Dr. Lindsay Jenkins

Dr. Lindsay Jenkins is Director of Utility Solutions at Urbint, the market leader in artificial intelligence for Field Risk Mitigation. With over a decade and a half of experience developing innovative tools to enable and improve asset management and decision making, Lindsay is responsible for understanding client needs and translating them into AI-enabled solutions. In her previous roles as an independent consultant and as a manager within PwC’s Utility Operations Practice, Lindsay worked at utilities across the country to design and implement technology solutions to streamline operations, increase productivity, and reduce O&M costs. Her applied research has been shared at international conferences and in peer-reviewed journals. Lindsay has a PhD in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

How Several Leading Utilities are Reducing Underground Infrastructure Damages

I COME FROM a family of excavators and have spent much of my career working with infrastructure owners and operators. If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s that both sides lose when critical underground infrastructure is damaged. Unfortunately, the 2019 DIRT Report shows damages to buried infrastructure are on the rise …

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Why the Pandemic Makes Utility Damage Prevention More Important Than Ever

The COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have posed unplanned challenges for the utilities and midstream asset operators responsible for protecting critical infrastructure. Not only are utilities operating with strained resources, but at the same time the threats to energy infrastructure have only increased with excavations on the rise. In fact, Texas811 data shows that there were 8.3% …

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