Research Projects || Years 1 - 2

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Postdoc, Earth + Environmental Engineering (Columbia University)

OPEN-SOURCE PROCESS FOR ROUTINE PARAMETER ESTIMATION + UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION FOR THE CLM

Dave Lawrence (Co-PI, NCAR)
Katie Dagon (Co-PI, NCAR)
Linnia Hawkins (Postdoc, NCAR / Columbia)

Tian Zheng
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Agonafir

STATISTICAL METHODS FOR FUNCTIONAL REGRESSION FOR SPATIAL TEMPORAL DYNAMICS

Tian Zheng (Co-PI, Columbia)
Galen McKinley (Co-PI, Columbia)
Candace Agonafir (Postdoc, Columbia)

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DLawrence1
Graduate Research Assistant, Earth + Environmental Engineering (Columbia University)

CONSTRAINING PHENOLOGY WITH MACHINE LEARNING

Pierre Gentine (Co-PI, Columbia)
Dave Lawrence (Co-PI, NCAR)
Aya Lahlou (Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia)

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MPritchard
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LOW-CLOUD TURBULENCE USING MACHINE LEARNING

Pierre Gentine (Co-PI, Columbia)
Mike Pritchard (Co-PI, UC Irvine / NVIDIA)
Yongquan Qu (Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia)

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Matthew Long headshot

METRICS FOR CESM: MACHINE-LEARNING BASED AIR-SEA CO2 FLUXES

Galen McKinley (Co-PI, Columbia)
Matt Long (Co-PI, NCAR)

Pincus
Carl Vondrick

LEARNING OPTIMAL RELATIONSHIPS FOR SOLAR RADIATION

Robert Pincus (Co-PI, Columbia)
Carl Vondrick (Co-PI, Columbia)
Dion Ho (Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia)

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Postdoc, Climate School (Columbia University)

WARM RAIN MICROPHYSICS EMULATION

Marcus van Lier-Walqui (PI, Columbia)
Kaitlyn Loftus (Postdoc, Columbia)

VKumar
DLawrence1
Graduate Research Assistant, Computer Science (Univ. of Minnesota)

DEEP LEARNING BASED INVERSE MODELING FOR PARAMETER ESTIMATION

Vipin Kumar (Co-PI, Univ. of Minnesota)
Dave Lawrence (Co-PI, NCAR)
Arvind Renganathan (Postdoc, Univ. of Minnesota)

KLamb
Postdoc, Climate School (Columbia University)

UNIFICATION OF LABORATORY + OBSERVATIONAL DATA VIA LEARNING ALGORITHMS FOR ROBUST MODELS OF ICE MICROPHYSICS

Kara Lamb (PI, Columbia)
Joseph Ko (Postdoc, Columbia)

Elsaesser
Postdoc, Earth Observatory of Singapore + Asian School of the Environment (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

OPTIMIZED SYSTEMATIC CALIBRATION OF EARTH SYSTEM MODEL PHYSICS

Greg Elsaesser (PI, NASA-GISS)
Qingyuan Yang (Postdoc, Columbia)

Giometto
Weng
Postdoc, Civil Engineering + Engineering Mechanics

PHYSICS DATA DRIVEN SURROGATE MODELS FOR VEGETATION-ATMOSPHERE INTERACTION: IMPROVED PARAMETERIZATION OF TURBULENT EXCHANGES BETWEEN PLANT CANOPIES AND THE ATMOSPHERE

Marco Giometto (Co-PI, Columbia)
Ensheng Weng (Co-PI, Columbia)
Jaeyoung Jung (Postdoc, Columbia)

Kingslake
Porter
RMatai

LEAP CRYO: LEARNING NEW ICE SHEET SLIDING LAWS WITH NEURAL NETS + HIGH-RESOLUTION ICE MODELS

Jonny Kingslake (Co-PI, Columbia)
David Porter (Co-PI, Columbia)
Racheet Matai (Postdoc, Columbia)

MPritchard
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Associate Research Scientist, Earth System Science (UC Irvine)

TOWARDS ROBUST, RELIABLE, AND OPERATIONAL SUPER-PARAMETERIZATION EMULATORS

Mike Pritchard (Co-PI, UC Irvine / NVIDIA)
Pierre Gentine (Co-PI, Columbia)
Sungduk Yu (Postdoc, UC Irvine)

Graduate Research Assistant, Earth System Science (UC Irvine)
Graduate Research Assistant, Earth System Science (UC Irvine)

Jerry Lin (Graduate Research Assistant, UC Irvine)
Savannah Ferretti (Graduate Research Assistant, UC Irvine)

Laure Zanna
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RETHINKING AIR-SEA FLUXES PARAMETERIZATION

Laure Zanna (Co-PI, NYU)
David John Gagne (Co-PI, NCAR)
Jiarong Wu (Postdoc, NYU)

Vanessa Burbano
Postdoc, Management (Columbia Business School)

CORPORATE STAKEHOLDERS’ RESPONSES TO CLIMATE INITIATIVES AND CLIMATE-BASED COMMUNICATIONS + INFORMATION

Vanessa Burbano (PI, Columbia)
Florencio Portocarrero (Postdoc, Columbia)

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Lang
Graduate Research Assistant, Science Education (Teachers College, Columbia University)

LAB TO SCHOOL: SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR K-12 TEACHERS IN NYC

Oren Pizmony-Levy (Co-PI, Teachers College)
Charles Lang (Co-PI, Teachers College)
Christina Torres (Graduate Research Assistant, Teachers College)

Carl Vondrick
UMall

NEURO-SYMBOLIC MACHINE LEARNING FOR CLIMATE

Carl Vondrick (PI, Columbia)
Utkarsh Mall (Postdoc, Columbia)