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Michelle S. Schikora

Michelle S. Schikora

Assistant Division Director


Michelle Schikora is the assistant division director for Chemical Sciences and Engineering (CSE) at Argonne National Laboratory. In her CSE role, she manages the financial operations, human resources, and procurement functions for the division. This involves interactions with numerous other divisions and external funding organizations.

She also serves as the Financial Manager for the Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Directorate. In her PSE role, she serves as the financial coordinator and is the point of contact for financial matters between the PSE directorate and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.

Previously, she was the Assistant Division Director–High Energy Physics where she managed the division’s administrative and financial operations.

She earned an MBA from Lewis University and a BA in Finance from North Central College.