Senior Advisor, Jonathon Ormes, PhD
Dr. Jonathan F. Ormes Jonathan Ormes is a Research Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and recently retired from a position as Director of the Denver Research Institute at the University of Denver. He was appointed Director of DRI on Feburary 1, 2005. Formerly Dr. Ormes was the Director of Space Sciences at the Goddard Space Flight Center from 2000 until 2004. He was responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing the Center’s programs and research in space science. He retired from the government in July 2004 to assume his current position of Research Professor at the University of Denver.
Recently Dr. Ormes has turned his attention to understanding the issues involved in our stewardship of the planet, including global warming, species extinctions, land and water issues and how these issues are driven by increasing population and affluence. He joins MwB as a research advisor for grants and other relevant issues for the MwB Research Center planned for Boulder, Colorado.