Natasha Vidangos, Ph.D.

Director, Research

Natasha Vidangos is the director for Research at the Alliance to Save Energy.  In this role she will bring greater technical an analytical depth to the Alliance’s outreach efforts.  Prior to joining the Alliance, Natasha served as one of the founding members of the Energy Resources Bureau at the U.S. Department of State, serving as Senior Power Sector Advisor, Senior Western Hemisphere Energy Officer, and a science policy fellow through the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Through this work, she spearheaded and managed strategic initiatives relating to clean energy and energy efficiency in U.S. foreign policy.  She also collaborated with the Department of Energy Office of Energy and Policy Systems Analysis to analyze opportunities in North American power systems integration for the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review.  Natasha holds a Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Yale University.  She also performed biochemistry research at the Instituto Leloir in Buenos Aires, Argentina as a 2004-2005 Fulbright scholar.  She is fluent in Spanish.