Universities Space Research Association establishes new "Earth from Space Institute" and appoints Miguel Roman founding director
Columbia, Maryland and Washington DC—January 16, 2019. Universities Space Research Association (USRA) today announced the formation of the Earth from Space Institute (EfSI) and the appointment of Dr. Miguel O. Román as the founding director of the institute.Dr. Miguel Román
The Earth from Space Institute, co-located within USRA Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, will conduct innovative research and application studies to advance understanding of a wide range of Earth system topics enabled by observational technology from space, and information analysis capabilities, serving societal needs to better respond to natural and human-driven changes in the Earth system.
According to Dr. Jeffrey Isaacson, President and Chief Executive Officer, USRA, “The establishment of the Earth from Space Institute is part of our strategic plan to...