Hulme Directs SER Research at UW
January 10, 2011 — Diana Hulme is the new associate director of research for the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources.
She is responsible for managing SER research activities including coordination and oversight of the SER Research Centers of Excellence, the Matching Grants Fund, Clean Coal Technology Fund and Uranium Research Fund.
Created by the Wyoming State Legislature in 2006 to enhance the university's energy-related education, research and outreach, SER features nine centers of excellence dedicated to the study of enhanced oil recovery, carbon management, advanced coal technology, wind energy and other fields of energy research.
Before joining SER, Hulme served 10 years as assistant director of the Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources at UW, where she coordinated research and outreach efforts in rural land use, energy development, water, wildlife and the use of collaborative processes in natural resource management.
Hulme received her B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology from UW in 1987 and worked for three years as a research associate in the Department of Molecular Biology. She received an M.S. degree in environmental engineering and science from Stanford University in 1991.
After receiving her master's degree, she returned to Wyoming to work for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne serving three years in the Water Quality Division and six years in the Air Quality Division as an inspector and permitting engineer.
A graduate of Leadership Wyoming, class of 2003, Hulme chairs the Environmental Advisory Committee for the city of Laramie and Albany County.