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Louis Nguyen (NASA)

Title: Research Computer Engineer
Technical Focus Area: Climate Science, Applied Science, Airborne Science, Computer Science
Missions/Projects: CERES, SatCORPS
Study Topics: Airborne field campaigns, Near real-time applications


Louis Nguyen began his professional career in 1992 and has 25 years of experience working in the field of atmospheric science research. Louis is a Research Computer Engineer in the Climate Science Branch at NASA Langley Research Center’s Science Directorate. He conducts and enables atmospheric science research for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and the broader Earth science community with the goal of improving scientific understanding of the Earth’s atmosphere and climate system. Louis is the Operations Lead and Systems Engineer for the Satellite Cloud Observations and Radiative Property retrieval System (SatCORPS) group which supports NASA’s Clouds in the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) mission and Radiation Budget Science Program. Louis is a computer scientist with extensive experience in atmospheric sciences research and is responsible for proposing and conducting research and development activities for the purpose of improving scientific and public understanding of Earth radiation budget, climate change, weather forecasting, and aviation safety.

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