Dr. Marisa Hughes is the assistant program manager for Human and Machine Intelligence in APL’s Research and Exploratory Development Mission Area. Her focus is in artificial intelligence (AI), especially as it applies to climate intelligence. This includes AI methods to detect greenhouse gas emissions, assess climate tipping points, augment environmental sensing, and enhance operational forecasts of dynamic Earth systems. Dr. Hughes is the founder of the APL Climate Network and co-leads a Laboratory-wide initiative addressing the national and global challenges resulting from climate change. Additional areas of expertise include systems interaction, graph analytics, mathematics, data science, and modeling.