National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Cooperative REmote Sensing Science & Technology Center aims to conduct research consistent with NOAA’s interests of Environmental Assessment, Prediction and Environmental Stewardship. NOAA-CREST research creates a framework to recruit, educate, train and graduate undergraduate and graduate students especially from underrepresented minority communities for professional opportunities and  thus create a diverse STEM workforce for NOAA, other federal agencies, private sectors and academia. 

NOAA-CREST members are actively involved in the state-of-the-art research with a focus on remote sensing science and technologies, that closely integrates with NOAA’s mission to protecting and managing the use of coastal resources, increasing our understanding of climate variability and change, and serving society’s need for weather and water information.

Assigned to the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service’ (NESDIS), Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), CREST thematic research & education projects are designed to address NOAA’s main missions of Sciences, Services, and Stewardships.

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Our People

Our people are our greatest asset — we are comprised of creative, caring, and highly skilled professionals dedicated to serving the scientific and engineering community.

Eugene Leykin
Eugene Leykin

CE Lab Technician
Ph: (212) 650-8210/8129
Fax: (212) 650-8097

Pedro Sequera
Pedro Sequera

Data Scientist - Accenture

Dugwon Seo
Dugwon Seo

Assistant Professor
Ph: (718) 631-6262

Jianting Zhang
Jianting Zhang

Assistant Professor in Geographical Information System, Department of Computer Science
Ph: (212) 650 - 6175

Partners & Affiliates

Our partners and affiliates consist of key players in the scientific and engineering industry that support our endeavors for education and mission.

Columbia University
Hampton University
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Colorado State University
The City College of New York
San Diego State University
Earth Resources Technology, Inc.
University of Wisconsin
Raytheon Mission Operations Solutions
University of Texas, El-Paso
Northrop Grumman
University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus