I seek to connect remote sensing and geospatial data to important challenges of our nation and world.
Brad Doorn is the Program Manager for Water Resources and Agriculture in the Applied Science Program of the Earth Science Division of NASA. With over 35 years of experience in applying remote sensing data to Earth applications, Brad now manages over 25 applied research projects. He also serves as the Applied Sciences Project Lead on multiple satellite missions and represents NASA on various interagency committees, such as the NOAA-led Executive Council for the National Interagency Drought Information System (NIDIS), among other duties.
Previously, Brad was the Division Director of the International Production Assessment Division in the Office of Global Analysis, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), USDA. Brad also served on active duty for nearly 10 years as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Officer. He is a long-time member and officer (including President) of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).
Brad received his doctorate and master’s degrees from The Ohio State University in Geodetic Science and Surveying and his bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.