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Amy Burzynski

Amy Burzynski

Research Associate III

About Me:

Amy Burzynski joined the Data Processing Center (DPC) at CIRA Fort Collins in March 2021 as CloudSat Data Processing Algorithm Integration Lead. She joined the INCUS project in June 2022 as the INCUS Science Data Processing Center Co-Lead and Algorithm Integration Lead.

Amy works with local and remote data product algorithm developers, coordinating and facilitating the implementation of their software applications at the DPC to generate official data products for NASA’s CloudSat and INCUS missions.

Prior to joining CIRA, Amy was a Data Analyst and Development Team Lead at CSU’s Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Wildland Fire Program. Between college and graduate school, she worked for the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (ERDC-CRREL) EPOLAR Program.

Amy received a B.A. with Honors in Environmental Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College and M.A. in Earth Sciences (Geology) from the University of Northern Colorado. She holds active Project Management Professional (PMP) and Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certifications.

Professional interests include:

  • Scientific software product development, including Agile/Scrum
  • Software development team building and leadership (with dev team member backgrounds in physical/biological sciences, GIS, and CS)
  • Environmental applications of GIS, remote sensing, and machine learning
  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Technical project management
  • Project and program management process development and troubleshooting