Dr. Rosa M C Kao

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Dr. Rosa M C Kao

  • Assistant Director for IT , Earth Sciences Division
  • 301.614.5673 | 301.614.5666
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610.9
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Rosa Kao is currently Assistant Director for IT of the Earth Sciences Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She was the Assistant Chief for Scientific Computing for the Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes (1991-2005), the Assistant Chief for Scientific Computing for the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory (2005-2011), and has been the Chief Information Officer of the Earth Sciences Directorate then the Division since 1996. Prior to these positions, she was the Deputy for Technology of the Ocean Data Systems Office at Goddard (1986-1991).

    She received her PhD in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Brief Bio

    Rosa Kao is currently Assistant Director for IT of the Earth Sciences Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She was the Assistant Chief for Scientific Computing for the Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes (1991-2005), the Assistant Chief for Scientific Computing for the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory (2005-2011), and has been the Chief Information Officer of the Earth Sciences Directorate then the Division since 1996. Prior to these positions, she was the Deputy for Technology of the Ocean Data Systems Office at Goddard (1986-1991).

    She received her PhD in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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