Dr. Tsengdar Lee, High End Computing Program Manager
Tsengdar Lee received a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State University in 1992. He credits his training as a short-term weather modeler and later contributions to large information technology (IT) projects, including the National Weather Service's Advanced Weather Information Processing System, as guiding his present-day decisions.
Lee joined NASA Headquarters in 2001 to manage the Scientific Computing and Global Modeling and Analysis Programs for the Earth Science Enterprise. Since July 2004, he has served within the Science Mission Directorate as HEC Program Manager. HEC encompasses the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Division at Ames Research Center and the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) at Goddard Space Flight Center.