Ms. Cassie Xu
Director, Office of Education and Outreach , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) , The Earth Institute
Senior Staff Associate , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)
61 Rte 9W
Palisades, NY 10964
BIOGRAPHY: Cassie Xu is the Director of the Office of Education and Outreach (E&O) at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, which she has led efforts to establish. Under her direction, the Office has developed the framework needed to make more efficient use of institutional resources, encourage the participation of leading scientists and engineers in E&O efforts, create new partnerships with STEM educators and organizations, and develop a strategic and robustly funded E&O program that advances the central missions of the Observatory. The Office offers an ideal mix of educational research, authentic learning experiences, a centralized hub for education and outreach activities, and enthusiasm for innovation.