Suresh K.S. Vannan

Director, ORNL DAAC; CCSI Data Theme Lead

Suresh Vannan is the manager of the Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for Biogeochemical Dynamics at ORNL.  He is also the theme leader for CCSI’s Data Integration, Dissemination, and Informatics group. As the data theme lead, Suresh is coordinating the effort for leveraging CCSI’s data capabilities for addressing climate change related research and application priorities. 

His research interests include development of tools and services for effective dissemination of geospatial data.  Suresh received his MBA from University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2013.  He received his MS in meteorology from University of Maryland in 2003 and his Bachelor of Engineering in Geoinformatics from Anna University (Chennai, India) in 2001. Suresh is an active member in AGU, ESIP, and ESDSWG.