Susan Owen named acting JPL Chief Scientist

Friday, September 1, 2023

Susan Owen has been appointed as JPL's Acting Chief Scientist.

Susan has been instrumental in formulation of JPL’s climate strategy and is a visible leader in the Lab’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) efforts. She is a respected leader in the geodesy community, having served as the AGU Geodesy Section president. Susan was appointed JPL Principal in 2018 and awarded JPL’s People Leadership Award in 2022.