Assistant Computational Atmospheric Scientist
Modeling and Air Quality Assessment Team
DegreePh.D., Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005.
Current RoleComputational Atmospheric Modeler, Atmospheric Science and Climate Research; member of the Center for Geospatial Analysis (remote sensing area).
CapabilitiesGlobal/regional modeling of atmospheric aerosols and their radiative effects on global climate; multi-scale numerical modeling of cloud microphysics and cloud-precipitation processes; chemical transport modeling of aerosol influences on the marine biogeochemical cycle; applying remote sensing data in global/regional climate models.
- Principal investigator: Argonne project on cloud processes and uncertainty modeling in next-generation high-resolution climate models.
- Science team member: National Science Foundation (NSF) — Cloud Aerosol Radiative Forcing Dynamics Experiment (CARDEX).
- Co-investigator: NSF projects on Pacific dust and cloud-climate feedbacks due to extra-tropical cloud systems; key player in the California Air Resources Board project on black carbon and regional climate.
- Contributor: International Panel on Climate Change Third Assessment Report, chapter on aerosol effects.
- Co-author: United Nations Environment Program regional climate assessment report on brown clouds over Asia.