Audrey D. Levine, Ph.D., P.E., Dee
National Program Director, Drinking Water Research
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Washington, D.C.)
Audrey Levine is a professional engineer with over 25 years of broad-based technical experience within academic, government, industry, and consulting settings. Her areas of interest include water quality, water treatment and distribution systems, treatment technologies, water reuse, green infrastructure, and the water-energy-climate nexus. Since 2006, she has served as National Program Director, Drinking Water Research, in the Office of Research and Development for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she is responsible for coordinating the Agencys intramural and extramural drinking water research program focused on characterizing and managing health risks to advance the safety and reliability of the drinking water that is provided to the public. She also serves on multiple interagency committees and workgroups related to water quality and availability. The author of numerous technical publications, Levine is currently working on developing integrated multi-disciplinary research approaches relevant to water system sustainability, emerging contaminants, and water infrastructure. Levine received a B.A. in Biological Sciences from Bates College, an M.S. in Public Health and Environmental Health Science from Tulane University, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis.