Loyola Diego


Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
Institut für Methodik der Fernerkundung
82234 Weßling

Diego G. Loyola R. received the master degree (Lic. Inf.) in computer science from ESLAI, Universidad de Lujan in Argentina and the Dr.-Ing. degree in remote sensing from the Technische Universität München in Germany.

Since 1990 he has been a Scientist and Project/Program Manager with the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt – DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, and in 2016/2017 and 2000 was a Visiting Scientist with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, USA.

He works for the DLR’s Remote Sensing Technology Institute, where he leads the programs delivering the operational atmospheric composition, aerosols and cloud products from the European missions:

  • GOME/ERS-2
  • GOME-2/MetOp-A, GOME-2/MetOp-B, and GOME-2/MetOp-C
  • TROPOMI/Sentinel-5-Precursor
  • Sentinel-4/MTG

Additionally since 2018 he is a Visiting Professor at the School of Physics, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki in Greece.

Dr-Ing. Loyola is worldwide one of the leading scientist in the area of atmospheric composition measurements from space and related applications.

His research interests are with remote sensing of atmospheric trace gases, cloud and aerosol properties, as well as computational intelligence and machine learning techniques.

Dr-Ing. Loyola has over two decades experience in leading international and interdisciplinary projects with scientist and engineers working across Europe and North America.


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