Awards

Heliophysics Science Division Peer Award

August 2018, Heliophysics Science Dvision, NASA Goddard

Description: Daniel brings a practical and innovative element to the Fast Plasma Instrument team. His excellent work on the FPI Dashboards has provided a clear and comprehensive representation of FPI housekeeping telemetry, allowing science and operations personnel to assess instrument performance on a timely basis. The dashboards have garnered much attention and appreciation both inside and outside of HSD. Daniel’s ongoing efforts in the area of data mining tools development will have widespread benefits across a variety of disciplines and projects throughout HSD. Daniel has quickly become an integral part of the FPI team with his positive contributions.

Technical Excellence Peer Award

June 2015, Space and Earth Science Data Analytics Contract, NASA Goddard

Description: Daniel's eagerness to sign up for new tasks and learn and apply new technical skills has immensely helped the SESDA3 team at the NASA GESDISC, and make him the perfect candidate for the Technical Excellence award. His main contributions include development of shape file support and Histogram visualization in Giovanni. He has also been active in NASA GESDISC Days of Innovation by developing new WebGL based visualization methods, improving search relevancy and optimization of time series algorithm in Giovanni.

NASA Performance Award #2

June 2012, Global Change Data Center, NASA Goddard

Second instance of government performance award presented by branch chief Stephen Wharton on behalf of the Global Change Data Center (Code 610.2) at NASA Goddard. Delivered for success integrating web-based collaborative features into the Aerostat Tool for Statistical Intercomparison of Aerosols.

NASA Performance Award #1

June 2010, Global Change Data Center, NASA Goddard

First instance of government performance award present by branch chief Stephen Wharton on behalf of the Global Change Data Center (Code 610.2) at NASA Goddard. Delivered for success developing prototype visualization capabilities and supporting the team on their individual proposals.

Google Student Scholarship ($10,000)

December 2009, Google

Awarded without application following my first internship at Google Headquarters.