Program Officers List

Scroll down the entire list below, starting with Astrophysics and moving through each Division, or jump to the Division of choice through the links at the top of the table. Cant find a person or a program on the list below? Please contact the R&A Lead of the relevant Division or contact the Science Mission Directorate R&A Lead Max Bernstein at max.bernstein or Deputy R&A Lead Christina Richey at christina.r.richey

Astrophysics | Earth Science | Cross Division | Heliophysics | Planetary Science

Astrophysics Programs

Programs Related to Astrophysics Missions

Astrophysics Strategic Astrophysics Technology Programs

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Earth Science Programs

  • Applied Sciences Lead: Lawrence Friedl, email: LFriedl, phone 202-358-7200
  • Earth Science Technology Office Lead: George Komar, email: george.komar, phone 301-286-0007
  • Earth Science Technology Office Deputy Lead: Robert Bauer, email: robert.bauer, phone 301-286-1628
  • Earth Science R&A Lead: Jack Kaye, email: jack.kaye , phone: 202-358-2559
  • Earth Science Deputy R&A Lead: Lucia Tsaoussi, email: lucia.s.tsaoussi , phone: 202-358-4471
  • Research Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science: Laura Lorenzoni, email: laura.lorenzoni, phone: 202 358-0917
  • Earth Science U.S. Participating Investigator (Earth Science USPI): Richard Eckman, email: richard.s.eckman , phone: 202-358-2567
  • Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on NASA Centers and Facilities

-- Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems (CCE) --

-- Climate Variability & Change (CVC) --

-- Water and Energy Cycle (WEC) --

  • Water and Energy Cycle (WEC) - Focus Area Lead: , email: jared.k.entin , phone: 202-358-0275
  • NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study: Jared Entin, email: jared.k.entin , phone: 202-358-0275
  • Terrestrial Hydrology: Jared Entin, email: jared.k.entin , phone: 202-358-0275
  • Atmospheric Dynamics: Ramesh Kakar, email: ramesh.k.kakar , phone: 202-358-0240
  • Soil Moisture Active-Passive (SMAP) Science Definition Team: Jared Entin, email: jared.k.entin , phone: 202-358-0275

-- Atmospheric Composition (AC) --

-- Earth Surface and Interior (ESI) --

-- Interdisciplinary Science --

-- Weather --

Applied Sciences: Earth Science Applications

Applied Science: Capacity Building

Earth Science Technology

  • Advanced Component Technology: George Komar, email:george.komar, phone 301-286-0007
  • In-space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST): Pamela Millar, email: pamela.s.millar 301-286-0016
  • Advanced Information Systems Technology: Michael M Little, email: m.m.little, phone:  301-286-7404
  • Instrument Incubator: Parminder Ghuman, email: p.ghuman, phone:  301-286-8001


Airborne Science

Data Systems

  • Accelerating Operational Use of Research data from the Terra, Aqua, and ACRIMSAT Satellites:
  • Advancing Collaborative Connections for Earth System Science: Kevin Murphy, email: kevin.j.murphy , phone: 202-358-3042
  • Citizen Science for Earth Systems
  • Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments: Lucia Tsaoussi, email: Lucia.S.Tsaoussi , phone: 202-358-4471

Education and Public Outreach

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Cross Division Programs

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Heliophysics Programs

  • Heliophysics R&A Lead: Arik Posner, email: arik.posner , phone: 202-358-0727
  • Heliophysics Supporting Research: Sun and Heliosphere: Arik Posner, email: arik.posner , phone: 202-358-0727
  • Heliophysics Supporting Research: Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere: Elsayed Talaat, email: elsayed.r.talaat , phone: 202-358-3804
  • Heliophysics Technology and Instrument Development for Science
  • Heliophysics Guest Investigators: Errol J. Summerlin, email: errol.summerlin, phone: 202-358-1257
  • Magnetospheric Multiscale Guest Investigators: Errol J. Summerlin, email: errol.summerlin, phone: 202-358-1257
  • Open Data-Development Element: William Paterson, email: william.r.paterson , phone: 202-358-0991
  • Grand Challenges Research/Theory-Modeling-SimulationsMona Kessel, email: mona.kessel , phone: 202-358-0064
  • Grand Challenges Research/Science CentersMadhulika Guhathakurta, email: madhulika.guhathakurta , phone: 202-358-1992
  • Heliophysics Living With a Star Science: Jeff Morrill, email: jeff.s.morrill , phone: 202-358-3744
  • Heliophysics Data Environment Enhancements
  • US Participating Investigators: Dan Moses, email: dan.moses , phone: 202-358-0558

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Planetary Science Programs

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