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Stephen Ambrose, Chief Climate Scientist at SAIC

Stephen Ambrose

Chief climate scientist


Stephen Ambrose, Chief Climate Scientist at SAIC

Stephen Ambrose serves as the chief climate scientist at Science Applications International Corp., a Fortune 500 technology and engineering company.

SAIC said it offers modernization and mission solutions to customers in the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets.

Ambrose serves as a subject matter expert on climate at SAIC, supporting the company’s efforts to build “inclusive solutions to meet the most challenging problems facing civilization,” according to his LinkedIn profile.

He became SAIC’s first chief climate scientist in July, bringing more than 40 years of experience working for government agencies in charge of protecting the environment.

Ambrose has supported the climate missions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior, SAIC said in a press release.

SAIC hired him to find ways to address climate challenges using technology solutions such as data science, modeling, artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics.

Before joining SAIC, Ambrose served as a senior adviser and program manager at General Dynamics Information Technology.

He supported GDIT’s work in scientific modeling, application development, web design, visualization, computational science and statistical support.

Ambrose earned a bachelor’s degree in physical science from the University of Maryland and completed coursework in geography and climatology at the University of Maryland Graduate School’s Geography Department.

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