Stanford Experts

Newsha Ajami

Title:
Director of Urban Water Policy, Water in the West

Email:
newsha@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 724-8162

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/newsha-ajami

Description

Newsha Ajami is a hydrologist and expert on sustainable water resource management, water policy, the water-energy-food nexus and understanding hydrological predictions. She is the director of Urban Water Policy with Stanford’s Water in the West program and NSF-ReNUWIt initiatives. Ajami is a gubernatorial appointee to the Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board and formerly served as a science and technology fellow at the California State Senate’s Natural Resources and Water Committee. She is also a senior research engineer for the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.