EPIC Program Manager
Dr. Maoyi Huang joined the NOAA Weather Program Office (WPO) in August 2021 as the Earth Prediction Innovation Center Program Manager. Prior to WPO, She was the COASTAL Act Program Manager, and the lead of land, water, coastal and cross-cutting infrastructure program areas with the National Weather Service Office of Science and Technology Integration’s Modeling Programs Division. Her scientific expertise lies in understanding the complex multiscale interactions of terrestrial hydrological and ecological processes using an Earth system modeling approach through model development, applications, analysis and model-data integration. She has published over 100 papers in peer review journals.
Prior to joining NOAA, she was a senior research scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory from 2010-2020, where she was responsible for proposal development, scientific and software developments, project management, reporting and review for projects funded by Department of Energy, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) , and The United States Geological Survey. She was a research assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 2008-2009, and a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Global Ecology at Carnegie Institution for Science from 2005-2008. She earned her PhD and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2005 and 2001 from the University of California at Berkeley.