Catherine Nakalembe

Associate Research Professor
University of Maryland
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I’m an Associate Research Professor at the University of Maryland, the Africa Program Director under NASA Harvest, and a member of the NASA SERVIR Applied Sciences Team, on which I serve as the Agriculture and Food Security Thematic Lead. I have broad research interests and lead projects focusing on the development methods and applications of satellite remote sensing and machine learning to agriculture and food security, land use and land-use change mapping, humanitarian mapping, and climate change, and I support several capacity-building in the use of remote sensing for agriculture monitoring and research. I was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda, and have a Bs. in Environmental Sciences from Makerere University, a Master of Science in Geography and Environmental Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Geographical Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park

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