With over 20 years in technical solution development and delivery in the Federal and Private Sector. Prior to SST, he was the Director of Product Marketing for Motorola, responsible for developing market-expansion business plans, and managing product activity globally growing product lines from $40 million to $400 million in four years. Manuel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Escuela de Ingenieria de Antioquia in Colombia, and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in New York, NY. He received a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from the Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, MA. He also earned a Black Belt Digital Six Sigma Certification while at Motorola and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small business program certificate.
Our scientific management team has over 25 years in technical leadership in the Government as well as the private sector related to remote satellite and in-situ climate and weather research , and research to operations science algorithm development, environmental modeling and simulation, and scientific data processing and archive. We have developed and delivered this to the Federal and commercial Sectors. We specialize in leading, mentoring and helping our science staff not only achieve our customers goals but their career goals as well. Our management team holds doctorate’s and other advanced degrees in atmospheric science, engineering, IT and Astronomy. We also have long term experience with NASA and NOAA financial, procurement and business/project management process enabling proactive responses to procurement , financial and business issues. We are skilled at continuous measurable improvement activities such as CMMI , Six Sigma, and ISO certifications which we hold at the proper levels for research and development.
PMP. Ph.D., Remote Sensing. Managed multi-million dollar scientific, engineering, and information technology support programs, including climate impacts research, science library management, and logistics management. PM of NASA GSFC S-NPP SDS, NASA GSFC S-NPP NICSE/MCST, NASA Pathfinder, NOAA NWS OPSTECH, NOAA NESDIS ESPDS (GOES-R and JASON-3), NOAA JPSS, and NOAA S-NPP NDE. Additional experience on NASA S NPP/NPOESS, NASA MODIS. Expertise includes remote sensing products, algorithms, modeling, sensors, and data systems. Climate and weather, research and operations. Internal and external research proposals, publications, presentations, high-level briefings, and outreach.
Ph.D., Mathematics. Managed complex multi-million dollar scientific, engineering, and information technology (IT), support programs, including climate and weather, research and operations. Experience includes NASA GRC PACE Program Manager and NASA GSFC MODIS Director Program Manager. Expertise includes incumbent staffing, specialized recruiting, remote sensing products, modeling, mathematics, complex data systems. Climate and weather, research and operations. Internal and external research proposals, publications, presentations, high-level briefings, technical and management training, and outreach.
Ph.D., Mathematics. Project Manager at NASA, including earth observations, climatology, and planetary atmospheres. Global Climate Modeling. GISS models, including ModelE2, ModelE, SI2000, GCM, Wonderland, and three-dimensional models I and II. Climate and paleoclimate modeling. Modeling the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO). Modeling atmospheric chemistry an aerosol microphysics. Climate change. Anthropogenic and volcanic climate forcings. Radiative forcing and radiative flux perturbation. Climate sensitivity and feedback mechanisms. Gravity wave treatments for GISS climate models. Improvements from higher model vertical resolution. Coupled model intercomparison. Model configuration and assessment of contributions. Policy advisory papers on climate change.