Holloway named deputy leader of NASA Air Quality Applied Science Team

January 11, 2013

Tracey Holloway, UW-Madison associate professor of environmental studies, has been named deputy leader of the NASA Air Quality Applied Science Team (AQAST).   

Tracey Holloway

The AQAST team was created in 2011 by the NASA Applied Sciences Program to serve the needs of U.S. air quality management through the use of earth science satellite data, suborbital data and models. 

AQAST members have expertise in the wide array of earth science tools and data sets available from NASA and other agencies. The team of atmospheric scientists conducts a wide range of projects and works with air quality agencies at the local, state, regional and national level.

Holloway was appointed deputy leader in December 2012. She assumes specific responsibility for external relations with the public, air quality agencies and NASA. Holloway has had training in public outreach and engagement as a 2011 Stanford University Leopold Leadership Fellow, media training at UW-Madison and outreach experience in her past role as director of the Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment at UW-Madison.

In support of her work as AQAST deputy leader, Holloway will coordinate with recent UW-Madison journalism graduate Sarah Witman. You can follow Holloway tweeting for the NASA AQAST team on Twitter at @NASA_AQAST.