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CHRISTINA KARAMPERIDOU

Associate Professor

PhD: Columbia University, 2012

MSc: Environmental Protection & Sustainable Development, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2007

MSc: Hydraulics & Environmental Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006

BSc: Civil & Environmental Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

 
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MADELINE MCKENNA

PhD student

Education 

M.A. Climate and Society, Columbia University, 2016

B.S. Environmental Science, Northeastern University, 2014

Research Interests:

ENSO dynamics & teleconnections, tropical-extratropical interactions, and connections between ENSO and extreme weather phenomena.

 
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ZACHARY MENZO

PhD student

Education

MA: Climate Science and PolicyScripps Institute of Oceanography, UCSD, 2017

BS: Earth & Environmental Science, University of Michigan, 2013

Research Interests

Climate change, extreme weather, biogeochemical cycles, science communication, atmospheric chemistry, geoengineering

 
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HOPE OBERG

MS student

Education

MS: Atmospheric SciencesUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa, expected 2023

BS:  Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021

Research Interests

Tropical cyclones, climate change, ENSO dynamics, extreme weather.

 

ALUMNI/AE

 
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CHAOWAT SIWAPORNCHAI

Masters Student

Education

MS: Atmospheric Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BS: Earth Sciences, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Research Interests

Climate change & variability, ENSO, climate modeling and forecasting

 
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MICHAEL ITO

Undergraduate Student (Information & Computer Sciences)

Education

BA: Information & Computer Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Research Interests

Deep learning with Graphs and Networks for Climate Applications, Bioinformatics and Microbiomes, Solar Physics and Astronomy​, Deep learning theory

 
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JAN VAN DER VEKEN

Masters Student

Education

MS: Atmospheric Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BS: Meteorology, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

Tropical Cyclones, lightning, climate modeling and downscaling, weather risk management

 
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JIL KIEFER

PhD candidate

Education 

M.Sc. Marine Geosciences, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany

B.Sc. Geophysics/Physical Oceanography, University of Hamburg, Germany

Research Interests:

ENSO dynamics and impacts, climate variability, paleoclimate and paleoclimate variability

 
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NICHOLAS MODAR

Undergraduate student

Education

MS: Earth & Climate SciencesSan Francisco State University

BS: Atmospheric SciencesUniversity of Hawaii at Mānoa, May 2019

AA: Social Science, American River College

Research Interests

Climate change, wildfire dynamics, predictability of wildfire weather, role of fire in global earth system processes.