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Diana Shankle

Diana Shankle

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Ms. Shankle is a Technical Group Manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which is operated by Battelle Memorial Institute for the U.S. Department of Energy. Ms. Shankle combines broad management experience with strategic technical expertise to provide customers with effective technical solutions to problems in the energy and environmental areas. Her 19 years of experience include significant responsibilities for:

  • project management (including planning, cost and schedule management, integration and subcontracting),
  • line management (including business management, recruiting and hiring, and staff and capability development) and
  • business development (including customer interface, proposal strategy development and preparation, and teaming).

She has worked with numerous government organizations including the Department of Energy (HQ and RL), the Bonneville Power Administration and Seattle City Light as well as private companies, e.g., AT&T, GRI.

Research Interests

  • Accelerating the effective deployment of new technologies
  • Understanding stakeholder needs
  • Process and impact evaluations

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Public Health - Policy Analysis, University of California, 1983
  • M.A., General/Experimental Psychology (all but thesis), California State University, 1981
  • B.A., Psychology, California State University, 1979

PNNL Publications


  • Bartlett R, MA Halverson, and DL Shankle. 2007. "Energy Codes and Standards: Facilities." In Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, vol. 1, ed. Barney L. Capehart, pp. 438-443.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 


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