Postdoctoral Researchers

Min-Seop Ahn

Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Seoul National University

Research Areas

MJO dynamics and prediction, climate modeling

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Joe Finlon

Ph. D, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Research Areas

cloud microphysics and radar interpretation

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Blaz Gasparini

Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, ETH Zürich

Research Areas

Impacts of clouds on climate, cloud (micro)physics with a focus on high clouds, their description in climate models, and their cloud radiative effects, geoengineering.

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Brian Green

PhD, Climate Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Areas

Tropical climate dynamics, climate modeling

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Kevin Haghi

Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma

Research Areas

Wave dynamics, operational forecasting of atmospheric bores, sensitivity of lower-tropospheric gravity waves to changes/errors in initial conditions.

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Hannah Horowitz

Ph.D., Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

Research Areas

Anthropogenic impacts on climate & the environment: sea-salt aerosol from sea ice, chemistry-climate interactions, atmospheric chemistry modeling, mercury biogeochemistry.

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Daehyun Kang

Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

Research Areas

Tropical-extratropical interactions, Dynamical seasonal prediction

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Marie McGraw

Ph.D., Colorado State University

Research Areas

Arctic climate predictability

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Brett Palm

Ph.D., Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder

Research Areas

Atmospheric chemistry; secondary organic aerosol formation and composition; biomass burning emissions; mass spectrometry.

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Luke Parsons

Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona

Research Areas

Geosciences; using last Millennium Reanalysis to study paleo-inferred climate dynamics. Examine effects of climate variability and change on harmful algal blooms.

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Cristian Proistosescu

Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

Research Areas

Climate dynamics and variability, paleoclimate, statistics.

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Lettie Roach

PhD, Victoria University

Research Areas

Arctic climate variability in the CMIP6 models

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Sara Sanchez

Ph.D, Oceanography (specialization Climate Science), Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Research Areas

Tropical climate dynamics, paleoclimate, isotope geochemistry

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Kinya Toride

Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis

Research Areas

Atmospheric rivers

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Robert Wills

Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Research Areas

Decadal variability of the Earth’s atmosphere and ocean using a hierarchy of climate models.

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Jun Zhai

Ph.D., Yale University

Research Areas

Sea ice analysis and parameterization improvements using machine learning.

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Xiaoli Zhou

Ph.D., Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, McGill University

Research Areas

The evolution of mesoscale variability and cloud-aerosol interaction in cloud-top boundary layers, primarily using cloud-resolving and large-eddy simulation models.

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