Dr. Steven Fine
Program Review Panelist
Dr. Steven Fine recently retired from the U.S. EPA. At the EPA he served as Senior Advisor to the head of the Office of Air and Radiation for issues related to information technology and management. Prior to that Steve served as Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Environmental Information and as EPA’s Deputy Chief Information Officer, including an extended period as acting AA/CIO. Prior to joining the EPA, Steve served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) for Laboratories and Cooperative Institutes at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). As DAA, Steve oversaw laboratories that improve environmental predictions and stewardship through research and development (R&D) related to the oceans, Great Lakes, and the atmosphere. Steve also served as Director of NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory, which conducts R&D in the areas of atmospheric dispersion, air quality, climate, and the atmospheric boundary layer. Other experience includes overseeing administrative and grant programs; leading the development of systems to support environmental modeling and to disseminate environmental data; and developing a machine learning algorithm for environmental data. Steve has a Ph.D. and B.S. in meteorology and an M.S. and a B.S. in computer science, all from The Pennsylvania State University.