Points of Contact for ORTA

Office of Research Transition & Application (ORTA)

NOAA Headquarters
Dr. Fiona Horsfall
Director, Office of Research, Transition, and Application
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

Technology Partnerships Office (TPO)

NOAA Technology Partnerships Office
Kelly Wright
Director, Technology Partnerships Office
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

NOAA Technology Partnerships Office
Derek Parks
Deputy Director, Technology Partnerships Office
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office (UxSRTO)

NOAA Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office
Kenneth Vierra
Oceanographer / Remote Sensing Scientist, Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

NOAA Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office
John Walker
Atmospheric Scientist, Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research