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NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Graduate Scholar, Karla Lopez will Join WSB as a Graduate Engineer in the Water Resource Group
Posted on July 26, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholar, Karla Lopez will be joining the WSB in August 2021 as a Graduate Engineer in the Water Resource Group. She also continues her National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) mission-driven master’s research titled, ‘Environmental Justice Issues and Sea Level Rise in Frontline Communities Along the Gulf Coast.’ She is conducting the research under faculty advisor, Dr. Ivonne Santiago, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), NOAA Experiential Research & Training Opportunities (NERTO) mentors, Dr. Chris Ellis, and Brenna Sweetman, Social Scientists with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management and NOAA CESSRST mentor, Dr. Valerie Were, Social Science Lead.
Karla Lopez will Join WSB as a Graduate Engineer in the Water Resource Group

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Graduate Scholar, Wendy Prudencio Utilizes the 2021 VADM Conard C. Lautenbacher, Jr. Public Service Scholarship to Pursue her Passion for Community Service
Posted on July 12, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholar and 2021 VADM Conard C. Lautenbacher, Jr. Public Service Scholarship recipient, Wendy Prudencio pursues her passion for community service by volunteering at Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRK) and Ocean Conservancy. She also continues her NOAA mission-driven doctoral research titled, ‘The Impact of Resource Distribution After Hurricane Maria in Coastal Areas in Puerto Rico.’ She is conducting the research under National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies (NOAA CESSRST) faculty advisor Fernando Tormos-Aponte, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
Success Story: Wendy Prudencio

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Alumna, Ishrat Jabin Accepts Federal Job in NOAA’s Office of Science Support at OAR Headquarters
Posted on June 28, 2021 ​NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing alumna, Ishrat Jabin accepts a full-time job in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Science Support (OSS) at Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) Headquarters. She began working as the Management and Program Analyst on June 21st, 2021. Ishrat graduated with a Master’s degree in Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering in May 2021 from The City College of New York (CCNY) upon successful completion of her NOAA mission-driven research titled, ‘Analyzing the Climate and Human Impact of Cash Crops on Select California Watershed.’ She conducted the research under NOAA CESSRST advisors, Dr. Indrani Pal, Research Scientist and Dr. Valerie Were, Social Science Lead and NOAA mentors Dr. Laura Newcomb, OAR, and Dr. Meka Laster, Program and Policy Analyst, OAR.
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Alumna, Ishrat Jabin Accepts Federal Job in  NOAA’s Office of Science Support

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Awarded the Second Position at Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation’s 11th Annual Collegiate Student Paper Competition
Posted on May 24, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholar Equisha Glenn awarded the second position at the Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation’s (ASFPM) 11th Annual Collegiate Student Paper Competition for her National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) mission-driven doctoral research. The research is titled, ‘A New Framework for Detecting Coherent Floods in the U.S. for Flood Risk Management.’ She is conducting the research under NOAA CESSRST faculty advisor, Dr. Naresh Devineni, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY), and NOAA mentor, Dr. Thomas M. Smith, Physical Scientist at NOAA’s Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR).
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Awarded the Second Position at ASFPM Conference

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Virtually Delivers Talk at The City College of New York’s Environmental Science Seminar Series
Posted on May 10, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholar, Veeshan Narinesingh successfully delivered a talk on April 30, 2021, at the Environmental Science Seminar Series organized by The City College of New York’s (CCNY) Division of Science. The talk was titled, ‘Atmospheric blocking: fundamentals, climate change, and response to forcing from orography.’ It related directly to Veeshan’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) mission-driven doctoral research and NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunity (NERTO) internship titled, ‘Understanding the Physical Characteristics of Atmospheric Blocking Using a hierarchy of General Circulation Models.’ He is conducting the research under NOAA CESSRST faculty advisor Jimmy Booth, Associate Professor at CCNY, and NOAA mentor, Dr. Yi Ming, Leader, Division of Atmospheric Physics at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL).
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Virtually Delivers Talk at The City College of New York

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Alumnus Bags a Job with NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI through NOAA’s New Direct Hire Authority
Posted on May 2, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing (CESSRST) graduate scholar alumnus, Adedoja Adeyeye bags a job with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/ NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)/ National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) through NOAA’s New Direct Hire Authority. Adedoja, like other NOAA CESSRST students, became eligible for federal jobs through Direct Hire Authority, as a result of his successful completion of 12 weeks long NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunities (NERTO) training in a NOAA federal facility. He also completed his NOAA mission-driven master’s research titled ‘Development of Urban Hydro-meteorological Testbed (NY-uHMT) Network for New York City (NYC)’ to graduate in 2018. He conducted the research under NOAA CESSRST faculty advisor Dr. Tarendra Lakhankar, Senior Research Scientist at The City College of New York (CCNY), and Dr. Reza M. Khanbilvardi, Director of NOAA CESSRST.
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Alumnus Bags a Job with NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI through NOAA’s New Direct Hire

NOAA CESSRST Awards Fifth Lautenbacher Scholarship to three Doctoral Student
Posted on April 29, 2021 NOAA CESSRST Awards Fifth Lautenbacher Scholarship to three Doctoral Student
NOAA CESSRST Awards Fifth Lautenbacher Scholarship to three Doctoral Student

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Equisha Glenn Serves as the Climate Science and Applications Expert on NASA Science Live: Earth Day Episode
Posted on April 26, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholar Equisha Glenn served as the Climate Science and Applications Expert on National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Live. The episode was titled ‘Connected by Earth’ and broadcasted on Earth Day, April 22, 2021. Equisha also continues her National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) mission-driven doctoral research titled, ‘A New Framework for Detecting Coherent Floods in the U.S. for Flood Risk Management.’ She is conducting the research under NOAA CESSRST faculty advisor, Naresh Devineni, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY), and NOAA mentor, Dr. Thomas M. Smith, Physical Scientist at NOAA’s Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR).
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Equisha Glenn Serves as an Expert on NASA Science Live

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Collaborates with the National Society of Black Physicists and the Harlem Gallery of Science to Build a Virtual Mentoring Program
Posted on April 18, 2021 NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholar, Veeshan Narinesingh collaborated with the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) and the Harlem Gallery of Science (HGS) to build the NSBP-HGS Mentoring Program. Through competent mentorship provided by...
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Helps Build a Virtual Mentoring Program

NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholars Equisha Glenn and Keneshia Hibbert Publish a Joint Scientific Research Journal Article in the MDPI Journal of Hydrology
Posted on April 12, 2021 NOAA-EPP/MSI CESSRST Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing graduate scholars Equisha Glenn and Keneshia Hibbert publish a joint scientific research journal article on March 24, 2021, with co-authors Dr. Thomas M. Smith, Physical Scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA)/ Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) /Satellite Climate Studies Branch (SCBS), Dr. Jose M. Galvez, Research Meteorologist, and Instructor, NOAA/National Weather Service (NWS)/ National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), Michael Davison, Chief of the Internal Desks, NOAA/NWS/NCEP and Dr. Jorge E. Gonzalez, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York (CCNY).
NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholars Publish a Joint Scientific Research Journal Article

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