Suzanne L. Singer received her mechanical engineering M.S. and Ph.D. in 2009 from the University of California at Berkeley, and her B.S. from the University of Arizona. Suzanne was a Ford dissertation fellow and a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowship. She also was a graduate student intern at Sandia National Laboratories during 2008-2009 working with the Tribal Energy Program, and the Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory.