CICS Deputy Director Hugo Berbery
Acting ESSIC Director Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm has announced that Dr. Hugo Berbery (who now serves as CICS-MD Director) will be taking an expanded role as Deputy Director of the CICS Consortium. Hugo has been Director of CICS-MD since July 2012. In this position, he has coordinated collaborative research projects between CICS-MD and NOAA scientists, overseeing a workforce of more than 100 scientists with July 2015- June 2016 expenditures of about $11.6 million. In his new position as CICS Deputy Director, he will lead the reactivation of the CICS Council of Fellows, and help develop a CICS strategic plan that will cover the re-competition of the cooperative agreement in 2019.