Victoria Ly received her B.S. in Environmental Sciences and Biology and Minor in GIS from the University of California, Berkeley.
Victoria spent over two years at the NASA Ames Research Center in California. She headed a team in the NASA DEVELOP program to work on a drought monitoring tool with the Navajo Nation Department of Water Resources. It was working on addressing water management issues and remote sensing that sparked her interest in hydrology. Victoria continued on working as a Research Scientist in NASA's Applied Sciences program.
For her graduate research work, Victoria is interested in investigating the distribution of snowmelt using ground-based observations, remote sensing, and computational modeling. Victoria is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellow Program.
In addition to research, Victoria likes to spend her free time surfing, biking, and working on film and visual art projects. Victoria is a National Geographic Young Explorer and passionate about exploring the world's wild places and the stories around them.