Silvia Crivelli is a computational biology scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where she has conducted research in protein structure prediction and protein scoring. She created and led the WeFold collaborative project to tackle roadblocks in the field. Crivelli is a long-standing member of the Critical Assessment of Protein Structure Prediction community and a pioneer in building and running open collaborative efforts within this group. She led efforts to develop two highly innovative molecular modeling tools: ProteinShop and DockingShop. Crivelli has authored more than 30 papers in a broad range of STEM fields including parallel computing, molecular visualization, optimization, mathematical modeling, and machine learning.