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Analytical Mechanics Associates
Program Role
Program Coordinator


Sydney Neugebauer serves as the Capacity Building Program Coordinator. She supports activities across the Capacity Building Program’s elements and initiatives, including ARSET, DEVELOP, SERVIR, Prizes & Challenges, and the Indigenous Peoples Initiative.

Sydney joined NASA in 2018 as a participant at the NASA DEVELOP National Program, where she worked with local leaders to quantify salt marsh dynamics in coastal Massachusetts using remotely sensed data. Sydney joined NASA DEVELOP full time as a Project Coordination Fellow and Lead at Langley Research Center and worked as a GIS consultant.

Sydney joined the Capacity Building Program in April 2021. As coordination and analysis lead, she supports program management by gathering and analyzing program metrics and indicators; coordinating work across program elements and within Earth Action; presenting at meetings, workshops, and conferences; managing internal and external communications; mentoring Capacity Building Program interns; and more. Sydney received NASA's Early Career Achievement Award at the Agency Honor Awards in 2022.

Sydney holds two bachelor's degrees from Boston University in Environmental Earth Science and music.