Dr. Bruno Sanchez-Andrade Nuño
Gain Director of Science & Technology
Together with Ian Noble, Chief Scientist, and Juan José Daboub, CEO, Bruno is responsible for model development, data mining, strategy, communications, methodological development and visualization techniques of the GAIN Index.
Bruno, originally from Spain, joins the Institute from the U.S. National Academies, where he was a Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy fellow. He previously worked, for 2 years, as a space and rocket scientist at the Department of Defense Naval Research Laboratory. His work focused on solar data analysis and project planning for NASA rockets and satellites. He was also faculty at George Mason University. In 2008 he obtained his Ph.D. in astrophysics at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Goettingen, Germany. His astrophysics career focused on understanding the Sun and the sun-earth relationship, including space weather. He has also contributed in science outreach in several countries, including peer reviewed articles, webpages, workshops and conferences.
Bruno has a strong passion for science and technology and its practical applications for a better world. In 2011 he was the Project Manager for an application that received an award from the World Bank´s competition “Apps for Development” for its contribution to raise awareness to the Millennium Development Goals. In 2013 was awarded Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Email: brunosan -at- gain.org Direct: 417-278-6676