Jennifer Valdez

Research Associate III
Boulder, Colorado


Jennifer Valdez received her Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix, Colorado Campus (2003). Her areas of interest include Web technology and Outreach. Since joining CIRA in 2007, she has worked with others to create and manage dynamic and static web sites in order to find the best ways to communicate NOAA’s research to other Scientists and to the public. This requires staying current on new Web technologies and trends as well as being aware of how many different types of users find and utilize NOAA’s scientific research. Additionally, Web technology can be used within the scientific community to collaborate and archive research as well as tracking documentation and administration of research projects.

Recent Work

March 13, 2014
NOAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems is quickly becoming a project with great interest. Before it became a funded project, Jennifer created the web site to educate the public and others in NOAA about the potential of using unmanned aircraft for a ...