is detailed to Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, Test and Engineering (DASN(RDT&E)) as DON’s Energy REACTS Portfolio Director and as Action Officer for Operational Energy Policy in DON Acquisition.  Energy REACTS uses Title 10 Section 2912 authority to invest in DON operational energy priorities.  Dr. Posada holds a BS in Metallurgical Engineering and an MS in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from University of Texas at El Paso; and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University.