Speakers: Gaige Kerr, PhD

Research Scientist at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University

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Gaige Kerr is a research scientist in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. He received his BSc with honors in Atmospheric Science from Cornell University and his MA and PhD in Earth and Planetary Sciences from Johns Hopkins University. In his research, Dr. Kerr uses big data from atmospheric models and satellites to understand disparities in air pollution and associated disease burdens as well as the role of meteorology and emissions on ambient air quality. He currently serves on several boards and committees for the American Meteorological Society and previously was an Air Quality Fellow for the U.S Department of State’s Greening Diplomacy Initiative. 

On the agenda



  1. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  2. Caribou Space

  3. Esri

  4. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  5. Picterra

  6. Planet

  7. Replicable AI for Microplanning (RAMP)

  8. SparkGeo

  9. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


  1. Azavea

  2. Capella Space

  3. D4DInsights

  4. Element84

  5. European Space Agency (ESA)

  6. Locana

  7. PLACE

  8. Radiant Earth Foundation

  9. TileDB

  10. Umbra


  1. Cyient

  2. Development Seed

  3. DevGlobal

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