Johannes P Loschnigg
Executive Office of the President
Office of Science and Technology Policy
725 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20502
Johannes Loschnigg, a former AMS Member, is a Senior Policy Analyst at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in Washington, D.C. Working in OSTP's Environment and Energy Division, Dr. Loschnigg is responsible for issues relating to renewable energy, climate science, and earth satellite observations. Previously, Dr. Loschnigg was the Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the Committee on Science and a Professional Staff member in the US House of Representatives. Dr. Loschnigg first came to Capitol Hill in 2002 as a Congressional Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, to work in the US Senate office of the Honorable Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut. Between 1998 and 2002, Dr. Loschnigg worked for the University of Hawaii, initially as post-doctoral fellow, and later as a visiting scientist. While there he concentrated on coupled ocean-atmosphere modeling of the Indian and Pacific oceans, as well as the impacts of climate variability on disease and human health. In addition, he has held positions as graduate research and scientific assistant at the University of Colorado at Boulder, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, the Department of Physics at the University of Freiburg in Germany, and the Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Dr. Loschnigg has BA degrees in both physics and international relations from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and MS and PhD degrees in astrophysical, planetary and atmospheric sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder.