Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Marangelly Fuentes


Marangelly Fuentes's Contact Card & Information.
Org Code: 606
Mail Code 606
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Brief Bio

Chief Scientist/Meteorologist experienced in atmospheric data assimilation systems (DAS), tropical meteorology, climate interpretation and weather forecasting, with 14 years of experience. Joined NASA Goddard through UMBC/GEST in June 2005 and has done work in meteorological processes, interactions between the physical and chemical aspects of the climate system, forecasting techniques, numerical model analysis, and hurricane research since. PMP Certified with Program/Project Management and Leadership experience across several multi-million projects at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.


Chief Scientist Officer

ADNET Systems Inc, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD

2023 - Present

Vice President - Program Manager - Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Geophysics support services contract

SSAI, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD

2022 - 2023

Project Manager I (HBS)/Lead Research Scientist Supervisor (GMAO)

SSAI - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

2018 - 2022

Lead Research Scientist Supervisor

SSAI at NASA's Global Modeling and Assimilation Office - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

2012 - 2018

Support Scientist

ERT Corp - NOAA NESDIS in Camp Springs, MD

2010 - 2011

Support Scientist

ERT Corp - NASA GSFC in Greenbelt, MD

2009 - 2010

Graduate Research Assistant

NOAA NCAS - NASA GSFC in Greenbelt, MD

2005 - 2009


PhD. Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology, Howard University, Washington, DC: August, 2009

B.S. Theoretical Physics, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR: May 2004

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Project Management Institute, 2017

Other Professional Information

Citation indices        All Since           2011
Citations                            42                   29
h-index                                1                     1
i10-index                             1                     1



2017. "Tropical Cyclones in the 7km NASA Global Nature Run for use in Observing System Simulation Experiments." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 34 (1): 73-100 [10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0094.1] [Journal Article/Letter]

2009. "AIRS impact on the analysis and forecast track of tropical cyclone Nargis in a global data assimilation and forecasting system." Geophysical Research Letters 36 (6): L06812 [10.1029/2008GL037122] [Journal Article/Letter]


2015. "Evaluation of the 7-km GEOS-5 Nature Run." NASA Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 36 (NASA/TM-2014-104606): [Report]