Paul D. Try, PhD

Dr. Paul Try, Executive Director of Taksha’s Institute for Atmospheric Optics and Remote Sensing (IFAORS), is also Senior Vice President and Program Manager at Science and Technology Corporation (STC) and recent past Director of the International Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Project Office. He received his PhD in atmospheric sciences from the University of Washington. Dr. Try has extensive expertise in atmospheric physics, meteorological in-situ and remote sensors (satellite and radar), as well as data collection, processing, exchange and archival activities.

Prior to joining STC, he served in the U.S. Air Force Air Weather Service and, also, the Office of the Secretary of Defense where he provided oversight management of all DOD research and development in the environmental sciences. Dr. Try is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and was president of the AMS in 1996-97.