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Dr. Dong Wu
SORCE/TSIS Project Scientist

Mailing Address: 

Code 613
NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771


Dr. Dong L. Wu is a research scientist and the Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE)/Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor (TSIS) Project Scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). His research interests include remote sensing of atmospheric dynamics and clouds, and sun-climate connection. Dr. Wu received a B.S. degree in space physics from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1985, and M.S. and Ph.D. in atmospheric science from the University of Michigan in 1993 and 1994. He worked as a Principal Research Scientist and the supervisor of Aerosol and Cloud Group at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California Institute of Technology during 1994-2011 before joining GSFC. Dr. Wu has been the principal investigator (PI), co-investigator (Co-I) and team member of numerous NASA projects, including High Resolution Doppler Imager (HRDI) in 1991-1994, Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) in 1994-2008, CloudSat in 2006-2010, Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) since 2008, and NASA’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) since 2007. He authored and co-authored 100+ papers on peer-reviewed journals, and has won many awards, including NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal in 2001 and 2008, and JPL Ed Stone award for Outstanding Research Paper in 2006.