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JPL Scientists and Engineers

List of scientists and engineers affiliated with NASA's JPL and our institute.

Kevin Bowman, Ph.D. Deputy Principal Investigator of the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer and Principal Investigator of the JPL Carbon Monitoring System Flux Pilot Project and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Bowman's research and publications is available athttp://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Bowman/ and and http://cmsflux.jpl.nasa.gov.

Amy Braverman, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the Information Systems and Computer Science Staff in the Science Data Understanding Group. More information about Dr. Braverman's research and publications is located at: http://www-misr.jpl.nasa.gov/about/team/braverman.html

Steve Chien, Ph.D. Technical Group Supervisor, Artificial Intelligence Group and Principal Computer Scientist, Mission Planning and Execution Section. More information about Dr. Chien's research and publications is located at http://ai.jpl.nasa.gov/public/home/chien/

Anthony Davis, Ph.D.  Research Scientist in the Earth Atmospheric Science Division at JPL and Visiting Researcher in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Davis' research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/ADavis/.

Jean Dickey, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Climate, Oceans and Solid Earth at JPL. More Information about Dr. Dickey's research and publications is located at http://scienceandtechnology.jpl.nasa.gov/people/j_dickey/

Annmarie Eldering, Ph.D. Deputy Project Scientist for OCO-2 at JPL and Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA. More information about Dr. Eldering’s research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Eldering/.

Robert Ferraro, Ph.D. Project Manager of Remote Exploration & Experimentation at JPL.

Eric Fetzer, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder Project and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Fetzer’s research and publications is located at: https://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Fetzer/.

Joshua Fisher, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the Water and Carbon Cycles Group at NASA JPL/Caltech and Associate Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Fisher's research and publications at:http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/JFisher/.

Randall Friedl, Ph.D. Deputy Director for Research, Engineering and Science Directorate and Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA. More information about Dr. Friedl can be found at: http://jifresse.ucla.edu/people/director/.

Lee-Leung Fu, Ph.D. Project Scientist for Ocean Surface Topography Mission. More information about Dr. Fu's research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Fu/.

Ichiro Fukumori, Ph.D. Group Supervisor of Ocean Circulation Group and Principal Scientist, Ocean Sciences Group. More information about Dr. Fukumori's research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Fukumori/.

Mike Gunson, Ph.D. OCO-2 Project Scientist. More information about Dr. Gunson’s research and publications is available athttp://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Gunson/.

Ziad Haddad, Ph.D. Group Supervisor in the Radar Science Group and Assistant Section Manager of Radar Science and Engineering at NASA JPL/Caltech and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Haddad's research and publications is located at:http://radar.jpl.nasa.gov/people/index.cfm?FuseAction=ShowPerson&pplID=19.

Svetla Hristova-Veleva, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the Radar Science and Engineering Section at NASA JPL and Associate Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Hristova-Veleva's research and publications is available at http://technology.jpl.nasa.gov/people/s_hristova-veleva/.

Jason Hyon, Ph.D. Chief Technologist, Earth Science & Technology Directorate.

Jonathan Jiang, Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist in the JPL Engineering and Science Directorate; Supervisor of the JPL Aerosol and Cloud Group, and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Jiang’s research and publications is available at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/JJiang/.

Brian Kahn, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the AIRS Atmospheric Science Unit at NASA JPL and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Kahn’s research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/BKahn/.

Tong Lee, Ph.D. Supervisor of the Ocean Circulation and Air-Sea Interaction Group, Scientist of the Aquarius Satellite Mission at NASA JPL, Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Lee's research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/TLee/.

Juilin (Frank) Li, Ph.D. Scientist in the Earth Sciences Division at NASA JPL/Caltech and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Li's research and publications is located athttp://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/JLi/.

Zhijin Li, Ph.D. Research Technologist of the Climate, Oceans and Solid Earth Section at NASA JPL/Caltech and Researcher in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Li's research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/ZLi/

Timothy Liu, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, Climate, Oceans and Solid Earth at JPL. More information about Dr. Liu's research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Liu/

James Margitan, Ph.D. Deputy Manager of Science Division at JPL. More information about Dr.Margitan's research and publications is located at
http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Margitan/.

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.  Adjunct Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at USC, Chief Architect in the Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section at NASA JPL, and Associate Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Mattmann's research and publications is available at http://instrumentsystems.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Mattmann/.

Dan McCleese, Ph.D. Chief Scientist at JPL. More information about Dr. McCleese is available athttp://www.jpl.nasa.gov/about/bio_mccleese.cfm.

Dimitris Menemenlis, Ph.D.  Research Scientist, Climate, Oceans, and Solid Earth at JPL. More information about Dr. Menemenlis’ research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Menemenlis/.

Son V. Nghiem, Ph. D. Senior Research Scientist of the Radar Science and Engineering Section and Hydrology Discipline Program Manager at NASA JPL and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Nghiem’s research and publications is located at http://radar.jpl.nasa.gov/people/index.cfm?FuseAction=ShowPerson&pplID=12.

Eni Njoku, Ph.D. Group Supervisor of the Water and Carbon Cycles Group and Acting Deputy Section Manager. More information about Dr. Njoku’s research and publications is available at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Njoku/.

Greg Osterman, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer. More information about Dr. Osterman’s research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Osterman/.

Thomas H. Painter, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the Water and Carbon Cycles Group at NASA JPL, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at UCLA and Assistant Researcher in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information on Dr. Painter’s research and publications can be found athttp://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Painter/.

John Thomas Reager, Ph.D. Scientist in the Surface Hydrology Group at NASA JPL/Caltech and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA.

Alexander Ruzmaikin, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Earth and Atmosphere Science at JPL.  More information about Dr. Ruzmaikin's research and publications is located at http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Ruzmaikin/

Sassan Saatchi, Ph.D. Senior Scientist on the MISR Team and a Researcher at the UCLA Institute of the Environment. More information about Dr. Saatchi’s research and publications is located at: http://www-misr.jpl.nasa.gov/about/team/saatchi.html.

Stanley Sander, Ph.D. Senior Scientist and Group Supervisor for Lab Studies and Modeling, Visiting Associate in Planetary Science and Environmental Engineering Science at California Institute of Technology, and Visiting Researcher at JIFRESSE. More information about Dr. Sander's research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Sander/.

Hui Su, Ph.D. Scientist at NASA JPL/Caltech and Assistant Director and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Su’s research is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Su/.

Joao Teixeira, Ph.D. Deputy Director of the JPL Center for Climate Sciences, Supervisor of the Climate Physics Group, AIRS Science Team Leader, and Scientist at NASA JPL/Caltech and Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Teixeira's research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Teixeira/.

Baijun Tian, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the AIRS Atmospheric Science Unit at NASA JPL/Caltech and Associate Researcher in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Tian's research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Tian/.

Duane Waliser, Ph.D. Chief Scientist for the Earth Science & Technology Directorate and Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science at UCLA. More information about Dr. Waliser's research and publications is located at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Waliser/

Igor Yanovsky, Ph.D. Research Scientist in the Processing Algorithms Group at NASA JPL/Caltech and Assistant Project Scientist in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering at UCLA. More information about Dr. Yanovsky’s research and publications is located at: http://instrument.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Yanovsky/.

Victor Zlotnicki, Ph.D. Deputy Manager of the Climate, Ocean and Solid Earth Science section. More information about Dr. Zlotnicki's research and publications can be found at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Zlotnicki/.

Jonas Zmuidzinas, Ph.D. Chief Technologist at JPL. More information about Dr. Zumuidzina's research and publications can be found at: http://technology.jpl.nasa.gov/people/j_zmuidzinas/.

Cinzia Zuffada, Ph.D. Associate Chief Scientist at JPL. More information about Dr. Zuffada's research and publications is available at: http://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Zuffada/