Anthony Arendt

Senior Data Science Fellow

Anthony Arendt is a Senior Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute. Anthony joined the eScience Institute in June 2015 and provides expertise in relational databases, geospatial data analytics, and development of cloud computing solutions for scientific research. He is the Director of Community Engagement and leads the eScience Hackweek-as-a-Service program.

Anthony has a background in cryospheric science and has conducted research on the response of glaciers and ice sheets to changing climate. He was previously a Research Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he conducted field studies of Alaska glaciers and taught classes in Geographic Information Systems. He has worked at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Microsoft Research, and the UW Applied Physics Laboratory.


  • Community Engagement and Education
  • Open Source Tools in the Geosciences
  • Cloud Computing
  • Relational Databases/SQL