Our People

CREST Key Personnel Team

  • Reza M. Khanbilvardi, Ph.D., P.E.
    Reza M. Khanbilvardi

    Director of NOAA-CREST
    Ph: (212) 650-8009
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

  • Shakila Merchant, Ph.D.
    Shakila Merchant

    Assistant Director, NOAA-CREST
    Ph: (212) 650-8379
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

  • William B. Rossow, Ph.D.
    William B. Rossow

    Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at City College of New York
    Ph: (212) 650-5389
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

  • Paul Alabi
    Paul Alabi

    Data Manager and Satellite - Earth Observing Station Manager at NOAA-CREST; Software, Systems & Web Services Manager at NOAA-CREST
    Ph: (212) 650-5025
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

  • Fred Moshary, Ph.D.
    Fred Moshary

    Deputy Director at NOAA-CREST, Professor of Electrical Engineering at City College of New York, Director of Earth Systems Science & Environmental Engineering
    Ph: (212) 650-7251
    Fax: (212) 650-8249

  • Olga Joseph
    Olga Joseph

    Communications and Outreach Manager, NOAA-CREST
    Ph: (212) 650-8121
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

  • César Ortiz
    César Ortiz

    Academic Center Manager, NOAA-CREST
    Ph: (212) 650-8890
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

  • Nancy Degnan
    Nancy Degnan

    Education Lead Expert, NOAA-CREST
    Ph: (212) 650-8354
    Fax: (212) 650-8097

Our Facilities

NOAA-CREST spans to different facilities, laboratories, weather stations and academia performing scientific research and development.

CREST Consortium

CREST is led by The City University of New York and brings together Hampton University, VA; University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, PR; San Diego State University, CA; University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD; University of Texas at El Paso, TX.