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Associate Director for Research, Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
Dr. Jack Kaye is Associate Director for Research of the Earth Science Division (ESD) within NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD). He is responsible for the research and data analysis programs for Earth System Science, covering the broad spectrum of scientific disciplines that constitute it. Dr. Kaye has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since August 1999, managing NASA’s Earth Science Research Program. He has also held temporary acting positions as Deputy Director of ESD and Deputy Chief Scientist for Earth Science within SMD. His academic training is in chemistry (Ph.D., California Institute of Technology). Dr. Kaye represents NASA in many interagency and international activities, and has been an active participant in the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) in the Subcommittee on Global Change, currently serving as NASA’s representative to the Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology. Since 2014 he has been the chair of the WMO Expert Team on Satellite Systems.
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