Friends and Alumni of the Atmospheric Sciences Department Please Join Us
Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
5pm-6pm PT (Seattle) via Zoom link
Please RSVP for the department reception at: https://forms.gle/fzkJLNTPFQr7u4sBA
For more information about this year’s AMS Conference, please go to: https://annual.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/2021/
Recent graduate Jonathan Weyn and Professor Dale Durran are featured in UW News for their collaborative research with Microsoft on using A.I. to produce more accurate research forecasts.Read more at UW News
Postdoc Robert Jnglin Wills is featured in UW News for his work on a new international study published in Science Advances. The study reveals changes to the circulation of the North Pacific and its impact on early human migration.Read more at UW News
Congratulations to Professor Shuyi Chen who was elected to the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Council and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Board of Trustees.
The AMS Council is the principal governing body of the Society and is responsible for ensuring the objectives of the Society are accomplished.
More than 50 UW researchers have been named to Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers. Among them are our very own Joel Thornton and Phil Rasch. Researchers named to this list have shown great influence through multiple highly cited papers throughout the last decade.Read more at UW News
Kyle Armour, associate professor in the School of Oceanography and Department of Atmospheric Sciences, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 James B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for his outstanding scientific contributions.Read more
A new study of wildfire smoke plumes led by UW Atmospheric Sciences researchers has found that smoke forecasts may incorrectly predict the amount of particles in staler smoke. The results could lead to better air quality forecasts for areas affected by wildfires.Read more at UW News
Sarah Doherty, associate affiliate professor in the department and program manager for the Marine Cloud Brightening Project, was featured in a recent NOVA TV episode titled “Can We Cool The Planet?”Watch at KCTS9
Congratulations to departmental alum Gretchen Mullendore who was recently selected as the next Director of the Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Laboratory (MMM) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Mullendore is currently a professor and chair of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of North Dakota.Read more at NCAR
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) selected new Atmospheric Sciences faculty member, Alex Turner, as the recipient of the 2020 AGU James R. Holton Award. This award recognizes early-career scientists with exceptional scientific research contributions and accomplishments who are no more than three years past receiving a Ph.D degree.Read more