Pamela Sydelko is the Deputy Associate Laboratory Director for Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis.
Sydelko’s role within the Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Directorate is to assist in strategic planning, research coordination and program development. She supports development of initiatives and encourage innovations that lead to new research opportunities across basic and applied sciences and engineering programs.
Sydelko earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and her M.S. in soil science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where her research focused on coalmine reclamation. She joined Argonne in October 1989, coming from the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center – Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) in Champaign-Urbana.
Until recently, Sydelko served as the Deputy Division Director for the Decision and Information Sciences Division.
She has expertise in systems-level research and technology aimed at developing innovative modeling, analysis and decision support tools / technologies including the development of integrated multi-component software systems. Key modeling domains include national security, environmental/land use, logistics, and infrastructures.