Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor | Department of Geographical Sciences,

University of Maryland.

Africa Program Lead | NASA Harvest

Agriculture and Food Security Thematic Lead | NASA SERVIR


Professor Catherine Nakalembe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland. In her role as the NASA Harvest Africa Lead and Agriculture and Food Security Thematic Lead on NASA's SERVIR Applied Sciences Team, she applies her extensive expertise in satellite remote sensing and machine learning to conduct groundbreaking research and develop applications aimed at advancing agriculture, supporting food security initiative, mapping land use, facilitating humanitarian aid, and enhancing climate resilience with a focus on Africa.

She received her Ph.D. in Geographical Science from the University of Maryland, a  Master's in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, and a B.Sc. Environmental Science from Makerere University Kampala, Uganda

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