Dr. Mitch Goldberg is the Distinguished Research Scientist (DRS) at the NOAA EPP MSI Cooperative Science Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies, led by CCNY.
Prior to his role as DRS, he served as the Chief Scientist for NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite and Data Information Service (NESDIS). As the Chief Scientist, he coordinated NESDIS applied science and led the NESDIS Satellite Proving Ground program to improve NOAA services by facilitating collaboration between users and product developers to optimize the use of satellite data.
As the DRS, Dr. Goldberg works with current CESSRST thematic research leads to help further grow these areas, assuring CESSRST research continues to be aligned with NOAA mission and research needs. Dr. Goldberg will also help facilitate the development of internships at NOAA- NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunity (NERTO)- by coordinating collaborations with NOAA mentors, academic advisors, and students to increase the diversity of NOAA’s workforce
Dr. Goldberg has received three Gold Medals, one Silver Medal, and ten Bronze Medals from the Department of Commerce including the 2010 NOAA Administrator’s Award for leadership in developing the international Global Space-based Inter-Calibration System (GSICS). He received the University of Maryland Most Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science in 2004. Dr. Goldberg is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
Dr. Goldberg earned his B.S. from Rutgers University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland.
- Developing scientific algorithms to derive atmospheric soundings of temperature and water vapor from satellite platform microwave and infrared sounders.