Sebastian Klaassen

Senior Software Engineer

Sebastian Klaassen is a Software Engineer for NASA’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (ORNL DAAC). Sebastian is the lead developer on the MODIS/VIIRS web service and several software tools used internally at the ORNL DAAC. He also collaborates with the Spruce and Peatland Responses Under Changing Environments (SPRUCE) group as a machine learning scientist.

Sebastian received his Dipl.-Ing. in Computer Science from the University of Vienna in 2017. He joined ORNL in 2018 after winning the best solution award at the 2017 Smokey Mountain Computational Science And Engineering Conference.