Steven Pawson

Chief, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. Steven Pawson Dr. Steven Pawson Program Review Panelist Dr. Steven Pawson is Chief of the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.  In this capacity, he is responsible for guiding the development and use of the Goddard Earth Observing System (GEOS) Earth System modeling and data assimilation system.  Dr.…

Dr. Michée A. Lachaud

Dr. Michée A. Lachaud Dr. Michée A. Lachaud Program Review Panelist Dr. Michée A. Lachaud is an Agricultural, Environmental, and Resource Economist who currently works as an Assistant Professor in the Agribusiness Program at Florida A&M University. He has served as a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, Organization of American States, and…

Dr. Alexis Merdjanoff

Dr. Alexis Merdjanoff Dr. Alexis Merdjanoff Program Review Panelist Dr. Alexis Merdjanoff is an Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at New York University’s School of Global Public Health and Director of Research at the Center for Public Health Disaster Science. She is a public health sociologist who explores how population health is affected…

Associate Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University


Professor in the Department  of Meteorology at Penn State University Director of the Alliance for Education, Sciences, Engineering and Development in Africa (AESEDA) in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Former Senior Advisor to the head of the Office of Air and Radiation US EPA

Battelle Fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Chief Scientist of DOE’s Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM)

Program Director, Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (DRMS)
Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SBE/SES)
National Science Foundation