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Current open MS/PhD positions exist on the following projects (Fall 2024): 


  • Machine learning models of tropical cyclogenesis under various climate change and climate variability scenarios. 

  • Tropical influences on atmospheric blocking in past, present, and future climates. 

How to apply:

  1. Submit your application to the Graduate Program in Atmospheric Sciences following these instructions. Indicate in your interest statement that you are interested in joining Prof. Karamperidou's research group. 

  2. Fill in this google form* to express your interest in the open MS/PhD positions in the Karamperidou research group. This form is for review purposes while your formal application is being processed by UH and does not equal a formal application. 

MS/PhD candidate qualifications:

  • B.S./M.S. degree in atmospheric/environmental science, engineering, computer science or closely related fields.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and academic performance records.

  • The successful applicants must complete the UHM Graduate Division application process and be accepted into the UHM Atmospheric Sciences MS/Ph.D. program. Indicating your interest in the google form does not equal a formal application. 

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in python coding.

*If you don't have access to google forms due to internet restrictions in your area, please send your material via email to Dr. Karamperidou. 

Postdoctoral Positions:

Please contact Dr. Karamperidou via email to inquire about open positions at the postdoctoral level. 

There are always opportunities to collaborate in your application to any of the national fellowship programs for postdoctoral research, e.g.: 

We would be excited to host you at UH! 

Postdoc qualifications:

  • a PhD degree in atmospheric science, environmental science, physics,  engineering, or closely related fields,

  • strong oral and written communication skills,

  • strong publication record, and demonstrated strong work ethic

  • the ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • experience running weather forecasting and/or global climate models.

  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience running weather forecasting and/or global climate models, and applicants with machine learning experience.

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