Curt Tilmes is the Technical Lead for the Global Change Information System, detailed from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to the U.S. Global Change Research Program. At GSFC he worked on science data processing systems for the Earth Observing System Data and Information System, including that of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI).
Curt is involved with NASA's Earth Science Data Systems Working Groups and the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners where he chairs the Data Stewardship Committee and serves on the Executive Committee. His research has been focused on provenance and reproducibility of scientific data and he currently serves as NASA's representative to the W3C Provenance Working Group.
Dr. Tilmes received B.S. degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from Virginia Tech, M.S. degrees in Computer Science and System Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
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