Dr. Annie Kammerer is currently a senior seismologist and earthquake engineer in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where she coordinates and manages the NRC Seismic Research Program. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing research on a broad range of seismic topics ranging from seismic hazard assessment to seismic risk assessments for nuclear facilities. In addition to her experience at the NRC, Dr. Kammerer has 15 years experience private consulting on seismic topics. Before joining the NRC is 2006, she was a seismic hazard and risk consultant in the international design firm, Arup. As seismic hazard lead for the Americas, her consulting work encompassed a wide variety of areas including geotechnical earthquake engineering, seismology and risk assessment. Dr. Kammerer has authored regulatory guidance for the NRC and IAEA, in addition to over 2 dozen publications that include technical reports, journal articles, a book chapter, conference proceedings and papers, and an ASCE special publication. Dr. Annie Kammerer holds three degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, including a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, a Master of Science degree in Geotechnical Engineering, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, with minors in Seismology and Structural Engineering.