Rupesh Shrestha

I am a research staff member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), working at NASA’s Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC). I have a background in remote sensing, cyber infrastructure, data science and forestry. My current interests include developing data services and visualization platform for remote-sensed and in-situ datasets. At ORNL DAAC, I am leading NASA’s MODIS/VIIRS subsetting platform and soil moisture data distribution platform. I have a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and M.S. in Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics from Stuttgart, Germany. I also serve as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  I am a member of AGU and ASPRS.