Amanda S Herzberg

Amanda Herzberg is a Chemist with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, Virginia.


Amanda is a Chemist in the Brine Research Instrumentation and Experimental (BRInE) Laboratory as part of the Oil and Gas Waters Project, funded through the Energy Resources Program. She completed her B.S. in Chemistry in 2020 at Northwest Missouri State University, participated in the 2019 Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Security Research Experience for Undergrads at Mississippi State University, and has worked for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture in the Feed, Fertilizer, and Agricultural Lime laboratory.


  • B.S. Chemistry, Northwest Missouri State University, 2020 

Work Experience 

  • 2021-Present: Chemist, Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center, Reston, VA
  • August 2020-September 2020: Chemist, Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Lincoln, NE 
  • June 2019-August 2019: Student Researcher, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS